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e-Junkie Helps You Sell Online!

One of the easiest ways to sell downloadable products (or any products, for that matter) is to use e-junkie. What's so great about it? You don't have to operate your own shopping cart script, so it's great for blogs. They offer javascript-powered buttons that keep shoppers on …

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Design Matters

There is a huge debate today over whether design is essential. With the clean-look, minimalist, web 2.0 surge, the web has become far less about your basic css/xhtml look and feel, and far more about programmatic functionality and application development. Personally, I think this …

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The Blogging Pastor

I was listening recently to a well-known Baptist Pastor who asserted that "these bloggers" were overly critical of his ministry. Blogging Pastors have been blamed for a lot of stuff they really haven't been responsible for. Important issues do have to be raised, however, when …

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unChristian?

Last night I picked up a copy of the new book by David Kinnaman, Unchristian. It's being added to my large stack of books I've just got to read. I did read two chapters and the introduction last night and I can definitely say, I'm already intrigued. …

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Strange Outreach Concepts

I just opened my mail and received a postcard in an envelope. There is no return address and no organization or individual named anywhere. Just a postcard. And it reads.... "Friends, Neighbors, Americans, Be hastily preparing all for the fall of 'That Great City' as described in …

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Standing On the Corner of the Street

Earlier this week I attended the annual Missions Symposium of the BMA of America. As usual, it was quite challenging. The first night, Bro. Grady Higgs, our Director, opened by referring to a song released in the late 70's that said something about "standing on the corner of the …

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New Additions – Positive Changes

This past weekend was kind of... neat! You know why? Because I did not have to think at all about how a church bulletin was going to be printed for our Sunday service. Yesterday I looked at the large stack of "to do" items on my desk and had the privilege of stuffing it all into …

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2008 Already?

Yep, another year. Tonight I've thought about the upcoming year differently than usual. Instead of focusing only on my intentions for the upcoming year, I've thought a lot about the unpredictables. What might change? How will things be different? Who will be the next President? …

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Merry Christmas!

It's Christmas morning, and I'm sick again. Not that I'm complaining. It's actually become a tradition. Just a few years ago I basically lost Christmas day because of some kind of wicked, evil flu! I think it's God's way of keeping me a bit humble, and challenging me to express …

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The Greatest Sunday Ever!

I've thought this before, but I really think this past Sunday was one of the greatest Sundays of my life! We had a near record crowd and three new additions to our church family. I got to baptize one and receive another for baptism, in addition to watching someone re-commit her …

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