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Mr. & Mrs. SQJ… 4 kids… several fish… this is our life…

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Entries from December 2005

SQJ = Squiggy Jahmal

December 30th, 2005 · Comments Off on SQJ = Squiggy Jahmal

The name of the blog might seem strange to you… I guess the Taipei is self-explanatory… but what does SQJ mean? Any guesses? Scott’s Quirky Jokes? See Quiet Jelly? Super Quick Joshua? Smilin’ Q Jerk? hmmmm…. no. Here’s the scoop. My first year of college at OCC… I was living on Boatman 3rd and my […]

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Tags: Fun and Games · Our Family/Ministry

Quote of the POSK #3

December 30th, 2005 · 3 Comments

Here’s quote number 3…. which might actually cause some discussion… (between the 3 of you who comment here) 🙂 Click HERE (or scroll below) to see about the contest part of these posts. Basically… if you can tell me (in a comment) which book I snagged these epigraphs from… you win the book. I know […]

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Tags: Books · Quotes · Series

Restore the Order

December 29th, 2005 · Comments Off on Restore the Order

Don’t expect me to blog about every Nebraska football game in the future… but after the last few years of suffering… the Cornhuskers’ 32-28 victory today over Michigan in the Alamo Bowl has to be mentioned. This game was great on so many levels… After a lot of struggles the last few years, it looks […]

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Tags: Nebraska · Sports

Church Planting Resources – #3

December 29th, 2005 · Comments Off on Church Planting Resources – #3

This is the second resource I’ll share with you out of the four I mention in the original post HERE. Resource #1 is HERE. Resource #2 is HERE. THE INDIGENOUS CHURCH – Melvin L. Hodges This book was first published in 1953 and is now in at least its 11th printing. It covers all of […]

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Tags: Church Planting/The Church · Series

Celebrating Boxing Day

December 28th, 2005 · Comments Off on Celebrating Boxing Day

I didn’t realize we did this until afte we did this… but since we celebrated Christmas on December 26th… does that mean we really celebrated BOXING DAY? How it happened… A few days ago we asked the kids about their favorite holiday traditions… Bethanie replied that it was how we got up in the morning […]

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Tags: Our Family/Ministry

The Ultimate Bridge Building Game

December 27th, 2005 · 1 Comment

When you’ve got a kid who likes to build stuff as much as we’ve got… you find ways to help develop the aptitude into a skill. Little did I know how addicting this little game would be! First download and install it… try your hand at building the bridges within the budget you are given… […]

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Tags: Fun and Games · Our Family/Ministry

Christmas Blogging Trilogy: #3 – Bastard

December 26th, 2005 · Comments Off on Christmas Blogging Trilogy: #3 – Bastard

Before anyone gets upset about the title of this post… please read the following three points. I’m not turning to the dark side. Actually it troubles me to write that title. Here’s the dictionary definition. This word is in the Bible. Shocked? Yeah… that’s partly why I put it in the title I guess. Here’s […]

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Tags: Church Planting/The Church · Series

Christmas Blogging Trilogy: #2 – Jian Baba & Mama

December 26th, 2005 · Comments Off on Christmas Blogging Trilogy: #2 – Jian Baba & Mama

Jen-Jen is one of our church members… but actually that doesn’t really introduce her well enough. If I said, “This congregation wouldn’t exist without Jen-Jen” I doubt anyone who knows the work here would disagree. She is the youngest of 5 children and the only daughter. She is the only Christian in her family. Her […]

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Tags: Church Planting/The Church · Missions · Our Family/Ministry · Prayer · Taiwan

Christmas Blogging Trilogy: #1 – Christmas in the Park

December 26th, 2005 · Comments Off on Christmas Blogging Trilogy: #1 – Christmas in the Park

You shoulda seen it… more than one hundred people from our church… marching around the park with banners, songs and skits proclaiming God’s glory to our neighbors! I’ll post a few pics below with some comments. The kids close to Bethanie’s age all dressed as angels and sang and danced. Bethanie is on the far […]

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Tags: Church Planting/The Church · Missions · Our Family/Ministry · Taiwan

Church Planting Resources – #2

December 21st, 2005 · Comments Off on Church Planting Resources – #2

This is the second resource I’ll share with you out of the four I mention in the original post HERE. Resource #1 is HERE. CHURCH PLANTING PHASES AND ACTIVITY LIST This resource actually has 2 parts. Be sure and download both the PHASES and the INTRODUCTION. Some people will read this and immediately claim it […]

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Tags: Church Planting/The Church · Series