Author Steve Laube

Fun Fridays – August 7, 2020

A perfect game in bowling is a score of 300. To achieve that you have to roll ten strikes in a row, then roll two more in the bonus. A total of 12 strikes. It is really, really, really hard to do.

This guy, Ben Ketola, rolls 12 strikes in a row, in less than 90 seconds. Watch and be amazed.

It does give me a moment to brag on my grandfather who bowled a perfect 300. He had the gold belt buckle to prove it! Not what you might expect from a man of God who preached twice every Sunday, once in English and once in German at his church in Maywood, Illinois, for almost 60 years.

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Fun Friday – July 31, 2020

Worst year ever? Watch today’s video, and vote for your favorite. {Believe it or not, this video was posted almost FOUR months ago.} [If you cannot see the embedded video in your newsletter email, please click the headline and go directly to our site to view it.] HT: Tamela

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A World of Similitudes

Please indulge my ponderings today. I was recently reading a novel where the author* was describing the dream-state of the main character. As part of his musings, the phrase “a world of similitudes” was used. I had to stop reading for a minute; think about that phrase; and ask the …

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Fun Fridays – July 24, 2020

An extraordinary musical event is our feature today. 17,572 singers from 129 countries came together to perform Eric Whitacre’s “Sing Gently” in a virtual choir. At the end, all 17,000+ singers are shown on screen. You simply must watch to experience it. The song is a little over three minutes …

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Misunderstanding the Written Word

Back on June 8, I wrote “Barriers to Effective Communication,” attempting to look at some things that get in the way in relationships, business, and writing. I’ve continued to reflect on this topic, particularly with regard to the written word. Not only in books and articles, but also in our …

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Fun Fridays – July 17, 2020

This hilarious video shows what elementary-school teachers may be dealing with when schools reopen this Fall. Too funny. [If you cannot see the embedded video in your newsletter email, please click the headline and go directly to our site to view it.]  

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Fun Fridays – July 10, 2020

Today’s hilarious “informative safety video” is what a pandemic-sensitive church service might look like. Safety first!  It was created by Bethany Baptist Church, located near Pontypridd in the South Wales Valleys. HT: Pat Laube

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