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Besides the blogs listed above, I contribute to the following: Jody’s Devotionals, Energion Publications Discussion, and Moderate Christian Blogroll.

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The name Energion originally was the name of a role playing game system I designed with some help from my friends. Though I am no longer making use of the system, I have begun to make the old manuals and some related software available on the internet. Look at the Energion Role-Playing Game System.

Henry Neufeld’s Blogs

The Jevlir Caravansary



  • The Removal of the Tree
    In the center of the city stood the tree. It had stood there since the city was founded. Nobody was certain how old it was. There were those who wanted to call the tree majestic, but few who could manage to do so without qualification. The tree was somewhat tall, but not unusually so. It […]
  • The Pastoral Tithing Visit
    “I’m here to talk about your tithe,” said the pastor. There was a moment of stunned silence at these words. Then Mr. Brent moved his oxygen tank just a bit and unnecessarily adjusted the breathing apparatus. He wheezed just a little bit. “We have been absolutely faithful about our tithe. A full 10% of our […]
  • The Atheist and the Missionary
    “The grandfather’s in there,” said the nurse quietly. “He’s a retired missionary.” “Thanks,” said the pediatric oncologist, but he didn’t hesitate. He stepped into the room. In the bed he saw the girl, not yet in her teens. She didn’t look all that good. He hadn’t expected her to. She had just been referred to […]
  • The God-Talk Club and the Gay Guitarist – II
    This is a work of fiction. Any resemblance between the characters, places, events, and organizations and those in reality is entirely the product of the author’s imagination. Copyright © 2014, Henry E. Neufeld. (This is part 2 of a 2 part story. Read part 1.] “I disagree with that. Rather, I allow my LGBTQ […]
  • The God-Talk Club and the Gay Guitarist – I
    This is a work of fiction. Any resemblance between the characters, places, events, and organizations and those in reality is entirely the product of the author’s imagination. Copyright © 2014, Henry E. Neufeld. Jerry Simonson lowered himself gingerly into the overstuffed chair. He was wondering whether it was safe or sanitary. He shouldn’t have. […]
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Threads from Henry’s Web



  • Eschatology: Daniel Verse-by-Verse II
    I’m continuing with the dream of Daniel 2 and hopefully connecting it to the golden image of Daniel 3. I’m grotesquely short of time, so will spend it both reading and doing what has to be done! Google+ Event Page YouTube:
  • Seven Marks: Christ Centered Gatherings
    It has been some time since I posted my last installment of my discussion of the book Seven Marks of a New Testament Church by David Alan Black, along with some commentary from the books Transforming Acts: Acts of the Apostles as a 21st Century Gospel, by Bruce Epperly and Thrive: Spiritual Habits of Transforming […]
  • Sunday School: History and Feasts
    Source: OpenClipart.org Gerald_G I’m going to be teaching my home Sunday School class for the next four weeks, and it happens that the topics are all from the Israelite feasts. Tomorrow I’ll be talking about Passover, the next week about the Feast of Weeks, then the Day of Atonement, and finally the Feast of […]
  • Openly Discussing Evolution, SDAs, and the UMC
    Credit: OpenClipart.org J_Alves Evolution is one of those issues we often don’t discuss in church. There are actually quite a number of Christians who accept evolutionary theory in general or just a part of it, but quite often they just don’t want to get into the kind of acrimonious debate. Every so often (really […]
  • Same-Sex Marriage, Moving Candlesticks, and the Judgment of God
    My instinctive reaction when I disagree with people on major issues is to come out swinging. Despite this instinct, I believe I am called to be a facilitator, to try to help people talk intelligently and communicate effectively about controversial topics. So if you’re looking for a statement about what I believe regarding same-sex marriage, […]
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Energion Publications



  • Global Christian Perspectives Today
    Google+ Event Page For raw links, see the Global Christian Perspectives blog. We put raw notes there for participants and others to review. This is unedited.
  • Will I Publish Books on Controversial Issues?
    — Henry Neufeld, Energion owner/publisher I get this question frequently and about a variety of issues. Over the last few weeks I’ve been asked about two specific issues: Homosexuality and evolution. The answer is quite simple: Yes, from a variety … Continue reading →
  • Energion Tuesday Night Hangout
    Google+ Event Page Tonight we have a great program planned with Rev. Steve Kindle, author of the book Stewardship: God’s Way of Recreating the World as my first half hour guest, and then Dr. Jon Dybdahl, author of the newly … Continue reading →
  • Hangout Tonight – Salvation: Who and How?
    Following up on discussions on our Energion Discussion Network we will be discussing a number of issues and terms relating to salvation in Christian theology: universalism, pluralism, inclusivism, exclusivism, and others. Is your salvation related to your knowledge? Can those … Continue reading →
  • Capitalism and Christianity
    If you’re tired of shallow coverage of news topics, and would like to dig in a bit deeper, I want to call your attention to a discussion on our Energion Discussion Network this week and to one of our newer … Continue reading →
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Participatory Bible Study Blog



