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!


More than 150 Critics Predict Who Will- and Should- Win at the 2017 Oscars

Though the next month of campaigning could still bolster or batter any given nominee’s chances, Rotten Tomatoes surveyed more than 150 critics to get their take on who will (and should) take home top honors as of today…Read Full Article

From time


Why We Should Pay Attention to Brain Research

Why should the church pay attention to brain research? With everything else happening in and around us, why should we attempt to understand and apply scientific research about the brain? What difference would it, could it make?…Read Full Article

From Advocate


7 Boring Ways the Church Can Change the World

In 2010, sociologist James Davison Hunter published To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World. In this much-discussed book, Hunter critiqued the (largely failed) tactics of contemporary Christians to change the world, arguing instead for an approach he called “faithful presence,” a sort of “seek the welfare of the city” (Jer. 29:7, ESV) focus on bringing flourishing to whatever spheres we inhabit…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


Scientists confirm we should only work 4 days a week

Theorists have often contemplated that our work week would become shorter and shorter the more we became technologically capable. But that appears not to be the case, the standard forty hour work week is the norm in many companies, but is it really contributing to overall productivity?…Read Full Article

From the Hearty Soul


Prehistoric shrimp emerge from Australian desert after heavy rain

In the desert of Australia – land of all creatures wonderful and weird – dwells a remnant of prehistoric time, a crustacean known as a shield shrimp…Read Full Article

From treehugger

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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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