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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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Note on the word Energion

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

  • It Got Very Quiet up in the Mountains
    It got very quiet up in the mountains. He was trying to pray, but it wasn’t easy. He’d climbed for hours into the mountains. He didn’t really believe that climbing a mountain would bring him closer to God. At least not consciously. But he wanted to get through. He had a complaint. God needed to [...]
  • Can We Trust Him?
    The old woodsman held out his hand. The village chief looked at it, looked at the river. Looked at his wife, his children, and the villagers behind him. It was raining. It had been raining for days. The waters were rising. Not even the oldest villager could remember when the river had been this high. [...]
  • You Give Them Something to Eat
    The first pastor was annoyed and impatient during Miriam’s visit. He had a large and active church, and had thought he was making an appointment to talk to a member about some church problem. When she asked for the appointment, Miriam had said, “It’s about a problem and what the church can do about it.” [...]
  • Coming of Age
    This is a work of fiction. Any resemblance of the characters, places, or events to anything in the real world is strictly coincidental. Copyright © 2014 Henry E. Neufeld “We can’t let Sam turn 16 without the proper ceremony,” said Elsa. “A young man’s 16th birthday is a very important event. It must be done [...]
  • Lost and Found, Found and Lost
    When he turned 40, Kenneth began to feel that something was missing in his life. Oh, he wasn’t a lost soul. He didn’t feel a need to find himself, whatever that might mean. He just felt that there was some thing, or perhaps some person, which (or who) would make his life more complete. Something [...]
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Threads from Henry’s Web

  • Technology and Privacy (TED talk video)
    I think this is worth watching …
  • In Which I Am Completely Unhelpful about UMC General Conference
    Allan Bevere has carried on a discussion about the 2016 UMC General Conference, in which he is partially responding to another Energion author, Joel Watts. I have to agree with Allan that closing the floor is unlikely to help. I’m not sure anything will. I see individual United Methodist churches accomplishing things for the gospel. [...]
  • Divorce and (Re)marriage Discussion
    Just in case I haven’t stirred things up enough lately, I’ve invited a discussion on divorce and marriage over on the Energion Discussion Network. Go participate and enjoy!
  • The Book I Can’t Give Away
    If you don’t know I own a publishing company (Energion Publications) by now, I’d be pretty surprised. It’s not as though I don’t talk about it regularly. One of the things I find interesting about blogging is to discover which blog posts actually catch people’s attention. There are times when I have put my heart [...]
  • Link: Herman Bavinck on Scripture and Errors
    Found on PostBarthian. I like!
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Energion Publications

  • Surviving A Son’s Suicide: A Needed Book
    Energion Publications’ editor, Jody Neufeld, offers this about Ronald Higdon’s new book, Surviving A Son’s Suicide, on her blog, Jody Along the Path: I have recently read a book, Surviving A Son’s Suicide by Ronald Higdon. I read it, not … Continue reading →
  • La Historia de mi Vida – My Life Story by BeckLynn Black
    La Historia de mi Vida, My Life Story, by BeckyLynn Black is now available in Spanish from Energion Publications. BeckyLynn’s story is a testimony, not to satisfy curiosity, but to present the divine call on the life of a woman who was not a celebrity, … Continue reading →
  • The River of Life: Where Liberal and Conservative Christianity Meet
    Lee Harmon, The Dubious Disciple, brings his third book to release through Energion Publications and we are honored he did. The River of Life: Where Liberal and Conservative Christianity Meet expresses a vigorous spiritual view, as Lee is a liberal … Continue reading →
  • Book Signing Monday Night in Pensacola, FL
    Monday night, September 22nd, author Tabitha Edwards-Walton, will be at The Drowsy Poet coffee cafe in Pensacola, FL to celebrate the release of her first book, Poetic Diversities. The excitement that this book has already generated can be easily seen … Continue reading →
  • Report from Reimagine: Century, FL, September 13, 2014
    It was a hot and sunny day here on the Gulf Coast. Energion Publications has been proud to join Reimagine Worldwide in another event to help a neighborhood in a definitive, practical way. This September event occurred in the community … Continue reading →
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Participatory Bible Study Blog

  • Technology and Privacy (TED talk video)
    I think this is worth watching …
  • In Which I Am Completely Unhelpful about UMC General Conference
    Allan Bevere has carried on a discussion about the 2016 UMC General Conference, in which he is partially responding to another Energion author, Joel Watts. I have to agree with Allan that closing the floor is unlikely to help. I’m not sure anything will. I see individual United Methodist churches accomplishing things for the gospel. [...]
  • Divorce and (Re)marriage Discussion
    Just in case I haven’t stirred things up enough lately, I’ve invited a discussion on divorce and marriage over on the Energion Discussion Network. Go participate and enjoy!
  • The Book I Can’t Give Away
    If you don’t know I own a publishing company (Energion Publications) by now, I’d be pretty surprised. It’s not as though I don’t talk about it regularly. One of the things I find interesting about blogging is to discover which blog posts actually catch people’s attention. There are times when I have put my heart [...]
  • Link: Herman Bavinck on Scripture and Errors
    Found on PostBarthian. I like!
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Jody’s Devotionals