  • Eschatology: Daniel Verse-by-Verse II
    I’m continuing with the dream of Daniel 2 and hopefully connecting it to the golden image of Daniel 3. I’m grotesquely short of time, so will spend it both reading and doing what has to be done! Google+ Event Page YouTube:
  • Seven Marks: Christ Centered Gatherings
    It has been some time since I posted my last installment of my discussion of the book Seven Marks of a New Testament Church by David Alan Black, along with some commentary from the books Transforming Acts: Acts of the Apostles as a 21st Century Gospel, by Bruce Epperly and Thrive: Spiritual Habits of Transforming […]
  • Sunday School: History and Feasts
    Source: OpenClipart.org Gerald_G I’m going to be teaching my home Sunday School class for the next four weeks, and it happens that the topics are all from the Israelite feasts. Tomorrow I’ll be talking about Passover, the next week about the Feast of Weeks, then the Day of Atonement, and finally the Feast of […]
  • Openly Discussing Evolution, SDAs, and the UMC
    Credit: OpenClipart.org J_Alves Evolution is one of those issues we often don’t discuss in church. There are actually quite a number of Christians who accept evolutionary theory in general or just a part of it, but quite often they just don’t want to get into the kind of acrimonious debate. Every so often (really […]
  • Same-Sex Marriage, Moving Candlesticks, and the Judgment of God
    My instinctive reaction when I disagree with people on major issues is to come out swinging. Despite this instinct, I believe I am called to be a facilitator, to try to help people talk intelligently and communicate effectively about controversial topics. So if you’re looking for a statement about what I believe regarding same-sex marriage, […]
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Jody’s Devotionals


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Moderate Christian Blogroll



  • Christian Carnival for September is Coming
    And it’s coming to blogroll member The Jevlir Caravansary. That’s one of my blogs. I will look a  bit at the blogroll for posts to highlight, but if you want to make sure you’re included, you need to submit your … Continue reading →
  • Blogroll Update
    I just added three months worth of submissions to the blogroll. No, I’m not going to list all the links. I’ll try to keep up, but this is a fairly daunting task. Currently the roll includes 198 entries. I do … Continue reading →
  • Blogroll Updated
    After a considerable period of time, I have brought the blogroll up to date with all submissions thus far. If you don’t find your site in the blogroll and you submitted it, comment on this post and I’ll look into … Continue reading →
  • New Sites Added to Blogroll
    I’ve just added three new sites to the blogroll: Attempts at Honesty Ministry of the Heart of Christ Top 10 Most Influential Christians
  • Added to the Blogroll
    We’ve added six new sites to the blogroll: Alma saudavel Joyful Idealist Forgotten Voices Lessons of a Dad Herald Sun Faith Works The Sweeney Family Check out these sites.
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Energion.com Book Blog



Energion.com Podcast


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Neufeld Computer Services



  • Installing the HP OfficeJet Pro 8610 on Windows 10
    I just purchased this printer and have several hours of work into installing drivers. While my Ubuntu system worked right away using HPLIP, I have two Windows 10 printers and my wife one, and none of these would install the … Continue reading →Related Posts:The Humor of Customer Support – Seriously!Security and Perfomance Tip: Installing SoftwareAdobe Creative Cloud with Virtual Box on UbuntuAnother Self-Driving CarYour Computer is a Tool – Learn to Use ItPowered by Contextual Related Posts
  • Another Self-Driving Car
    In 1980, when I was in graduate school, a friend of mine and I attended a computer show that was intended to demonstrate the latest in information technology to graduate students. The entire show could be fit into a single … Continue reading →Related Posts:Your Computer is a Tool – Learn to Use ItWhat Facebook Should AdmitInstalling the HP OfficeJet Pro 8610 on Windows 10Powerline Ethernet: D-Link PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter…Trash, Junk, and SpamPowered by Contextual Related Posts
  • Test Edge Animate
    This post is solely for the purpose of testing how to embed an Adobe Edge Animate file using the WP OAM Renderer plugin. (The sale is real, however, and available at Energion Direct.)Related Posts:Comprehensive Google Map Plugin and jQueryAdobe Creative Cloud with Virtual Box on UbuntuLearn to Use Your Tools – Word and WriterForgetting Which Computer I’m UsingCreative Cloud with Photoshop and LightroomPowered by Contextual Related Posts
  • Learn to Use Your Tools – Word and Writer
    A person with a toolkit generally spends a bit of time learning to use the tools in it, otherwise he or she will get limited benefit from the tools available. It’s important to have the right tools, and it’s also … Continue reading →Related Posts:Your Computer is a Tool – Learn to Use ItAdobe Creative Cloud with Virtual Box on UbuntuHow to Spot Phishing E-mailsSecurity and Perfomance Tip: Installing SoftwareGoogle+ Is Getting BetterPowered by Contextual Related Posts
  • Viewing Your Google+ Stream Chronologically
    I like to view my social media streams in strict chronological order. Go to the following post from +Luiz Fernado to find out how. https://plus.google.com/112628336965092687932/posts/28BVXHTt6d6Related Posts:Comprehensive Google Map Plugin and jQueryGoogle+ Is Getting BetterWhat Facebook Should AdmitGrocery Store Floor Plan FailFirefox Solves Font Issue with SBL New Testament on Bible…Powered by Contextual Related Posts
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