Are you a reader? Many become “distracted adults” — too busy with work, family and social responsibilities to take time to read, despite the benefits. Church and public libraries have staff that can make suggestions based on your interests. As much as librarians love to help people, most don’t encourage calls at home whenever the urge strikes you to find a title! For those times, here are some options.
Recently I was sitting in a church classroom and realized my attention was drawn to a poster on the wall. Was it the art? A snappy headline? Useful information? No, I realized it was because it was promoting something from last year.
It has been said that many Christians would like to go back to the Golden Age of church in the 50s. That’s not possible. Shouldn’t we also try to keep people from reliving the last year or two in our facilities?
Imagine: You have put together an award-worthy video and now you are ready to tell the world about it. An announcement is crafted that that captures people’s attention as well as their interest. And then you tell people where to find it.
From the ocean’s depths to the views from space, our world offers beautiful scenes, diversity of life and jaw-dropping sights. At first we could only communicate these sights by words and stories, but technology advances have added images and color, sound and movement.
Years ago I found a storage room full of cassette tapes and plastic mailers from a time when Word & Way used to provide an audio version for the visually impaired, a service made possible through the Wolfner Talking Books and Braille Library.