25 things he hates about Facebook

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Findo’s Cafe

A nice write-up about Findo’s Cafe and my mate Tim in the Toowoomba Chronicle: A lot of work has gone into a good cup of coffee and we want to shed light on it.

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The Holiness of God – Chapter 2

[see here for the introduction to this series, and the chapter list] Week two of Tim Challies’ Reading the Classics Together: The Holiness of God by R.C. Sproul: Holy Holy Holy Part 1: Sproul starts with a look at prophets and in particular Isaiah and his experience  (recorded in Isa 6). he points out the distinction between Lord (Adonai: a title meaning ‘soveriegn’) and LORD […]

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Baroness Cox: Modern Slavery

Baroness Cox: Modern Slavery from CPX on Vimeo. Baroness Cox: Finding hope in suffering from CPX on Vimeo.

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Why you shouldn’t publically correct other people’s grammar

No one likes to have their grammar, spelling and typos corrected in public – as can often happen in blog comments, not only because it’s unpleasant and smug, but because it will inevitably come back to bite the ‘advisor’. This is true, even if you’re a politician in charge of education, like Michael Gove, who, in spectacular smugness had this little exchange: Tristram Hunt (Stoke-on-Trent […]

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The Holiness of God – Chapter 1

I’m jumping on board with Tim Challies’ Reading the Classics Together with R.C. Sproul’s The Holiness of God. The idea is to read a chapter each week and then share thoughts. I’m going to write part 1 with my thoughts before I read what Tim and other commenters have said. The first chapter is found below. Each week I’ll add a link here to the […]

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Fun with piano

I was shown these by one of my colleagues last week, enjoy:

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A blast from the past – WWJE?

I’m always scared of losing old recordings, but thankfully this little gem that Tim & I wrote half a decade ago, when our church was doing the ubiquitous 40 days of purpose (can you spot the reference?), is still with us, uploaded here for easy reference: Mp3 Here (Lest we jest with no solution, we would recommend Guidance and the voice of God)

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Capturing Nürnberg

Since moving to Nürnberg a year ago, my photographic output has dropped considerably. There’s several reasons I can think of: I walk less, as I rode the U-Bahn and then a bicycle; it was very cold in winter; I was busy with work; but I think the biggest reason is perhaps my outlook. I tend to gravitate towards peopled street shots, and shy away from […]

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