What We Read This Week

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


Joyful Resistance

The start of a new calendar year is a threshold, a moment to acknowledge the passing of time. It is natural to look back and take stock of the past twelve months…Read Full Article

From UCC


Ticking down to midnight

Canada backpedals on a nuclear weapons ban…It’s fitting — although worrisome — to learn at near year’s end that the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) has set its Doomsday Clock to two-and-a-half minutes before midnight. That’s closer to potential nuclear calamity than at any time since the 1980s…Read Full Article

From Ucobserver


The Golden Globes Held a Funeral. Now Let’s Hold One in Church

The 2018 Golden Globes looked like a star-studded funeral — one that announced, with vibrato and champagne, a farewell to workplace sexual assault, harassment, and inequality. The black attire both marked and called for the death of many things endemic to Hollywood: the careers of predatory performers and moguls, a culture of silence, and statistics like this one: One-in-three women ages 18-to-34 have been sexually harassed at workRead Full Article

From Sojourners


Founded in 1948 to promote Christian unity, the World Council of Churches marks a milestone while looking ahead to the future of ecumenism…Read Full Article

From Ucobserver


Photos of California’s Deadly Mudslides

A tragic reminder of the power of mother nature…The massive wildfires that scorched parts of Southern California last month left hillsides devoid of vegetation and covered with ash and a dried-out layer of topsoil. On Tuesday, heavy rains fell north of Los Angeles, turning many of these hillsides into torrents of mud and boulders that destroyed dozens of homes and damaged hundreds more…Read Full Article

From the Atlantic

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Categories: Commentary, environment, faith, spirituality

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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