What We Read This Week

brian-wangenheim-VYOrErmJes4-unsplashWe bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


Joy and Sadness Can Coexist

We talk about joy a lot—wanting joy, choosing joy, seeking joy, being joyful—and yet, we rarely take the time to ask what it actually is. The world offers a lot of different definitions and interpretations, but for one interested in what God has to say about it, a biblical study of the word makes a few things very clear—and for starters, makes clear what it’s not. Read Full Article

From Relevant Magazine


The upcoming election isn’t just about the next four years, but the next 10,000

It is a cliché at this point to describe an election as “the most important of our lifetimes.” Every election is key—they’re how we take stock of where we are as a nation. They’re part of a chain stretching into the past and into the future.

But if you wanted to make the argument—and I do—that this year actually is special, the climate crisis might be as good a place as any to start. Read Full Article

From Good Is


Wearing a Mask is Biblical

A white pastor I know was recently hospitalized with COVID-19, but not until after he had served communion to his mostly African American congregation — a population that has suffered more severely from the disease due to ongoing racial disparities in U.S. health care and society. Leading up to that fateful morning, the pastor had expressed skepticism about restrictions related to the pandemic and had appeared in public without a mask. Consequently, 200 of his parishioners and church staff were ordered to quarantine for two weeks. Read Full Article

From Sojo


Steven Furtick Will Replace Kenneth Copeland on TBN

Kenneth Copeland, the infamous televangelist whose Believer’s Voice of Victory has been part of Trinity Broadcasting Network’s lineup for 40 years, is being removed at long last. Taking his place: Steven Furtick, the Elevation Church pastor whose preaching (and sneaker collection) have made him a huge success online and a frequent target of the PreachersNSneakers Instagram account. Read Full Article

From Relevant Magazine

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Author:Wood Lake Publishing

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