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Entries from January 2007

Think long… think wrong

January 31st, 2007 · Comments Off on Think long… think wrong

As I was honing my card playing skills in college… we used to say this a lot: THINK LONG… THINK WRONG At the time, I thought that there was at least some truth to it… but it was usually used when people were playing too slowly just to hurry them along. I just read a […]

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Tags: Books · General

Social Map of the New Testament

January 29th, 2007 · Comments Off on Social Map of the New Testament

The people over at the English Standard Version Blog have used a new online data visualization site to scan through the data provided by the text of the New Testament to reveal an interesting map of all of the social networks in the New Testament. This picture is from their blog and you can click […]

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Tags: Church Planting/The Church · General · Ministry · Tech

Coffee is a need

January 27th, 2007 · 3 Comments

I think that if you have one dollar to your name that it is perfectly legitimate to buy coffee with it instead of bread.

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Tags: General

Team Expansion Taiwan Summit

January 25th, 2007 · 1 Comment

On January 25th, Angie and I will meet together with all the other Team Expansion missionaries on the island for a time of prayer, planning, and teaching. Chuck Foreman is our “Field Coordinator” and he’ll be flying in to share with us on the topic… “A New Paradigm for Missions in Taiwan”, or “Please Don’t […]

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

January Report Available

January 25th, 2007 · Comments Off on January Report Available

If you would like to read our January 2007 report to supporters, you can download the 2 page PDF file at the link below. It is about 550kb. Pagels January 2007 Report

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

A New Hope

January 24th, 2007 · Comments Off on A New Hope

I watched Star Wars with the kids last night. Joshua and Zach LOVE Star Wars and we have a house full of light sabers. But Josh has never seen the whole movie and it was a few years ago for Zach. Well… Josh still hasn’t seen the whole movie as he ran out of the […]

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Tags: Family · Fun and Games · General · Videos

Launchy helps me

January 23rd, 2007 · Comments Off on Launchy helps me

I’ve been using this little program for a while and it has become one that I feel like I can’t live without. Of course, I *could* live without it… but I think you know what I mean… 🙂 Launchy: The Open Source Keystroke Launcher for Windows From the website: Launchy is a free windows utility […]

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Tags: General · Music · Tech

See Taiwan… at 200+MPH

January 22nd, 2007 · 1 Comment

The long-awaited High Speed Rail is finally finished and is operational. To to surprise of many (not me) so far the total number of trains that have spontaneously exploded upon leaving the station is ZERO. ZERO is also the same number of HSR trains lying in a rice field after derailing. They are still working […]

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Tags: General · Taiwan · Tech

How to Eat With Chopsticks

January 19th, 2007 · Comments Off on How to Eat With Chopsticks

I know that people are sometimes quick to mock the use of chopsticks… “Haven’t they ever seen a fork?” “They use shovels, so they must know how a spoon would work!” Well… yeah… of course. But using chopsticks is a *very* practical thing in part because Chinese food is usually prepared so the food is […]

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Tags: General · Taiwan

Real Live Preacher – How to Read the Bible

January 12th, 2007 · 2 Comments

I’ve got a blog bookmarked that I’m never sure how to share with you. I’ve *never* linked to the blog because of some things I’m worried you might see there… now I’m making it exciting and that isn’t my intention… but the fact is that this particular blogger… Real Live Preacher… has been really helpful […]

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Tags: Church Planting/The Church · General