Omikuji is a form of fortune telling found at shrines and temples across Japan. Typically good fortunes leaflets are taken home and bad fortunes leaflets are tied to a pine tree or wall of metal wires alongside other bad fortunes that were left behind. After all, who wants to take home a bad fortune. I […]
The clip above featuring Makoto Fujimura highlights one of his most recent paintings, Golden Sea, and the process that went into its creation. Makoto is a very gifted artist trained in the Japanese art of Nihonga which is what was used in this painting. The same technique Makoto used in Golden Sea was also used […]
I have been very interested to learn about the C-Scale and its application in ministry. Recently I found resources that provide really good practical explanations and implications of the C-Scale in ministry along with some of the points of contention surrounding it. The most well known summary of the C-Scale was published in 1988 by […]
At the Desiring God 2011 National Conference a discussion panel was hosted that addressed issues surrounding international missions. Why do we do missions exactly? How do you discern if God is calling you to it? What is the importance of gospel contextualized ministries? What is the role of the local church? These were just some of […]
I tested out iOS 8’s time lapse during baby bath time today and it works well. I tried not to expose Selah too much. In the future I think I’ll try making time lapsed videos using hyperlapse because it gives more controls over the output speed of the video.
I was doing my daily bible time not to long ago and came across a verse that never intrigued me before as it did this time. And you shall set the bread of the Presence on the table before me regularly.-Exodus 25:30 God had just delivered the people of Israel from Egypt, the ten plagues […]