In which I let someone else do the ranting.... mostly. What is the place of technology in mission?
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.
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 … Continue reading Software Stuff
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 … Continue reading Bible Toolbars
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 … Continue reading Signs of the Times
Just watch the video - don't argue. Just watch! HT David Couchman
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 … Continue reading Using Powerpoint
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