Saturday, September 06, 2008

random 59

“I think the role of pastors at this time in history is to be a curator of human talent. They need to learn how to cultivate, how to identify, how to nurture, how to develop and unleash the God-given potential in every person.”
Erwin McManus, lead pastor of Mosaic, via tony morgan

There are a couple of lines in this clip that are great: [aside from the plexiglass drums and the awesome clothes!]

  • He is like a mountie he always gets his man [This has got to be the best line in the song]
  • He loves me when I waste my time by wasting silly songs [or by blogging about them!]

This is quite the realistic flash spider


Ian Hibell, 74, a cyclist who pedalled the world for more than 40 years, pedalling the equivalent of ten times around the Equator, has been killed by a hit-and-run driver in Greece. article.
Bill Bean of take the lane often posts on cyclists killed by motorists.

musical taste
A recent study by Professor Adrian North of Scotland's Heriot-Watt University shows a link between musical taste and personality traits:
  • Classical and jazz = creative with good self-esteem, although the former are much more outgoing whereas the latter are shy.
  • Pop = hardworking
  • Heavy metal = gentle, creative types who are at ease with themselves
  • Rock and Rap= you're rebellious
  • Western/Country= Hardworking and shy
  • Soul = creative, outgoing, gentle, at ease with themselves and have a high self-esteem
Here's the full article. To join in the study, go to

codex sinaiticus online
The famous codex from St. Catherine’s Monastery, Mt. Sinai, Egypt has begun to show up on the Internet. A joint project between the British Library, the University of Leipzig, the National Library in St. Petersburg, and St. Catherine’s Monastery at the base of Mt. Sinai, Egypt, has been underway for some time now. All four institutes own portions of this manuscript (with the BL owning the largest section, the complete New Testament—which, incidentally, is the oldest complete New Testament by half a millennium!). The project to post these images on-line has involved new digital photography and some slick search-capable tools.

One can see the images already posted by going to this site:

Unfortunately, only selections from the codex are on-line currently. The entire codex should be up by July 2009.

CSNTM has the complete NT on its site, but our images are digital photographs from the 1911 black-and-white folio photographs (
via dan wallace


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