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The F5 Command

July 30, 2007

On most computer systems, several computing tasks that are done by the mouse can also be accomplished using the keyboard. In any particular software, the effectiveness of the keyboard in carrying out tasks that could also be done using the … (read more)

How Long The Wait?

February 27, 2002

Just imagine waiting for a lifetime for a promised event that would never come to pass in one's generation! All the heroes of faith mentioned in Hebrews 11 lived a whole long life of hope, never giving up in their … (read more)

A Faithful Care-taker

August 23, 2001

Do you hold (or have you ever held) responsibility for leading a group with some members who need shaping if the group's objectives are to be achieved? Fred and I do. Some members just seem to act completely contrary to … (read more)

The Sin Experiment

July 26, 2001

Have you ever heard of the computing acronym "GIGO" (garbage in; garbage out)? I once did an experiment to prove it. I learnt, from one of my programming lectures, that if the computer's memory is supplied with an alphabetic character … (read more)

God Is Now Here

July 7, 2001

Being fed up by the frequent and monotonous visits from a Christian friend, with his constant urging to accept Jesus as his personal Saviour, an atheist (who dearly loved flowers) planted a flower design in his compound that formed the … (read more)

A Uniting Cord

June 8, 2001

Imagine receiving a letter from some person for the first time and in the salutation is the phrase "Brother/Sister". I once addressed someone in a similar way (and I am glad to report that we came to be great friends … (read more)

Learnt The Hard Way

May 29, 2001

Marathon racing takes the lead on my sporting list. Not only do I enjoy watching folks participating, but I myself enjoy participating physically. My former sporting forays were often marred by disappointments; I appeared at the bottom of the list … (read more)

We Have God's Own Promise

May 11, 2001

Recently, I responded to a part-time job advertisement. We, the applicants, were so many, yet the employer sought for only a few employees. A short list was penned, indicating those successful applicants who were then required to appear for an … (read more)

Off-boarding

April 30, 2001

Jimmy has been a friend, and more — a brother — to each individual church member. Surely, his absence will be felt by us all. One recent weekend, several members set off for a study tour trip in one of … (read more)

Talebearing

April 23, 2001

A young man once cleared a small area in a forest, erected a small house and a barn, and, together with his bride, began a new life in humble and lowly fashion. On a certain occasion, the young man became … (read more)

Carried Away

April 18, 2001

My origin happens to be traced from a home where garden work was a routine. A considerable percentage of the crops that were grown on dad's farm were of the grain family. Harvest time was, and still is, the most … (read more)

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