  • Taking Up My Cross: Commission
    Then the eleven disciples left for Galilee, going to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go.17 When they saw him, they worshiped him—but some of them doubted! 18 Jesus came and told his disciples, “I have been given … Continue reading →Related Posts:Would God be Ashamed?Christ’s Membership CardA Time of RepentanceThe Way of the CrossWhat Does Jesus Do?Powered by Contextual Related Posts
  • Taking Up My Cross: Persecution
    “Disciples are not better than their teacher, and slaves are not better than their master.25 It is enough for disciples to be like their teacher and for slaves to be like their master. If people call the head of the … Continue reading →Related Posts:The PersecutedWhy Am I Here?The PersecutedKeep My Candle Trimmed and BurningEager to ListenPowered by Contextual Related Posts
  • Taking Up My Cross: Peace or Sword
    “Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.”        Matthew 10:34 (NIV) There have been many people I know who find this verse … Continue reading →Related Posts:In My Time of NeedThe Weeds in My LifePsalm 57Christmas: The MotherSay What We Want to Hear – Even if It’s False!Powered by Contextual Related Posts
  • Taking Up My Cross: I Am Loved
    [And then Jesus said,] “See, I am sending you out like sheep into the midst of wolves; so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves. 17 Beware of them, for they will hand you over to councils and flog … Continue reading →Related Posts:“For Thine is the Kingdom”“For Thine is the Kingdom”There is No Box!Taking Up My Cross: CommissionWhat is Important?Powered by Contextual Related Posts
  • Now the Day is Over
    I will bless the Lord who guides me; even at night my heart instructs me. 8 I know the Lord is always with me. I will not be shaken, for he is right beside me. 9 No wonder my heart … Continue reading →Related Posts:Sleep And RestOn Call 24/7Joy ComesWho Do I Call On?The Holy Spirit: He is GodPowered by Contextual Related Posts
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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

  • The Phone Call I Should Have Made
    Do you take time to thank those who serve?
  • Witnessing
    A transcript is available.
  • God Does Things Backwards
    4Joseph went up from Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to the city of David, called Bethlehem, because he was David’s descendant, 5to be included in the census with Mary, to whom he was engaged to be married.  She was pregnant.  6While they were there she was due to deliver the baby.  7She gave birth to her […]
  • Humorous Humility
    Scriptures:  Too numerous to mention!
  • A Spiritual Tragedy
    Greg May asks if we’re really read to serve people and become involved with them. Scripture: Leviticus 19:18, Romans 12: 3, 10
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Neufeld Computer Services

  • Trash, Junk, and Spam
    Junk e-mail or spam is ubiquitous. Most of my incoming e-mail falls into this category. But I was reminded of the ways of handling this when dealing with some outgoing e-mail issues recently. I don’t send out any bulk e-mail … Continue reading →Related Posts:How to Spot Phishing E-mailsStill Getting WordPress Comments while Using Disqus?Spam FAIL of the DayBe Careful with Facebook Page IdentitiesThe Humor of Customer Support – Seriously!Powered by Contextual Related Posts
  • Grocery Store Floor Plan Fail
    My local Publix grocery store has been remodeling for a few weeks. In general, I don’t care for the reorganization. That’s because I’m a list shopper, and not a browser. I am looking for specific things and I like them … Continue reading →Related Posts:Twitter Logon Problem – Continuous Over CapacityAmazon Eating the World?The Humor of Customer Support – Seriously!Trash, Junk, and SpamAvoiding Facebook Hacks and FakesPowered by Contextual Related Posts
  • WordPress Multisite, Multiple Root Domains, htaccess
    Sometimes those who know how things like a .htaccess file works fail to mention really simple things. So I’m going to mention this one. I have a site with multiple domain names that I want to consolidate. Thus I’m creating … Continue reading →Related Posts:Still Getting WordPress Comments while Using Disqus?Empty RSS Feed on WordPressAmazon Eating the World?The Crash of Air France Flight 447 and YouConverting 13 Digit ISBNs to 10 (And Vice Versa)Powered by Contextual Related Posts
  • Reminder: Install Only What You Want
    I’m just calling attention to this again, because I so frequently find all kinds of utilities on people’s machines. They don’t know what they are and don’t use them. They come from add-ons to installations. I wrote about this just … Continue reading →Related Posts:Security and Perfomance Tip: Installing SoftwareAvoiding Facebook Hacks and FakesAdobe Creative Cloud with Virtual Box on UbuntuTrash, Junk, and SpamPasswordsPowered by Contextual Related Posts
  • Converting 13 Digit ISBNs to 10 (And Vice Versa)
    The formulas for this, which will work in LibreOffice (or OpenOffice) Calc, are to be found at User Offline: How to write a spreadsheet formula for ISBN-10 to ISBN-13 and ASIN. Considering that post is dated in 2008, I thought … Continue reading →Related Posts:Creative Cloud with Photoshop and LightroomWordPress Multisite, Multiple Root Domains, htaccessEmpty RSS Feed on WordPressThe Humor of Customer Support – Seriously!Amazon Eating the World?Powered by Contextual Related Posts
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