Entries Categorized as 'Musings'

John Piper, “Why and How I Am Tweeting.”

Date June 3, 2009

John Piper recently began twittering under his own name, and he wrote an accompanying post on the desiringGod blog laying out his reasoning for entering the “twittersphere,” which I found insightful and a good read.  My favorite part is quoted below: Now what about Twitter? I find Twitter to be a kind of taunt: “Okay, truth-lover, […]

On Twitter as a news source.

Date February 25, 2009

Twitter fills an interesting niche in the world of online social networking. On Twitter, individuals micro-blog in 140 character bursts, and their readers only follow the people they choose to in their own customized “feed”. Given how easy it is to post a message on Twitter and have it be broadcast almost instantly to one’s […]

Rain, Peace, and Quiet.

Date February 18, 2009

I woke up this morning to freezing rain, leading in turn to snow and then rain again later this afternoon. Apparently, Charlottesville-area schools are on delay again, which is sort of amusing; it’s still just rain for now. I got in to work a few minutes ago, and I’m the only person in today, it […]

Hints of Spring

Date February 8, 2009

It’s been an interesting weekend for me; for the first time since we’ve been married, I haven’t really seen Mika for about three days. Between her work schedule, going to see a wrestling match Friday evening at John Paul Jones Arena with Mike and Justin (awesome) and going skiing at Massanutten on Saturday, I won’t […]

The Problem of Pride in the Age of Twitter

Date January 22, 2009

My friend Jon forwarded along an article from the January/February ’09 issue of Relevant Magazine that I found to be an interesting read.  You can read the full article by clicking the picture below. A couple of quotes that I found particularly convicting: We desperately seek to contribute – to be significant.  Blogs give us […]