What We Read This Week


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


CULTURE

Christians Can’t Just Ignore Indigenous Peoples

“As an indigenous woman who grew up in the Church, it’s important for me to be the bridge, to be someone who walks the tension between my people, who have been oppressed, and the Church, who has been the oppressor. Walking that tension, for me, means fostering conversations, sharing stories and bringing people to the table to ask what has gone wrong and how they can be made right again.” Read Full Article

From Relevant Magazine


SPORTS

Kenyan hockey team surprised by Crosby, MacKinnon in 1st game

The story of Kenya’s only men’s hockey team has hit the internet right in the feels. With only enough players to create one team, the Kenya Ice Lions had never played a game against an opponent — until now. In a three-minute video sponsored by Tim Hortons’ called “The Away Game”, the Ice Lions make their way to Canada and are greeted by new custom jerseys and full sets of gear. Read Full Article

From CBC News


MOVIES

‘The Hate U Give’ Is Exhausting Because It Should Be

It’s a sobering moment, but one that accurately sets the tone for the rest of the movie. For these characters, and for many black people in America, this is the way life is. Thomas’ novel won a plethora of praise and awards after its 2017 release for combining the social realities of life as a young black woman in contemporary America with a heartfelt coming-of-age narrative that resonated with a diverse array of readers. Read Full Article

From Sojo


FAITH

Two Canadian teens are battling suicide with messages of hope

Some bridges have signs with suicide prevention helplines, but soon three in southern Ontario will have hopeful, sweet messages tacked to them instead — phrases like “tomorrow needs you” and “You’re worth more than you think.” Read Full Article

From UCObserver


NEWS

Solar To The People

Generators were making Puerto Ricans sick after Hurricane Maria. So Monxo Lopez built a solution. Between dropping off his daughter at kindergarten and teaching classes at New York City’s Hunter College, Monxo Lopez ducked into his office and opened up his go-to Reddit thread, Solar/DIY. He scanned the latest posts, mostly made by survivalists and doomsday preppers. Read Full Article

From Grist

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Categories: culture, faith, Featured, Movies, news, Sports

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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