Friday, February 19, 2021

5 Reasons Why Family Games Are So Important

You may be asking yourself, “So, what’s so great about card games?” Or, “Aren’t card games the dull thing you do when you don’t know what else to do?”

Hopefully, this post will help answer the above questions and provide you with some great reasons to start playing. Here are our top 5 reasons for using card games to start the Table Age Revolution:

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Seven reasons printed publications are here to stay

The Value of Using a Printed Book Over Digital

In the past few months during the pandemic, much to our relief, every release from the organization has been uploaded to the JW website and JW Library app. We've seen beautiful reports that show all the money saved, much of which has been used by the Disaster Relief Committees around the world. Even though we received direction to stop using the Kingdom Halls for meetings, you've never stopped preparing for every single meeting, and you've maintained your spiritual routine consisting, mainly, of reading.

Theocratic books aren't all that we consume. For entertainment, you've no doubt read a complete book or two in the past few months, especially if you are an avid book reader. However, if you started working or studying remotely, you have read more on your tablet or computer than ever before.

What other reasons do we have to consume e-books?

Here we list a few, but maybe you have some others in mind:

  • Convenience. Most of the titles are easy to find by writing on the search tool and then downloading to our preferred platform.
  • Space savings. Having an e-library saves a lot of space. And less cluttered bookshelves to clean!
  • Cost savings. On average, a digital book could cost 10% less than a printed edition (School Library Journal, 2018). 
  • Environmental considerations. Less consumption of paper means fewer trees cut.

So does that mean old-fashioned books are out? Is there any reason to keeping reading printed books?

Yes! Here are 7 benefits scientists have acknowledged after much research: