Archive | September, 2006

Strong quake jolts Trinidad

PORT-OF-SPAIN (AFP) – A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked Trinidad and Tobago, alarming locals and leaving many of the Caribbean country’s 1.3 million people without electricity. Read the rest of the Yahoo! News story.

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Conflict and the Courts

Having read Ken Sande’s book __The Peacemaker__ and having listened to many of his lectures, I’ve been interested to follow the Watermark Community Church case (see Texas Churches At Center Of Controversy). According to Sande’s perspective, this should be a slam-dunk for the defense. bq. (CBS 11 News) NORTH TEXAS Two North Texas churches are […]

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Reformed and hip

Christianity Today has published a piece on “the comeback of Calvinism”, titled Young, Restless, Reformed. Highlighting the ministries of John Piper, Josh Harris, Al Mohler, and Mark Dever, the article reads a bit like a soap opera digest. From what I’ve read of these men, I don’t expect that they’ll be flattered by the coverage. […]

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Presenting on TV

This one is for any of my fellow ADEPT students who may be reading. Being a missionary means having to adapt to a wide variety of situations… including putting your PowerPoint presentation on a TV. Problem is it often doesn’t come out as expected and a lot of text may be cut off to boot. […]

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Create a Timeline in Microsoft Excel

A cool use of Excel… Create a Timeline in Microsoft Excel. I didn’t know about using the rotated text boxes. This could be used quite nicely to make Jensen-style summaries of books of the Bible.

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Theocentric Preaching notebook

Daryl Dash has posted the notebook for his recently conducted Theocentric Preaching seminar on his site in PDF format… Theocentric Preaching Seminar Notes. It looks helpful, although I haven’t worked my way through all of it yet. I was struck by this statistic: bq. According to a study by _Preaching and Pulpit Digest_, 80.5% of […]

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Furloughing in America

Lingamish has a fascinating post about their time spent on -furlough- -home ministry asignment- +furlough+ (“home ministry assignment may be the “correct” term now, but it still doesn’t come off my tongue nicely) in the U.S. Window On The World: Hospitality in Africa � Lingamish bq. American Christians are amazingly generous. They have faithfully supported […]

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T&T named as heroin hotspot

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO has been identified by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) as a major transshipment point for North-American-bound heroin. Read the rest of the Trinidad Express article.

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Petro-Canada to Look for Oil in Trinidad

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — Petro-Canada will begin drilling for oil and gas in Trinidad and Tobago next year, a company spokeswoman said Friday. Read the rest of the Yahoo! Finance article.

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Trinidad and Tobago To Chair Summit of Americas Process

Washington — The Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago has assumed the chairmanship of the Summit of the Americas process and in that capacity will host in 2009 the next gathering of heads of state of the Western Hemisphere’s 34 democracies. Read the rest of the Trinidad and Tobago To Chair Summit of Americas Process […]

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