I saw my little sister off at the airport yesterday. She cried. But I’m a tough guy. I looked away and pretended I only had allergies. Baylor slept.
Now Christie and I are in Mwanza (where the airport is) for a few days for dentist appointments and doctors’ visits. The first link in today’s “morning blend,” as a matter of fact, is to our dentist.
We have a great dentist’s office in Mwanza, which might be surprising to some of you. But it’s really nice — not just because we can receive quality treatment, but also because all profits at HOPE Dental fund Bridge2Aid, a development organization that provides dental care for rural Tanzanians and trains local healthcare workers.
What is the relationship between baptism and salvation? Which comes first — baptism or forgiveness of sins? Is baptism simply an act of obedience? At what point does the Holy Spirit indwell the believer. Jay Guin’s working on a series on the subject of baptism, and I thought this particular post was quite interesting. He simply lists as many possibilities as can be named concerning views on baptism and it’s importance.
I drive on the wrong side of the road. And on the wrong side of the car. But I do still remember traffic in the United States. And I remember that I’m not a big fan of turning left across traffic (here it’s turning right — though the traffic in Geita is minimal). But now I know that minimizing left turns saves fuel. And the introduction of “superstreets” seems both wise and inevitable.
Every man should occasionally brave the smell of cigarette smoke and play darts. This essay is a pretty good introduction to throwing pointy metal things. My personal favorite game: cricket. And if you want to brush up on your technique, see part 2.
Remember that lady who spilled her McDonald’s coffee on herself and sued the corporation, making billions of dollars in one fell swoop? Well… that’s not exactly how it went. You can read the actual story here.
I think I’m just a sucker for infographics. This probably shouldn’t have been as interesting to me as it was.