What We Read This Week


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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


The Milestone of the First Cell Phone

Growing up as a 90s kid, my friends and I tried to convince our parents that we needed a cell phone when we started driving. They were flip phones, text messaging wasn’t “a thing” and the phones didn’t really even do anything. Not anything cool anyways. Except call people. The only way to Snapchat someone was to get sassy while chatting and then snap in a “z formation.”…Read Full Article

From Advocate: Association of Presbyterian Church Educators, Inc.


Let My People Build

Long live the crescent and the cross!” shouted Egypt’s parliament in joy. All 39 Christian members joined the two-thirds majority to vote to end a 160-year practice instituted by the Ottomans requiring Christians to get permission from the country’s leader before building churches. The long-awaited reform was promised by the 2014 constitution after the overthrow of Muslim Brotherhood president Mohamed Morsi…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


When Eve and Eve Bit the Apple

When you are raised to be a good Christian girl, you don’t just go to church; you date the church. Church is the significant other with whom you spend weekends and evenings, the boyfriend whose friends become your friends, the girlfriend with whom you share all your dreams…Read Full Article

From The New York Times


This scientist wants to create ‘artificial glaciers’ to combat melting Himalayan ice

The progression of global climate change has brought on a cascading number of troubling trends, one of them being the melting glaciers in the Himalayan mountains. As the glaciers retreat farther and farther each year, it disrupts the hydrological cycle that makes the Himalayan glaciers an important source of freshwater for almost a billion people, their crops and wildlife down on lower elevations…Read Full Article

From treehugger


How I Stopped Mindlessly Buying Things  

If this article inspires you check out Wood Lake author Lee Simpson, “My Year of Buying Nothing“…Stores want me to buy stuff I don’t need. The internet wants me to buy stuff I don’t need. But I finally figured it out…Read Full Article

From yes!magazine

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