Church Growth Warnings

This is an old message that I found in my archives, about a church I used to attend. While it isn't appropriate for a present circumstance, I still agree with much of what I've said and believe it could still be a useful post to include here, with names… more »

Eternal Security Run Amuck

Recently on social media I got into a discussion about salvation and who won't inherit the kingdom of God in light of the passage 1 Cor 6:9-11. Some of the responses I heard reminded me about the danger of denominational doctrines. I'm not saying that doctrines are necessarily wrong, but their application is often a reflection of pharisaic teaching, commonly referred to as tradition. more »

Hypothyroidism

Note: I don't usually write about health/medical topics, but I fear this subject may be neglected too often in people of my age. I'm not a medical professional, although I frequently research health related topics. I also believe that in this age we… more »

Using Hoot Card Boxes

Card boxes have been added to the Hoot app in version 1.97. Using card boxes is a way to organize your study of Scrabble words based on the Leitner system. Each word or anagram is assigned to box 0, and is moved up or down depending on whether you get… more »

Import Lexicon for Android

My last post explained how to create a lexicon from the new NASPA word list (NWL2018) for the Android app. At that time you had to create a new database with the PC version of the program and transfer that to the Android device. Since then I've… more »

Creating OTCWL2018 (NWL18) for Hoot

Update: The NASPA lexicons are now identified as NWL2018 or NWL18 (NWL2020 for new lexicon effective in 2021). It is also included in the Hoot Android app, so you don't need to create it unless you really want to. I'm leaving this post to show how you… more »

Hoot - the Android app

New! Two Android apps of Hoot are now under development. Each app includes a database with the installed lexicon, and the ability to use external databases. Update: The first release of the Hoot app is now available on Google Play. The search screen is… more »