What We Read This Week


 

Peace and Dove

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! We need some peace in our world…


INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Terror Along French Riviera Kills at Least 84

At a beachside restaurant in Nice, France, Eric Drattell and his wife were relaxing after a fireworks show when a white truck began speeding down the promenade, mowing people down…Read Full Article

From npr


CHURCH

The Church at Its Racial Turning Point

Nearly all American evangelicals—94 percent in a Barna Group survey earlier this year—believe that the church has an important role to play in racial reconciliation. For many, the desire to act abounds, though direction remains unclear. The most pressing question facing Christians today in the area of race relations is “Where do we go from here?”…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


SCIENCE

Do insects have consciousness?

Most people have no problem killing an insect. The creepy, crawly, flying things … they bite and sting, they’re seen as dirty, their buzz vexes and they can be vectors for disease. Swat and smash, no second thought. But what if insects were more than just tiny-brained robots driven by instinct?..Read Full Article

From Treehugger


RELIGION

Pope says Christians should apologize to gay people

Pope Francis said Sunday that Christians owe apologies to gays and others who have been offended or exploited by the church, remarks that some Catholics hailed as a breakthrough in the church’s tone toward homosexuality…Read Full Article

From CNN


SPIRITUALITY

Why Can’t They Be More Like Us?

Written by Wood Lake Author Ward Kaiser

Do you ever find it hard to be an optimist? Bad news can seem so overwhelming! But it may be a sign of hope that we are growing more aware, not only of the evil that exists, but of the need to resist it, when we resolve to take a clear stand for decency toward all people. Down with torturing and killing people because they are “different.” Let’s build bridges, not walls. Let’s welcome the stranger.  Borders, whether on a map or in our minds, can be dangerous….Read Full Article

From HowMapsChangeThings


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At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com

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