[Linux4christians] Hello all!
coetserw at hbc.ac.za
Wed Apr 23 09:35:22 EDT 2008
> >> Hi all,
> >> I think it would be great to see it get going a little more too. I kind
> >> of forgot about it since there wasnt much going on anymore. I remember when
> >> I first found the website and mailing list i was excited about using linux
> >> from a christian standpoint. One of the things I've been working on for
> >> some time is content filtering and parental control. I posted on here late
> >> last year and got some ideas but still have area's that need to be
> >> addressed. So hopefully there will be enough interest to get things going.
Being an Ubuntu user in South Africa, I participate in the South African
Loco team. This team has taken an approach that might be of value to
They are trying to generate focused discussion on some relevant topics.
They have designated a month for each topic.
The first month was education.
The second month (April), is Small Business
... Spreading Ubuntu in South Africa
The thoughts and information generated during these months are posted on
http://www.ubuntu-za.org/Wiki/MonthlyThemes (This is a summary of the
http://www.ubuntu-za.org/Wiki/MonthOfEducation (This is the summary of
the month of education)
Perhaps this list could attempt something similar. If we picked three or
four issues relating to linux (not exclusively Ubuntu) that could be
relevant from the perspective of Christian ministry...
Eg.... Church Website development, Software (church management and song
services, bible softwate etc.), Promotion and advocacy of linux in
It might be possible to put together some expertise, resources, ideas on
each of these topics that would be helpful for Christian users of Linux.
It might also highlight areas where input or advocacy is needed, or
needs that still need to be met, etc.
I am sure that the Ubuntu-ZA loco team would not mind if we did
This is just a proposition in the light of the discussion of this
thread. It does not have to be accepted.
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