February 2005

Lesser desires / a PhD in Erwin

Our economy is driven by keeping the average person discontent. Marketers and advertisers are tasked with creating in us a dissastifaction for what we have, or at the very least, a nagging desire for what we do not need. There are so many things that I want. I have longings that I could have sworn [...]

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Back from Yurting…

I just figured out how to make a photoset in Flickr. A few more pictures here. Also, many more pictures, from Ray, a much better photographer here

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Beautiful…

Niagara falls was beautiful… not so much the breath-taking waterfalls crashing down, but the excellent time away with even more excellent company. This weekend we’re going yurting. I’ve never heard of it either. Leave it to crazy Canadians to trying to find creative ways to have fun in the winter. Our new small group community [...]

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Profiling…

I love this image, pulled off of leadershipvision – Despite being cramped on a moving train – not allowing circumstances in life to dictate the person you were designed to be and the impact that you can create. I just finished taking The Gallup Organization‘s Strength’s Finder (You need to purchase one of their resources [...]

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New Template…

Co-inciding with the converging dates in history, i’ve decided to redesigned the site template… that and the old site was getting old… This was my first time delving this deep into html. This is what I came up with after copying off other sites and with plenty of trial and error. I’m really liking Google [...]

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Randoms…

Two new messages out of Mosaic. This one is classic Erwin, as they launch a series on the Barbarian way, coinciding with the new book. This second one I found particularly interesting because it was very pastoral, addressing only their leadership staff. Sounds like God’s blessing them with 20 acres. I pray they don’t ever [...]

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House Church, Malcom X, Closer…

One major structural reformation that “Houses that change the world” has been suggesting is the renewal of cell/city churches. Wolfgang Simson suggests that our many current congregational-type churches are structural compromises, much like a marriage between a mouse and an elephant. The church for the first three centuries after Christ flourished in homes, that allowed [...]

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Oh my goodness…

Remember Sir Mixalot’s raunchy Baby got back song? Even that can be redeemed… kinda. This is one of the most hilarious Christian videos i’ve ever seen. I guess they can have a sense of humour…

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