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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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‘Feast for the Common Good’


by Carolyn Pogue Subversive gatherings are good for the body, mind and soul This posting originally appeared on the United Church Observer’s website at ucobserver.org/pogue_blog/ . If ever there was a time for soul work, subversive gatherings and renewed focus on the common good, it’s now. That’s why I had looked forward to this past […]

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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! PEOPLE Refugees- What’s Your Perspective? “The worst refugee crisis since the upheaval of World War II” is how statisticians describe it. Those who don’t have the luxury of looking at things from the safety of a […]

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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! SOCIETY The Joy of Little Libraries Small in scale, but big on fun, small street libraries are bringing families and communities together…Read Full Article From local parent BIBLE STUDY Can An Atheist Believe in God? What makes […]

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Apocalyptic Hope


by Bruce Sanguin This posting originally appeared on Bruce Sanguin’s blog IfDarwinPrayed.com. Visit his blog for more postings, webinars, and podcasts on Evolutionary Christianity. We tend to associate Advent with a season of waiting for the birth of the baby Jesus. Yet on the first Sunday of Advent, year after year, we hear the mini-apocalypse […]

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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! FOOD 44 Healthiest, Cheapest Fruits and Vegetables Environmental Working Group (EWG), has done it again with the publication of their latest list, Good Food on a Tight Budget. The group known for its cosmetics’ toxins database and […]

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Holy Moments


by Donna Sinclair I got these beans at the seed exchange. “Crossbred Romano Bean” is written on the old envelope containing them. “MUST BE SUPPORTED” in large letters, followed by “very good.” I talked to the grower later. “Tall growing,” she added, along with fervent good wishes. The best beans she has ever grown. Eat […]

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What We Read This Week


Here’s what caught our eye this week! AGRICULTURE Why Farms Want Cold Winters There’s an old Bob Dylan line: “He not busy being born is busy dying.” It’s one to keep in mind when looking at farms in winter, at the brown fields, skeletal orchards, and vineyards waiting for a shot of green. Despite appearances, […]

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