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I once again had the privilege of posting our pastor’s Monday Morning Review this week while he is on vacation. It’s a little tribute to Rahab and other mothers.
If you have a few minutes, check it out and give his blog a nice little traffic boost.
Posted in Christianity on May 5, 2011
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Posted in Technology on May 4, 2011
Several days ago, I signed up for Microsoft Office 365 Beta, and I just completed the set up. I haven’t migrated anything yet, and before I do I was wondering about the experience of others.
I’m currently using Gmail, Google Calendar, etc., and I like it well enough, but the prospect of having all of my documents, files, email, calendar, etc. all in one location and accessible from anywhere is very tempting.
Thoughts, concerns, comments?
Jason, Lylia Bennett, and Ruby Arnold.
Please email me your mailing addresses and I will ship your CDs ASAP. Congats to the winners, and thank you everyone who entered.
It’s not too late to enter The City Harmonic Autographed CDs giveaway, and if you share the contest on facebook, twitter or on a blog today, I’ll give you two (2) extra chances to win for each place you share this.
Just comment on the main contest page and let me know where all you have shared. Good luck!
To enter, all you have to do is leave me a comment below with your name. You will get extra entries for sharing this contest on facebook, twitter, or posting about it on your blog. Just let me know you posted it here or on my facebook page.
I will announce the winners Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at approximately 5pm CST. This contest is open to US mailing addresses only. Winners must email me a mailing address using the contact form above.
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But wait, there’s more. The City Harmonic will also be leading worship for EFC’s two Sunday morning services (9am & 11am) that morning.
Tickets for the concert are $5 in advance, $10 at the door. Hurry up and get your tickets, this will sell out fast. Or, come worship with us Sunday morning for free. You won’t be disappointed.
Find The City Harmonic LIVE at EFC event on facebook.
Posted in Technology on March 24, 2011
Which browser do you use and why?
I’ve been using Firefox 4 for a few days now, and here are a few of my initial thoughts:
- It’s definitely faster as advertised. If you are a Firefox user, you will notice immediately.
- Oddly, the new Tab Bar is by default above the Tool Bar. Luckily, this is easily fixable (“right click” in the tool bar are and uncheck “Tabs on Top”).
- The Menu Bar is replaceable by a button. I’ve read reviews that indicate the button is the default look, but my Menu Bar was in tact. I’ve removed it to see what it was like without it, but I’ve since replaced it.
- The monochrome default skin isn’t terribly attractive, IMHO, and is strikingly similar to Chrome’s.
- Not all of my add-ons made the cut because they were not compatible with Firefox 4. I assume it will only be a matter of time before the add-ons catch up, and I probably needed to pear down my add-ons anyway.
- I have enough buttons on my Tool Bar that it shrinks my address more than I’d like, especially with so many of the newer and longer favicons. I’ll get over it, but I prefer long address bars. I could create another tool bar, but that would defeat the following.
- There’s certainly more screen real estate, so that’s a plus.
I didn’t intend for this to be a critical post, even though it sounds that way. I have and will continue to use Firefox as my go-to browser. And I have used IE, Chrome and Opera. For a short while, I even used Opera as my primary browser, but it was an “outside-the-box” phase I was going through.
Actually, my best user experience was with Firefox cousin Seamonkey which I used for a few years. It was the all-in-one suite I needed (think Firefox + Thunderbird + an html composer and more). I only reluctantly stopped using Seamonkey when I started using Gmail to import all of my other email accounts. In fact, if you use Outlook and Firefox, I would encourage you to give Seamonkey a try. I have even given serious consideration to returning to Seamonkey now that it is Windows 7 ready, but I think I would be returning for all the wrong reasons.
A bit of a ramble, sorry. Browser thoughts, anyone?
In honor of the King James Version’s 400th anniversary, Koinonia was giving away an Old Testament Commentary or New Testament Commentary. All you had to do to was:
To enter just comment below by Thursday evening with a common English phrase which traces its origins back to the King James Bible!
My entry: “Out of the mouth of babes.”