The Proper Place for Technology

In which I let someone else do the ranting…. mostly. What is the place of technology in mission?

Translation by Computer (Sort Of)

The dream of an instant system to translate the Bible into minority languages is still a long way off; but there is no doubt, that technology, wisely used, is a huge help to translation work.

Software Stuff

This post will be slightly geeky – but only slightly. Firefox 3.0 was released last week. If you haven’t downloaded and installed it then you should. The main thing that the ordinary user will notice is that it shows pages faster than version 2, but there are a number of other advantages in using it […]

Bible Toolbars

I’ve long been a user of the Bible toolbar for Firefox which allows me to search numerous Bible translations online directly from the Bible Gateway site. It is the single most useful Firefox plugin I have come across. However, this morning mgvh has pointed me towards the Tyndale House toolbar for Biblical Studies. This monster […]

Signs of the Times

Our phone line is down, but I only discovered this when our broadband connection was not working well and I tried to phone the service provider.  These days our phone line is used far more for internet than it ever is for voice calls. Mind you, I don’t understand how the internet connection can work […]

Medieval Helpdesk.

Just watch the video – don’t argue. Just watch! HT David Couchman This post is more than a year old. It is quite possible that any links to other websites, pictures or media content will no longer be valid. Things change on the web and it is impossible for us to keep up to date […]

Using Powerpoint

Dave Burke has a couple of excellent articles on using PowerPoint on his website, they are well worth reading if you are tempted to use Powerpoint to illustrate any talks, sermons or presentations you have to give: The Three Gifts of Powerpoint The Basics of Slide Design by all means use the presentation templates supplied […]

Information from the Internet Session in Brazzaville

These are the links to the sites we talked about in today’s discussion about the Internet and email: Better Bibles Blog Wayne Leman’s Bible Translation Page New Testament Gateway Old Testament Gateway Bible Gateway This post is more than a year old. It is quite possible that any links to other websites, pictures or media […]