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The Curiosity Index: Week 14

Hoping you’re all staying healthy out there – the pandemic effect on this blog continues with another full week of posts. And because a whole bunch of you are in lockdown, there’s more link goodness here than usual. So first… The Pandemic… Coronalinks 3/27/20: We’re Number One How deadly is the coronavirus? It’s still far from clear The [US] Military Knew Years Ago That a Coronavirus Was Coming Is Sweden’s Lax Approach to Coronavirus the Right Call? The coronavirus pandemic will break globalisation A cinematographer’s guide to looking good in…

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The Curiosity Index: Week 11

Hoping you’re all staying healthy out there – I’ve been suitably apocalyptic in my writing this week. But further down are some things to cheer you up. The Week’s Postings Tuesday: Don’t PanicWednesday: A plagueFriday: Still the greater threat Related Reading Running Towards the Plague by Matthew Hosier“The present crisis will give us many opportunities to display ‘the abundant provision of grace’ that is ours in Christ. We have a solid hope and good news to tell. Death is deadly, but we are in the life-saving business.” 2020 Has Barely…

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The Curiosity Index: Week 8

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks which if I find the energy I’ll write about but I think I’m starting to find the time to write here again. Anyway, hope you find something of interest The Week’s Postings Tuesday: The Curiosity Index: Books edition (again)Wednesday: Unthinkable (in Europe anyways)Thursday: Book Review: A Utopia like any otherFriday: The battle for biology heats up Related Reading All these posts relate to the book review on Sweden as a utopia. As we say here varsågod (you’re welcome). Church Planting in Secular Scandinavia…

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The Curiosity Index: Week 2

The Week’s Postings Back to average. Just the three posts this week but lots of other goodies for you to find Monday: The Curiosity Index: Books EditionTuesday: Social media hasn’t got any better for 2020Thursday: Never suboptimal Related Reading The Most ‘Abandoned’ Books on GoodReads AbeBooks Most Expensive Sales of 2019 Jeremy Williams’ books of 2019 which is the list to consider if you want to get smart on the environment, new economics, climate change etc… How to write that book in 2020: Top authors share their tips The 7…

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Social media hasn't got any better for 2020

Social media is now ever-present or omnipresent feature of modern life. Not all that long ago it was touted as a means to bring the world closer together and now it’s seen as a tool that is used to drive us ever further apart. In this short article, I’ll share some links to good articles that highlight the danger, present the options and give some wisdom as to how to handle the two-headed beast that is social media. These were the 5 key trends from social media going into 2019…

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The Curiosity Index: Week 52

The Week’s Postings It’s Christmas so you weren’t reading blogs anyway, were you? Friday: Is there a reasonable alternative? From the archives Questions from the pool of Bethesda Bonus Material Seven posts that caught my eye recently All God’s Laws Are Equal. Are Some More Equal Than Others? The Courage To Say “Help” My Son Did Not Live One Day More or Less Than God Planned — I Take Comfort in That Truth How I came back to Jesus, my first love Why charismatic Christianity is popular with migrants Cyclist…

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The Curiosity Index: Week 49

The Week’s Postings For some reason posting kind of fell of a bit this week, I had several ideas but didn’t quite get them down son only three posts including this one. We’ll move on to next week. Thursday: Pioneer CONFERENCE 2019Friday: (Re)Launching a TV Station in Burundi! From the archives Where Genesis and Science agree Bonus Material Seven posts that caught my eye recently The Moral Universe of Timothy Keller – I’m just a fanboy False Idol — Why the Christian Right Worships Donald Trump – this is just…

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The Curiosity Index: Week 47

The Week’s Postings For some reason posting kind of fell of a bit this week, I had several ideas but didn’t quite get them down son only three posts including this one. We’ll move on to next week. Sunday: Why gather? For someone & for somethingTuesday: What Betsy Willis taught me about being a family of churches Related Reading Some more evidence in support of Tuesday’s post here and here The Church as a Family by Aaron Dailey Organizing Sunday Worship From the archives Jude’s 7 instructions for Christians Bonus…

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