What We Read This Week


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


FAITH

Author believes Revelation has something to teach progressive Christians

Revelation, the last book in the Bible, has been one of the most polarizing. Some Christians have interpreted the rich visions of the author, someone named John, to depict the apocalypse, where only true believers will be saved. Wary of this interpretation and the violent imagery in Revelation, many other Christians have often just ignored it. With a new study guide, Revelation for Progressive Christians, B.C. United Church minister Donald Schmidt wants them to reconsider. Read Full Article

From UC Observer


FAITH

What God Wants You to Know When Life Doesn’t Make Sense

“I will not leave you or forsake you.” This promise found in Joshua 1:5 is given numerous times in Scripture. Every time one of God’s children or the whole community of God’s children faced something hard, new, difficult, or overwhelming, God greeted them with this promise. He never called them to a task, sent them to a destination, or led them into difficulty and then abandoned them. No matter how hard the situation or inadequate their response, God was with them and for them. The declaration that he would never leave them is a significant reminder and protection for everyone who suffers. Read Full Article

From Relevant Magazine


WORLD

12 Photos of the Migrant Caravan: Hope and Self-Determination

An estimated 4,000 people will arrive at the Tijuana border crossing over the next days, part of a caravan made up of asylum seekers and other Central American refugees. The men, women, and children in these caravans left from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala to escape extreme poverty and violence, sometimes traveling more than a hundred miles a day. Last week, travelers from Honduras rested in Mexico City, where photographer Rob Wilson took photos. Read Full Article

From Yes Magazine


ENVIRONMENT

Denying Climate Change Is Not Just Political — It’s Deadly

A dystopian scene is unfolding across California. Charred car skeletons sit idle on the side of roads in the working-class town of Paradise, Calif. In one video, a camera pans to reveal what looks like an apocalyptic movie set — passing the remains of an abandoned school bus, begging us to ask what happened to those who were inside. Read Full Article

From Sojo


ENTERTAINMENT

Mark Wahlberg on Faith and Film

In today’s podcast, from our radio show on The Catholic Channel on SiriusXM, Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg discusses his new film, “Instant Family” with Father Dave. He also talks about the importance of his faith and the work of his charity, The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation. Read Full Article

From Busted Halo

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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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