What We Read This Week

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


The Invisible Heroes of the Persecuted Church

The case for Christians investing in the profession only 1 in 5 Americans trust…Behind every Asia Bibi—the Pakistani Christian mother of five still on death row after seven years over a false blasphemy charge—are the near-invisible lawyers who defend persecuted believers, pastors, and churches around the globe…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


Smog-sucking bikes? This artist wants to make it happen

Walking around in foul, soupy smog is bad enough; biking through it at a modest clip can feel like hooking your lungs up to a Ford F-150’s tail pipe. But in the future, cycling in heavy air pollution could be less damaging, if a two-wheeled intervention from Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde pans out…Read Full Article

From grist


Nomadic tiny bookshop on wheels is wandering through France

Electronic books have captured a big part of the market in recent years. Yet, despite the popularity of e-books and e-readers, people still love their real-paper books. Combining both the love of books and the charm of tiny houses is this hand-built tiny library on wheels in France…Read Full Article

From treehugger


A Mission To Find Every WWII Veteran Before It’s Too Late

While the stories of WWII are often romanticized in Hollywood through movies and television, the real life tales can be much harsher, messier, and more tragic than one could ever imagine. That’s why Rishi Sharma, a 19-year-old from Agoura Hills, California, is crisscrossing the country to capture the true story of war before those memories die with those who lived it…..Read Full Article

From good


Is the treehouse the pinnacle of sustainable living?

In an instant, plain-planked interiors propped in the trees transformed into faraway lands, forts and hideaways. Brothers Andy and Simon Payne were no different. Growing up in Kenya, the two spent a great deal of time constructing zip wires, jungle swings and rudimentary tree-top homes. But the Paynes never gave up on their childhood dreams of building elaborate houses in the trees, and have continued to design and build impressive, eco-friendly tree houses for the young at heart…Read Full Article

From CNN

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Categories: Books, community, environment, justice, sustainability

Author:Wood Lake Publishing

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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