Category: Fun

A grab bag of fun stuff – places to go, things to see, stuff to buy

Seen and Unseen – Internment Through Three Lenses

A new book of the Japanese incarceration during World War II. Seen and Unseen is a beautiful book that captures the essence of Japanese internment during World War II from three lenses – literally. The photographs of Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adams… Continue Reading “Seen and Unseen – Internment Through Three Lenses”

A Rainbow of Rom-Com References – Ted Lasso

My new favorite show is Ted Lasso. Few shows have been so perfect at just the right time. In the middle of a pandemic with a divided country and racism rampant in the headlines, here comes Ted Lasso to offer us a better way.… Continue Reading “A Rainbow of Rom-Com References – Ted Lasso”

Craig’s Library: Top 5 Favorite Bibles

I collect Bibles. Not that I collect EVERY Bible (mostly because I have this thing about not ever throwing away a Bible), but when I find one I really like, I either buy it for myself or give it away as a gift.  A… Continue Reading “Craig’s Library: Top 5 Favorite Bibles”

Craig’s Library – Is Your Church Truly Welcoming?

How welcoming are you really?

Craig’s Library – When Work and Family Collide

Is your life balanced?

Craig’s Library – Making Sense of the Bible Makes a Lot of Sense (book review)

Adam Hamilton is turning out to be one of the clearest voices for compassion and reason within the church today.  He often tackles tough subjects with aplomb and sensitivity.  In his book, Making Sense of the Bible, Hamilton helps us look at the Bible… Continue Reading “Craig’s Library – Making Sense of the Bible Makes a Lot of Sense (book review)”

Craig’s Library – What Half Truths Do You Believe In? (book review)

“God doesn’t give us more than we can handle.” “Everything happens for a reason.” “God helps those who help themselves.” Have you ever heard these sayings?  Perhaps you’ve said them yourself.  If you have I understand.  They sound thoughtful, insightful, or inspirational – but… Continue Reading “Craig’s Library – What Half Truths Do You Believe In? (book review)”

Top 5 Musicals You Haven’t Heard Of

In our last sermon, I mentioned my love for musical theater so I thought I would share five great musicals you may never have heard of.  Given that I haven’t seen as much musical theater lately, these are much older shows, but great ones… Continue Reading “Top 5 Musicals You Haven’t Heard Of”