Archive | January, 2006

Free Bible Software Review

For a nice review of free (or very low cost) Bible software check out this review. I haven’t used many of the programs but I have often used and recommended e-Sword.

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Testing Scripture Linker

Genesis 1:1 Exodus 2 Leviticus 3:2-4 Numbers 4:5; Deuteronomy 5:4 (Joshua 1:4) Judges Ruth 1 Samuel 1:1 2 Samuel 1 Kings 2 Kings 1 Chronicles 2 Chronicles Ezra Nehemiah Esther Job Psalm Proverbs Ecclesiastes Song of Solomon Isaiah Jeremiah Lamentations Ezekiel Daniel Hosea Joel Amos Obadiah Jonah Micah Nahum Habakkuk Zephaniah Haggai Zechariah Malachi Matthew […]

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I’m sure that you’ve all experienced it: the PowerPoint presentation without a point. Garr Reynolds highlights the Top Ten Slide Tips for effective use of PowerPoint. I love this comment: bq. The best PowerPoint slides will be virtually meaningless with out the narration (that is you).

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Furlough presentation

We’re posting our furlough presentation for those of you who have not had an opportunity to view it… or if you want to see it again. It utilizes Photodex’s Proshow Presenter. You will probably be prompted to install it. By the way, this is not for the bandwidth challenged. The file is ~68 MB. But […]

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50 years ago today

Thanks to my friend Graham Bulmer, HCJB missionary, for reminding his readers that 50 years ago today 5 missionaries paid with their lives trying to reach the Waodani tribe in Ecuador The Pittsburgh Post-Gazzette has this story… bq.. ++**Ecuadoran tribe transformed after killing of 5 missionaries**++ Fifty years ago today, tribesmen in Ecuador speared five […]

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Velvet Elvis: Challies Dot Com Review

Tim Challies of Challies Dot Com has posted a review of Rob Bell’s __Velvet Elvis__. His conclusion is short and to the point: bq. Velvet Elvis is not a particularly bad book – it’s just not very good. So why waste your time and money? I’ve taken a break from reading this book over Christmas/New […]

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Govt finalises free tuition for 2006

Trinidad and Tobago citizens pursuing undergraduate and distance-learning programmes at local and regional public tertiary institutions _will not have to pay tuition_ after January 1. Read the Trinidad Express article.

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Translating Gender

Controversy surrounds “gender inclusive” Bible translations such as TNIV. Suzanne McCarthy, commenting on Language and Gender on the Better Bibles Blog, points out the difficulty of translating gender into languages that do not have the same gender “structure”. French is Suzanne’s first example: bq.. French vs. English elle – she – singular pronoun fem. il […]

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Google It!

This has been characterized as the Information Age. We live in a day with an overwhelming amount of information available to us. How can we manage it? Google! The recent USA Today article – This is the Google side of your brain insightfully draws out some of the implications. One of my recurring annual […]

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Trinidad: Wild and mild

Planning a trip to T&T? This article paints a pretty picture of island life… STLtoday – Travel: Trinidad: Wild and mild.

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