An Exhortation for the New Year

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Today’s post has a two-fold goal.  1. To provide a quick glimpse at my past year, and 2. To exhort my fellow brothers and sisters in Christ.

Year In Review

January: I finished the manuscript for A Mighty Fortress and sent it to the Women of Faith writing contest as well as the Injoy Publications contest.

February: On the ninth, I had officially been working at my part-time job for one year.

March: I was part of a musical ensemble for Easter at our church.  I played the flute.

April: I found out that I was a semi-finalist for the Injoy Publications contest.

May: The 22nd was my last day at Bible Study Fellowship for the year.  We had a very encouraging study in the book of Genesis.

June: Spring Chicken butchering at my uncle’s house with good fellowship with the family. Continue reading

Christian Facebook Alternative

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Have you grown frustrated with Facebook’s liberal leanings?  Has an organization you know and trust been kicked off of Facebook because they were posting things that were “too controversial”, “too discriminating”, etc.?  Well, there is good news!

Brannon Howse from Worldview Weekend Radio has launched a Facebook alternative called “MyWorldviewPage”.

The set up is similar to Facebook, but has its differences.  One of the main differences I have noticed so far is that you can see everybody’s public status updates whether you are friends with them or not.  In some ways this is nice and in others it isn’t, but like most things, it will take some time to get used to it.

MyWorldviewPage is for Christians and is to be used for the encouragement and edification of you and other Christians.  Here is what the founder, Brannon Howse, said in the announcement: Continue reading