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Crossing cultures with attitudes to money

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Cross Cultural Partnerships by Mary Lederleitner is quickly moving up my ‘to read’ list. It will be a valuable resource as we think about sustainability in student ministry but we are already faced with considerable ethical issues around money. Apart from beggars, sellers hassling us in town, and bargaining at […]

5 tips for good Twitter use

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Twitter is pretty straightforward: it’s a sort of public billboard where people display things. And it’s not hard to learn, with only a handful of conventions like the retweet (RT) and the hashtag (#), maybe with some evolutions thrown in. So: you get on Twitter, you make a witty observation, […]

Gym culture

I spend a fair bit of my week at the gym, roughly equivalent to my college contact hours. Like a particular music scene or age group, gyms have their own values and etiquette. My experience is of classes (rather personal training or working out solo) at the Brunswick City Baths: Body […]