The Essentials

The condition of a person, apart from God, is bleak. People who ignore God live empty lives, never experience true peace, and go to hell when they die. This happens because sin kills people . Thankfully, there is an alternative: repent and believe the good news about Jesus . This good news …

God’s Way Makes Sense

Do you ever feel like living God’s way doesn’t make sense? If the only difference between “good” Christians and “bad” Christians in heaven is the number of crowns and rewards they receive, why not enjoy both this life and the life to come, and experience the best of both worlds? …

The Deadliness of Sin

Have you ever thought most sin seemed practically harmless, or felt like God denied you worldly pleasures as some mean joke? I used to have this mindset, like it was my duty to obey God’s commands because he saved me, even when his commands were no fun. I tried to …

Code: The Ultimate Building Blocks

New ideas often require money, resources, and additional investment in order to be developed and mass produced. Unfortunately, the building blocks of innovative ideas are not usually free. For example, carpenters have to pay for every piece of lumber that they use to build homes. Moreover, most types of building blocks are limited as to what they can be used …

CMD Matrix

The command prompt “matrix” is an old trick, but I played around with it the other day and added enhancements that make it ideal for playing a joke on someone. Copy the text below into a bat file, and schedule it on your friends computer for a great laugh. rem Brenton …

Interacting Classes in Python

Everything in an OOP language should be an object, right? That’s what I’ve always been taught in my programming classes. As a result, I often group functions into classes in my Python programs. In many of my Python programs, I write groups of functions that share variables and all contribute …

Anonymity is not a goal of bitcoin

Bitcoin has a reputation for being an anonymous payment service since only a public key, which acts as a pseudonym, is required for transactions. While being able to transact using only a key or pseudonym results in a level of anonymity, anonymity was not the motivating factor in this design. The reason …