Moleskine Versus iPad

Why I Still Use Pen and Paper

I was so excited to get an iPad.  “No more pen and paper,” I thought.  After I got my first touchscreen stylist and a decent note taking app, I was ready to go! In fact, people actually made comments and were generally excited that such technology was available.  For the most part, I felt the same way.  But it didn’t take long before I ran into a few problems. Now, after I’ve had my iPad for a few years, I’m back to using the basic pen and paper.

Moleskine Versus iPad Why I still use pen and paper

Here are 6 reasons why I still choose a notebook (moleskin) over my iPad for taking notes:

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7 Things the Church Pretends are Biblical

When Tradition Collides with Scripture

I often joke about our traditions by saying they are found in the book of Hezekiah. I’ll quote a chapter and verse and tell them to look it up later. By the way, it’s difficult to find when there’s no book of Hezekiah to begin with.

7 Things the Church Pretends are Biblical

My point — we hold on to many traditions (or preferences) as if they’re founded in Scripture, when in reality, they really aren’t. Have you noticed how the Church does this?

I’m sure there are more than seven, but let me start off by sharing them.

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How to Pursue Something That’s Outside of Your Natural Strengths

Allowing God to work through us and around us

When we find ourselves leading a group of people as the only full-time paid position, you become all things to all people.  Don’t get me wrong, delegation is a loyal friend.  But there are still many times we find ourselves doing something outside of our natural ‘strengths.’  In fact, sometimes we’re completely out of our comfort zones.  And this isn’t just true for leaders, God is always calling us to something bigger than ourselves. So what do we do when we’re faced with something outside of our natural abilities?

How to Pursue Something Outside of Your Natural Strengths

There’s too much at stake to give up; anxiety will get the better of us if we tackle it alone. So what do we do?

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