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Entries from January 2006

Update on Mark Trotter

January 31st, 2006 · Comments Off on Update on Mark Trotter

I’m going to cut/paste the latest entry from over at http://www.teamexpansion.org/caring4mark/. I probably won’t quote or link many of the posts… but I feel like I NEED to mention Mark occasionally to remind us all to pray. I’ve noticed at least one reader of this blog left a comment for the Trotters on their update […]

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Tags: Missions · Prayer

____(fill in the blank) – blogging

January 31st, 2006 · Comments Off on ____(fill in the blank) – blogging

I’ve got a lot of posts to make…. “daddy-blogging” “uncle-blogging” “missions-blogging” “churchplanting-blogging” “ChineseNewYear-blogging” “etc-blogging” I’m gonna try to get some posts out today and tommorrow….. Starting with an update about Mark Trotter….. SQJ

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Tags: General

Caring4Mark – “Incurable, but not untreatable”

January 27th, 2006 · Comments Off on Caring4Mark – “Incurable, but not untreatable”

http://www.teamexpansion.org/caring4mark/ On January 20th, we received an urgent prayer need… Mark Trotter is a fellow Team Expansion missionary who was planning to move to Asia very soon. His wife is Lyla and they have 9 children. They were in Colorado Springs for some training at MTI when severe headaches became too intense for Mark to […]

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Tags: Missions · Prayer

I Gotta Ask My Friends About This….

January 26th, 2006 · 2 Comments

Just click on the play icon to play it right here… if you have shockwave flash installed. If you don’t know… just try it nothing bad will happen. I promise you. Taiwan has mandatory military service for all males. Hat tip to Wandering To Tamshui EDIT: From the comments: Jason says… Yeah! they call it […]

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Tags: Taiwan

Up to my neck…

January 26th, 2006 · Comments Off on Up to my neck…

in email…. I’m sorry if I haven’t replied to your emails lately…… I’m trying…. I’ve got to find a better way……… Please someone tell me if Vonage works in Taiwan. I don’t have time to check into that right now. SQJ

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Tags: Taiwan · Tech

Which Kind of Sportscar are You?

January 26th, 2006 · Comments Off on Which Kind of Sportscar are You?

These quizzes are all the rage lately… pretty funny. Also pretty dumb… but only takes about 40 seconds and you get a blog post out of it. So… here it is. I’m a Chevrolet Corvette! You’re a classic – powerful, athletic, and competitive. You’re all about winning the race and getting the job done. While […]

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Tags: Fun and Games

Dr. Helen: Boys are Just “Defective Girls”

January 24th, 2006 · Comments Off on Dr. Helen: Boys are Just “Defective Girls”

As the father of 2 boys (and since I am one myself!) I’m always interested to read about “bringing up boys”. One of the great resources for this topic is the book by James Dobson of that same name. If you are bringing up a boy… I can say without qualification that you need to […]

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Tags: Books

Quote of the POSK #5

January 24th, 2006 · Comments Off on Quote of the POSK #5

This is the last of the 5 quotes from Discipling Nations: The Power of Truth to Transform Cultures. Even though Sean C. already won the contest… I want to share the final quote with you… From: An Adequate Philosophy of Religion, by Abraham Kuyper Wherever a man may stand, whatever he may do, to whatever […]

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Tags: Quotes · Series

Joyful Day for the Xie Family…

January 20th, 2006 · 3 Comments

And… according the the scriptures… the angels of heaven as well… If you have visited us, you probably know David and Fannie Xie. Their children are Bunny and Hong Yuan. Bethanie got a phone call from Bunny on New Year’s Eve making the announcement that she and her brother would be baptized the following morning. […]

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Tags: Church Planting/The Church · Missions · Taiwan

The Greatest Scooter in the World

January 19th, 2006 · 1 Comment

11 things about my scooter: leaks oil holes in seat chain came off once top speed on the bridge = 65MPH spray painted flat black finish crooked steering column plastic body literally held on by screws and wire goes for about 3 weeks on NT$100 worth of gas matching CHiPs helmets for a while was […]

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Tags: Fun and Games · Taiwan