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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! CHURCH Cover Story: Mending Men’s Ministry Many men are floundering, both inside and outside the church. Which poses a pressing challenge for today’s men’s ministries: Can they help men find a way forward? Can they spark more […]

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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! OPINION Fewer couples are marrying in churches. Does it matter? As summer begins, another wedding season is upon us. The air is warm, the earth is lush and everything is as pretty as a June bride. But […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SPIRITUALITY Guidance An article written by Susan McCaslin, Wood Lake’s author of Arousing the Spirit ….The etymology of the word “guide,” both noun and verb, is the late 14th c. Old French guidar “to guide, lead, conduct,” […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! Tis The Season for Strawberries literally. Check out Dorothy’s Henderson’s Wood Lake release! RELIGION ‘Jesus never charged a leper a co-pay’: the rise of the religious left “There is no religious left and religious right,” Barber, a […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RELIGION The ‘Splainer: The ‘gifts’ of Pentecost and Shavuot This weekend marks the observance of Pentecost and Shavuot, holy days to Christians and Jews respectively. And both involve certain “gifts” that don’t come with wrapping and bows. […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! WORSHIP When To Do Youth Sunday? Strange or silly as some of these customs might seem, I’d rather have my calendar structured around cultural traditions than around corporate budget forecasts. I don’t care how much retailers are […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! BELIEF Nikki Giovanni: ‘Martin Had Faith in the People’ The day after Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, Nikki Giovanni—the brilliant young writer who’d soon come to be known as the “Princess of Black Poetry”—wrote a poem that […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! Happy National Puppy Day! SPIRITUALITY The Lord’s Prayer’s Hard Plea Does God lead us into temptation? Do we have to ask him not to? As most Christians know from painful experience, temptation is as easy to find […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! LIFESTYLE When is St. Patrick’s Day 2018? And who was St. Patrick? A cultural and religious festival, it’s held each year on March 17 to mark the death of St. Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland….Read Full […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SOCIAL JUSTICE Your feminist shirt means nothing if it was made in a sweatshop Eighty percent of garment workers are young women between 18 and 24. They are overworked, underpaid, and abused. That’s where the real female […]

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