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Stuff Christian Culture Likes

#1 Day-Timers


If you see someone with a Day-Timer there is a 76% chance that they identify themselves as an evangelical Christian. Christian culture uses Day-Timer brand products to organize their schedules and the brand has become a sort of speakeasy among them. In them you are likely to find times of Bible studies, people witnessed to, copies of “Bridge of Life” tracts, and prayer lists. Day-Timers are often seen with men at McDonald’s or a donut shop who have their quiet times there on a daily basis. (‘Quiet times’ will be further discussed in a future post.)

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rob corddry

posted September 4, 2008 at 11:27 am

For a period of 3 years I used a YWAM daytimer/prayer journal thingy. It was awesome. Plenty of room to jot things down on each day. Unfortunately, I don’t think I ever prayed for the souls of the people in the 10/40 window that were featured every 10 pages or so.

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posted September 4, 2008 at 11:59 am

If Rod Corddry is really reading my blog I can die happy.

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posted February 16, 2009 at 4:28 pm

I am so adding you to my feed reader. Then I will probably at one point review this blog on my blog. Then everyone will finally know.Actually, this is the greatest idea for a blog in a few months. I wish I had thought of it first.

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Marty Estes

posted June 20, 2009 at 7:10 pm

Someone was doing this before you, and doing it way better. Sorry, this blog seems like a big ripoff, especially since the other one has a major book deal on the way.

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posted June 20, 2009 at 7:21 pm

No worries, I link to him at the top of every page. :) He's a pal.

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Mel T

posted September 5, 2009 at 4:05 pm

I once lived in a houseful of 7th Day Adventist college boys and one food service industry grunt, where the Day Timer was a token of christian manliness. They all had them, though I doubted whether Gene needed to organize his life of busing tables at Denny's, watching TV and sleeping til noon. Their other macho-religio token was bowing to pray on one knee, in leige/servant or knight-me fashion. It was very distinctive, like a gangsta handshake. They never held hands in their prayer circles, because that would be effeminate and they were balancing their Bibles and Day Timers on their upraised knees.

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Mel T

posted September 30, 2009 at 9:59 am

That's good.

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