FaithLife

I love to read, so here are some books that have really got me thinking lately. I think it is incredibly important for Christians to continue learning and stretching their minds with Biblically relevant and challenging books. Click on the books to find them at Amazon. And don’t forget the Bible. Although it is great to read books about Christ,

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Life

I’m hitting refresh every few minutes on my computer this morning to keep track of what’s going on at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg. An inmate who was taken to the hospital escaped and has already killed two people. He’s running loose on the Virginia Tech Campus this morning. It’s the first day of classes, so I’m sure it’s mass confusion.

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FaithTechnology

It’s been all over the tech news about a middle school girl who had her ipod stolen while at school. The parents are suing her friend who had borrowed it. The new American way, if anything happens bad, then sue. Don’t you think this is the type of thing that could be worked out between two friends. What do you

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Mark Driscoll has a great post up on his blog, The Resurgence about his thoughts on preaching. Check it out here. By way of preface, I will simply say to all the young preachers that preaching is like driving a clutch; it takes a long time to do well if you live through the practice.

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Technology

I went running today to calibrate my new Nike+ ipod Sensor. Since I didn’t buy the Nike shoes with the built in sensor hole, I had to rig up a way to hold the sensor on my shoelaces. I ordered a cool Velcro/nylon pouch from Marware, but while I am waiting, I had to rig up my own. It consisted

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Faith

Just got done with a youth praise band practice. Everyone rocked it out tonight. My neighbors probably were wondering what the heck was going on in my basement. Luke was jammin on the drums, Faith was strummin the acoustic, and I was joining in on the electric. We worked up two songs, Grace like Rain by Todd Agnew and Majestic

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Technology

After posting yesterday about the new beta version of blogger, I got a chance to update my blog to it today. Check out the new sidebars and the new labels. If you just want to see a certain topic, you can click on the label and see all posts that relate to it. I also need some new colors for

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Technology

For all you computer guys & gals, I’m trying out the beta of the new Windows Live Writer. It’s a new editor that allows you to post to your blog with more formatting options. So far so good. It even has a better spell checker. Wasn’t it ironic that blogger always flagged the word blog as being misspelled. The Microsoft

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Faith

Do you remember the scene from Indiana Jones: The Last Crusade where Harrison Ford is standing on the edge of the cliff, trying to decide what to do? His guidebook that his father gave him, tells of taking a step of faith. So Indy believes, and is willing to step out and trust that he will get across. When he

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I had an interesting misunderstanding while ordering at Arby’s this weekend. We just had a new Arby’s open up, so Jennifer and I headed out on a hot date to check it out (without the kids I might add). I guess you can tell there’s not much to do around here. Well I ordered a Chicken Bacon Swiss and the

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Life

I just started reading a new book by Thom Ranier and I’m already excited about it! (Thanks Jenni for the B-Day Book) Simple Church: Returning to God’s process for Making Disciples. Just a few months ago, I finished his excellent book Breakout Churches, which conceptually was based on the business research by Jim Collins in Good to Great. Dr. Ranier

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