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5 Leadership Lessons

August 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments

… from Dave Ferguson who is the lead pastor at Community Christian Church which meets all over Chicagoland. 5 Leadership Lessons It Took A Long Time To Learn As our church is making some big decisions right now… I find these 5 tips helpful. I like them all, but my fav at first glance is […]

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Tags: Church Planting/The Church · Education · General · Lifehacks

Whose Religion Is Christianity?: The Gospel beyond the West

May 26th, 2008 · Comments Off on Whose Religion Is Christianity?: The Gospel beyond the West

I’m not going to link to it because it contains a lot of immature language, but a while ago I caught part of a video where someone posed the question, “If you didn’t know anything about the Bible and came across one and started reading it, would you believe it?” The guy talking was a […]

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Tags: Bible · General · Lifehacks · Ministry · World

The Dying Art of Thinking

May 13th, 2008 · Comments Off on The Dying Art of Thinking

Although I’m old enough to feel old sometimes… like yesterday (after hoops and squash on Sunday)… and today (after 40k on the bike on Monday – with a cat)… I’m not probably old enough to know for sure that Ravi Zacharias is right about The Dying Art of Thinking, although I suspect that he is. […]

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Tags: Bible · Books · Education · General · Lifehacks

Evolution

May 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment

No… not that evolution… just changes… that’s all. For one… I’ve always shared a lot of things I like in the “Shared Items” section in the sidebar… but I think I’ll start choosing a few of those and dedicating a post to them. I don’t really have time to blog more often… to write more… […]

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Tags: Bible · General · Lifehacks · Ministry · Missions · World

About RSS

May 5th, 2008 · Comments Off on About RSS

RSS stands for Real Simple Syndication although it doesn’t matter what it stands for… it only matters what it does… or allows you to do. If you read blogs… or even just ONE blog… RSS will same you time. Like the scroll wheel on a mouse… no one EVER wants to be without it once […]

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Tags: General · Lifehacks · Tech

Thomas Sowell – Shared Items Hog

March 4th, 2008 · Comments Off on Thomas Sowell – Shared Items Hog

Not an insult… far from it. I’ve been trying to get through about a million unread items in my feedreader and kept saving Sowell’s articles for later because they are almost always good and thought provoking and I wanted to make sure I had time for them. The result? If I clicked “share” on all […]

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Tags: Education · General · Lifehacks · USA · World

Father of Pinyin – BBC Video

February 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on Father of Pinyin – BBC Video

102 year old Zhou Youguang was fundamental in creating Hanyu pinyin which is the most popular romanization method for Chinese characters. This is an interesting 4 minute video from the BBC about Zhou and his work. There are several romanization methods and they all have pros and cons. In the mainland, I think that Zhou’s […]

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Tags: Education · General · Lifehacks · Taiwan · World

Happy Introvert Day – Diane Cameron

January 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

I hadn’t really thought of this before, but she’s totally right. January 2nd should be Introvert Day! Yes, from mid-December through New Year’s Day, those of us with an introverted nature live in a state of perpetual dread. The weeks of office parties, neighborhood potlucks, and open houses drain all our energy. But today we […]

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Tags: General · Introvert · Lifehacks

Rolf Potts: Traveling Mercies | Wittenburg Door

November 19th, 2007 · Comments Off on Rolf Potts: Traveling Mercies | Wittenburg Door

Hi. I’m SQJTaipei. I run this blog. If I don’t post something soon I’m in danger of having an empty NOV 2007 archive. Can’t have that. I’m sorting through virtual piles of emails and RSS feeds after my recent trip to the US and uncovered this gem over at The Wittenburg Door. Rolf Potts: Traveling […]

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Tags: Books · General · Lifehacks · World

Top 5 Things Every Extrovert Should Know About Introverts

October 8th, 2007 · 2 Comments

I’ve posted about introvert/extrovert issues before… This article is dead on IMO. Top 5 Things Every Extrovert Should Know About Introverts » Self Improvement Blog – BrianKim.net Here are the 5 things on the list, but you should go read it if you want more details and explanation. If a person is introverted, it does […]

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Tags: General · Lifehacks