From time to time I get the question, “Why do you blog?” This is my attempt at an answer. § The first time I remember seeing the word “weblog” was in 1995 or 1996. At the time it was widely regarded as . . . Continue reading →
I think I first heard about weblogs—hence “blogging”— sometime in the mid-1990s, while I was teaching at Wheaton College. It was a revolutionary new form of communication wherein a few people were writing the same sorts of personal things that they once . . . Continue reading →
Quick update. Heidelreaders are essential to the HB. So, comments are welcome and important to the HB. Civil, patient discussion is an important way to learn and grow. As a reader, writer, and teacher I’m in almost constant discussion with someone (via . . . Continue reading →
I learn something new every day from the Heidelblog and it makes me a better teacher — Tara (@tcarrrr) May 20, 2014
The wonderful wizard of web is planning an overhaul of the HB. What features would you like to see? Yesterday someone suggested connecting the internal search function to google site search. What else would help you to use the HB? Thanks for . . . Continue reading →
Today the HB 2.0 just crossed a million downloads. Over a 1000 people a day visit the HB to find resources toward exploring and recovering the Reformed confession. Thank you for using the HB and a special thanks to those of you . . . Continue reading →
But it still exists. It’s still possible to support the Heidelblog—the coffer continues!—but now, when your cursor strays over the coffer and your sound is turned up, you won’t be scared out of your chair. It hasn’t gone away entirely, the sound . . . Continue reading →
I’ve added a way to follow the Twitter feed. It’s on the bottom right of the HB home page. Why? Because you have nothing else to do? I don’t know. Because it’s there. I do post links there that appear on the . . . Continue reading →
There are 3000 + posts on the HB. Some of them contain dead links, i.e., links that go to a site that no longer exists or that has moved. When I find them I try to fix them but I probably won’t . . . Continue reading →
There are a variety of ways to get your daily dose of vitamin HB. You can subscribe to the RSS feed, you can try to remember to visit each day, or you can Heidelscribe by email. About three-quarters of the way down . . . Continue reading →
A significant percentage of users access the HB via their mobile devices. To make it a little easier for you to support the HB from your mobile device (phone, tablet, iPad) the HB technical wizard has made it possible to support the HB on the move—but please not while driving! You’ve been able to support the HB from your desktop for a few months (complete with sound effects!). Here’s the how to from your mobile device.
Click on the arrow at the top of the screen. Scroll down until you see the PayPal icon.
From there, you know what to do. No mobile site on your device? Tap the button on the bottom of the screen.
Thanks to everyone who has graciously supported the HB. I’m thankful.
In our unceasing attempt to serve you we’re always adding features to the HB. One of them is the categories resource. It’s a useful way to track discussions on a particular topic. There is also a search option on the top of . . . Continue reading →