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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! JUSTICE The Invisible Heroes of the Persecuted Church The case for Christians investing in the profession only 1 in 5 Americans trust…Behind every Asia Bibi—the Pakistani Christian mother of five still on death row after seven years […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! HOLIDAYS The Surprisingly Sad Origins of Mother’s Day Many Canadians and people around the world show their gratitude for their mothers on Mother’s Day. Some people give cards, flowers, chocolates or take their moms to a restaurant, […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SCIENCE Scientists Looking For Alien Life Investigate ‘Interesting’ Signal From Space They aren’t saying it’s alien, but they are saying it’s “interesting.” The SETI Institute — the private organization that looks for signals of extraterrestrial life — […]

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An Interview with Laura Alary


 by Laura Alary This posting originally appeared on the January 11, 2016 garynealhansen.com. This week I interviewed Laura Alary: a very dear friend, and a children’s author who has written a growing shelf of books. She takes both children and theology very seriously. My kids and I totally dig her books. Since her new kids’ book Make Room: […]

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Laura Alary on What Inspires Her to Write Picture Books That “Make Us Bigger on the Inside”


 by Laura Alary This posting originally appeared on the Picture Book Theology Blog. Picture books helped me recover from eight years as a doctoral student. After writing and defending my thesis, I felt like the little lime tree my mom tried to grow in our home. The poor plant struggled along in the unfamiliar climate, […]

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What We Read This Week


Here’s what caught our eye this week! WEATHER Storm Brings Season’s Heaviest Snowfall to Midwest, Mid-Atlantic The winter storm that has dumped several inches of snow from the Dakotas to Maryland is expected to linger over the mid-Atlantic on Wednesday, bringing another 5 to 9 inches to many areas in the east…Read Full Article From […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! CANADA The Canadian Penny Died Today It’s a big deal: even Google noticed that today is the last day which the Canadian Mint will be issuing pennies. The copper plated steel coin cost 1.6 cents to make, […]

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What We Read This Week


 Here’s what caught our eye this week! LIFESTYLE The Practice Days of August The month’s leisurely pace is perfect for certain kinds of spiritual practice. Here are some ways you can rest…Read Full Article From Spirituality and Practice NEWS Once Again, A Call To Remember The Victims; This Time In Wisconsin After the July 20 […]

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Rainbow of Mysteries

New Fall Title: Rainbow of Mysteries by Norman Habel


Wood Lake Publishing is pleased to announce the release of our first Fall 2012 title, Rainbow of Mysteries by Norman Habel. In an attempt to re-connect with Earth as a sanctuary and a living planet, Habel has led the move to include the Season of Creation as part of the church year (seasonofcreation.com). In this, […]

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Apocalypse Now: Should the book of Revelation be consigned to the wastebin or transformed?


by Susan McCaslin If the Song of Songs can be called “the sexiest book in the Bible,” the book of Revelation at the end of the New Testament might be called “the most violent book in the Bible.” You may recall the imagery of Christ as a sword-wielding warrior, horses with blood up to their […]

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