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Drive Time 2 September 9, 2007

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Christianity, Driving, Religion, Theology, Vacation.
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Who shows us the “hidden secrets” of life?

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Building Church Upside-Down April 6, 2007

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Christianity, Church, Education, Family, Love, Morality, Religion, Theology.
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One of the most common slams I see against “The Church” (capitalization intended) is our willingness to throw lots of dollars into facilities that could be “better spent elsewhere.” To be frank (and you be Harold), this is not necessarily an unfair characterization.

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What if, instead, we turned the process upside-down, and built a church in reverse? What would that look like? (more…)

“NFL” Means “Not For Large” Screens (in Church) February 4, 2007

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Church, Football, Fun, Humor, News, NFL, Religion, Sports, Stupidity, super bowl.
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In what appears to be the second major PR faux pas of the 2006-2007 season, the National Football League has (for all intents and purposes) said that viewing their games in a bar is acceptable, but watching in a church is not. Now, to be fair, Fall Creek Church in Indianapolis was being pretty stupid. They were charging admission to come to the church to watch the Super Bowl at their “Super Bowl Bash.”

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Gospel DRM? January 16, 2007

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Church, Communication, DRM, Religion, Religion, Philosophy, and Science, Security, Theology.
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Monday night, several friends from church were talking about church growth, technology, and other issues, and one of them mentioned Napster and people stealing content. One of the industry responses to this is Digital Rights Management, or “DRM.” Lots of tech people hate DRM, for various reasons, but a common mantra is “information wants to be free.”

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Moral Relativism, Absolute Truth, and Pi December 11, 2006

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in absolute truth, moral relativism, Morality, Parenting/Children, Pi, Religion, Religion, Philosophy, and Science, Science & Technology.
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It’s been a long time coming, and I suppose I should have stated this clearly earlier. I have a confession to make. I don’t know the exact value of Pi.

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Oh, sure. I know an “approximate” value: 3.1415926535. I know that from memory. But I have to confess that I don’t know the exact value. (more…)