What We Read This Week


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


HOME

Decorating Your Apartment for Christmas on a Budget

The leftovers are long gone and Thanksgiving is officially wrapped, which means it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Of course, you’ll want to decorate your apartment, but your bank account can barely accommodate one Christmas sock. No problem. Here are a few ways you can decorate your apartment for the holidays without spending a ton of money. Read Full Article

From Relevant Magazine


MEDIA

Mark Wahlberg: We Wanted ‘Instant Family’ to be ‘Honest’ and ‘Truthful’ 

From his time as a member of the band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch to critically-acclaimed movie roles, Mark Wahlberg has recently been cutting through his tough-guy image for a series of comedy hits. In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, the Oscar-nominated actor meets Willie Geist in South Boston to talk about his latest role as a dad in the film “Instant Family,” how his childhood impacted him as he entered adulthood, and clarifies some items in his intense schedule that went viral. Read Full Article

From Today


FAITH

Missionaries, Asylum Seekers, and the Inconsistency of Borders

Last week, the world was introduced to John Allen Chau, the U.S. American “adventurer” and missionary who was killed by an indigenous group on North Sentinel Island. According to a statement from missionary organization All Nations, Chau was a “seasoned traveler who was well-versed in cross-cultural issues” and had “previously taken part in missions projects in Iraq, Kurdistan and South Africa.” Now, Indian police have begun the dangerous mission of trying to recover the body even though a tribal rights group has urged officials to call off the search, claiming it puts them and the indigenous group in danger. Read Full Article

From Sojo


HOLIDAYS

Busted Halo Advent Calendar

Our digital twist on the traditional Advent calendar brings a sense of surprise by showing you the whole calendar, but not letting you “open” each day and find out what’s behind the picture until that day comes along. Each day, the link will lead you to a special Advent-themed Daily Jolt and MicroChallenge. Read Full Article

From Busted Halo


ENVIRONMENT

We broke down what climate change will do, region by region

Look, at this point, even the most stubborn among us know that climate change is coming for our asses. We really don’t have much time until the climate plagues we’re already getting previews of — mega-wildfires, rising sea-levels, superstorm after superstorm — start increasing in frequency. The 4th National Climate Assessment says all that and much more is on its way. Read Full Article

From Grist

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Categories: environment, faith, Featured, Holidays, Home, Media, Politics, Relationships

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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