Taken from this morning’s Drudge Report, these headlines make me wince.
Archives for November 2013
With the release of the PS4 and the Xbox One, it’s all about eye-popping graphics and true-to-life gameplay.
It almost feels like we’ve forgotten what made gaming great in the first place…
The first big home gaming system success was the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) and it was a fraction—literally—of these new systems being released. Here are some amazing 8-bit Nintendo facts:
“Jesus is the Reason for the Season” has become a cliché.
For the most part, even Christians have began to celebrate Christmas as a commercialized holiday devoted to materialism. Even those of us who are more mindful might remind ourselves that the stuff doesn’t matter, it is the people we love that make Christmas special. And so the true meaning of this holiday season, our Savior coming as a baby, gets lost in the shuffle of paper, toys, and nice warm feelings. Because of this, in the past few years, my family and I have shifted our focus from a traditional Christmas to a celebration of Advent. It has been a no-regret transition for us and I do not see us ever turning back. We have felt like the true meaning of Christ’s birth has been more real and significant to us through our newly established Advent traditions. In years past, I thought Advent was just a fun little countdown before The Big Day of Presents!
I was way off.
If you’re not entirely sure what Advent is or what it is all about, here’s a well written definition:
A few weeks ago we shared how to make your own Millennium Falcon origami ship.
I thought it was pretty awesome.
Until I saw this Yoda origami!!!
Not only do I have a rockin’ picture of it, I’ve also included some how-to info for those of you who would like to take a crack at it…after all…“there is no try.”
Churches are in the thick of the holiday season this Thanksgiving time, but it is already time to be thinking of the Advent season. Why not jump on your social media strategy for December? Just recovering from your turkey coma? We have ten tips for your church on how you can connect effectively this Christmas season.
Curious how long it takes to render 25 minutes of HD video in Adobe Premiere CS4 on a 2010 MacBook Pro? 4 hours!
This will be a long night…