December 2008

Recent mistakes…

Some mistakes I’ve recently made… Purchasing the app iFart Getting my daughter started on sesame street while eating Destroying my back while yanking my daughter out of her car seat. Finishing Twilight, the book. Update: Almost finishing the 3rd book of the Twilight saga now (due to the broken back) Eating too many greasy chicken [...]

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Little Saviors…

The clock just struck Christmas here, and a song by the goo goo dolls is playing in my head. And you ask me what I want this year And I try to make this kind and clear Just a chance that maybe we’ll find better days Cuz I don’t need boxes wrapped in strings And [...]

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10,000 hours…

In his latest book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell examines the forces behind successful people. He brings up several key factors such as mental and social competence, cultural upbringing, and pure luck. Probably the most disappointing and intriguing ingredient to success Gladwell cites is that they just work harder than others. He even goes on to identify [...]

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Black Tuesdays by Zaya Kuyena

Guest blogger Zaya Kuyena is back with a reflective piece Black Tuesdays The end of a Tuesday last month led me to escape work on a taxi driven by a calmly mid-aged Indian who had me listen to the reports of the newly elected president, Barack Obama on Punjabi radio station. All I was hearing [...]

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Belief…

See here for more amusing emergent-see po-motivators for emerging christians.

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Tribes…

I’ve listened to  Seth Godin‘s Tribes audiobook several times over on my ipod touch these past few weeks. The premise to the book is simple enough, a Tribe is a group of people connected to each other, to a leader and to an idea. It’s odd that the church of Jesus Christ has the greatest [...]

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Hell – what is it good for?

I’m thinking of opening up the new year with a talk on hell.  Possible titles of  “the Hell word” or “we didn’t start the fire” come to mind currently. Where are you at with hell right now? Who’s heading there?  Who’s in it?  How could God?  Why would he?  What’s it smell like?  Is it [...]

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