Monthly Archives: February 2011

Grand Opening

One of my first blog posts here in Istanbul was about the Sapphire, the skyscraper that’s being built in my front yard. Anyway, it looks like they’re almost done, cuz this popped up on the jumbo tron. It’s still looks … Continue reading

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2,000 FT MTB Descent

Riding 2,000 Vertical Feet with Darren Berrecloth from Bike Magazine on Vimeo. Number one thing I can’t wait to do after my clavicle is healed: ride my bike! I don’t think I’ll be trying anything this insane though. HT: Bike … Continue reading

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Africa

Stumptown Coffee Roasters: Kenya from Stumptown Coffee Roasters on Vimeo. HT: Stumptown

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N.T. Wright on Jesus

“My proposal is that Jesus took his own story seriously- so seriously that, having recommended to his followers a particular way of being Israel-for-the-sake-of-the-world, he made that way thematic for his own sense of vocation, his own belief about how … Continue reading

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N.T. Wright to the Next Generation

HT:Patrick Schreiner

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Broken Vessels

Being clumsy is a vicious cycle. Clumsy people are prone to break things, like glass or porcelain housewares. Clumsy people are also likely to get injured. Injured clumsy people with their even more impaired motor skills are more likely to … Continue reading

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LFG in Istanbul

Istanbul is a world class cultural and business center, the former capital of 3 empires, and one of the largest cities on earth. I lot of important people live here or pass through here all the time. Nonetheless, I was … Continue reading

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>Davidic and Solomonic Parallels in Jesus’ Ministry

>”Challenged about his activity, Jesus responded with a parallel: when David was roaming the country with his group of followers, he had the right as the anointed (but not yet enthroned) king to override the normal code of practice. The … Continue reading

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>The Mercy Seat & The War, Preview Video

> Preview For The Mercy Seat-The War Split EP from Sojourn Community Church on Vimeo. If you liked my review, You’re going to like this video even more.

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>Christopher Wright on Creation

>”Creation is not just the disposable backdrop to the lives of human creatures who were really intended to live somewhere else, and some day will do so. We are not redeemed out of creation but as part of the redeemed … Continue reading

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