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Unplug and Plug In: Day 8 kids’ special

February 24th, 2010 No Comments

If there are children in your life, you might like to make use of the Lent activity ideas at The Modern Sacred Family site. Maybe you could use Lent as an opportunity to rediscover classic children’s books? Wikipedia (of course!) has a list of older ones, and I found this list of more recent ones […]

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Unplug and Plug In: Day 5

February 21st, 2010 No Comments

One of the coolest things about our Lent project to Unplug (from screen-based entertaintment) and Plug In (to real life) is that it’s a collaboration with our friends at Northpoint and Central Baptist. And one of the coolest things about that is that each church gets the benefit of resources in the other.  Our friend […]

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Unplug and Plug In: Day 4

February 20th, 2010 No Comments

It’s day 4 of our collective fasting from screen-based entertainment.  How’s it going at your place? So far Matt and I have taught each other our childhood card games (it’s all part of cross-cultural understanding) and gone to the high energy Hospice fundraiser, Grease (more about the unsuitability of this adult musical for children later, […]

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Unplug and Plug In Launch

February 14th, 2010 5 Comments

The average Kiwi watches 168 minutes of television each day. That’s the average. So Kiwis spend around 4,000,000,ooo (4 billion) hours a year watching tv. In this mind-blowing article, Clay Shirky does the maths and works out that the free, online, user-generated encyclopedia, Wikipedia, probably took about 100,000,000 human thought hours to create – and […]

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Unplug and Plug In

February 12th, 2010 No Comments

This Sunday, all will be revealed.  Come along!

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