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Mar 9, 2015

Accessing Kindle Notes and Highlights for Teaching Material

Do you need to get information out of a book and into your notes for teaching a class or preaching? If you are using the Kindle platform, it is possible to pull material from a book into your word processor. Let me show you how.

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Accordance 11 Upgrade
Feb 16, 2015

Accordance 11 Upgrade

If you have been a fan of the Accordance Bible software, you will find that these 5 new features are worth upgrading to the new version 11. Better searching and quick bookmarks are just two of the many new features you will enjoy.

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Accordance 10 Bible Study Software Review
Jul 25, 2014

Accordance 10 Bible Study Software Review

Looking for high-quality Bible study software? This review of Accordance will help you decide if this full-featured Bible study program is right for you. Missionary Shane Rice gives a glimpse into how Accordance fits his needs and how it will serve you well.

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Extracting Images From a PDF Using Gimp
Jun 24, 2014

Extracting Images From a PDF Using Gimp

Extracting images from a PDF is not as straight forward as it seems like it should be. If going from a PDF to another document type (like a word processor or graphical layout program) then it is as simple as copying and pasting. However, if you need the picture to be a standalone image file, then this tip will show you how to go about it.

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Training School Resources: Deputation Tools
Jun 18, 2014

Training School Resources: Deputation Tools

A list of links corresponding to a lecture I gave on tools that missionaries might use for their deputation process. This mainly focuses on computer tools used for keeping in contact with supporting churches and your record keeping process.

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Training School Resources: Digital Security
Jun 17, 2014

Training School Resources: Digital Security

There are many things that can be done to keep your computer and your information safe. Here are some tools I taught about to a group of missionaries recently.

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What to do about Heartbleed
Apr 23, 2014

What to do about Heartbleed

Heartbleed was a security vulnerability that does not seem to have been acted upon nor became as serious as it could have been. However, there are some things you want to do to ensure your protection. Remember that changing passwords often is good and use unique passwords.

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Keyloggers: Safely Entering Passwords Using A Public Computer
Feb 27, 2014

Keyloggers: Safely Entering Passwords Using A Public Computer

When using public computers you should be aware that someone could have installed a keylogger which can mine your keyboard input for passwords to your accounts. Here are steps to take to avoid giving away your passwords when you are away from your own computer.

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Using Password Managers
Feb 26, 2014

Using Password Managers

Password Managers make dealing with many passwords an easy task. They allow you to build strong unique passwords without forcing you to memorize them. Once you start using one you will probably be surprised as to how many passwords you have deal with on a regular basis.

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