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To blog or not to blog

In Blogging, BlogMojo by Andrew Jones7 Comments

In light of Andrew Sullivan’s announcement today to give up blogging after 15 years, (striking similar to my 15 uninterrupted years of blogging with the distinct difference of Andrew Sullivan being talented and famous and Andrew Jones being neither), I am reflecting on my own decision to stop my blog 18 months ago and enter a blog sabbatical that has …

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Vintage logos and fonts. Special deal.

In Blogging, BlogMojo by Andrew Jones103 Comments

I have been collecting vintage fonts and logos recently, despite NOT being a hipster, but the huge collection in the January Big Bundle from Creative Market is about to swamp everything I have and give me plenty of goodies to spruce up the blogs of my friends and clients. Hmmmmmmmm!!!!!! Can’t wait. Especially that Tall Abbey font that could easily …

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Of elephants and teeth

In Creative by Andrew Jones142 Comments

Nobody likes dental clinics but this one is different. We are in Germany, visiting a dental laboratory which I find so inspiring, on so many levels, that I am featuring it as this years first blog post. This is KPV Labor Friesen in Leopoldshohe, near Bielefeld. I heard about it from a fashion model who got new teeth here, and also …

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Happy New Year 2015

In Uncategorized by Andrew Jones

One year passes and another arrives. What was done in 2014 is done. Everything passes through, as my German friends say, but Jesus remains. Happy new year!   We are in Antwerp, Belgium and hope to see the New Year arrive with a few friends. Hope it goes well with you all. I look forward to sharing stories with you …

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Blogging in 2015

In Uncategorized by Andrew Jones

I have been unblogging for a while which has been a good experience for me. Learning to listen. Learning to watch. I used to call it “blogfast” but unblogging seems to be the term these days. But now that I am starting a new season of work in Europe, and will have lots to blog about, I want to get my …

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What went wrong in the south?

In Uncategorized by Andrew Jones

Alan Cross is a white evangelical Baptist pastor in Montgomery Alabama, the scene of some of America’s worst racial violence. For many years he has been asking the question “What went wrong in the south?” and that journey has led him to be a changemaker for justice in his denomination and beyond. It also led him to publish the book When Heaven …

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5 ways to avoid microfinance corruption

In Social Enterprise by Andrew Jones

Conversations about microloans to empower young entrepreneurs in the developing world should NOT contain words such as mafia, suicide epidemic, exploitation, microloan sharks. But they do. In San Francsico I chatted with Wolfgang Fernandez (Next Step) about the microloan industry; why is there so much corruption and what makes the successful programs stand out from those that are now bringing disgrace …

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Help me land the truck in Europe

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Update: YEAH!  2150 Euros aleady given (all from European countries) and i am offering those dear people free advertising on my blogs and/or a custom blog for their business or product. Good news: Our truck arrives in a few days in Belgium. Our friend Peter will pick it up and hold it until we arrive to drive it south to …