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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 The summer solstice is coming! Here’s what to know It’s hard to believe that a mere six months ago, those of us in the Northern Hemisphere were grimly facing the shortest day of the year – […]

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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! 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! 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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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! Happy Easter! FAITH How to Carry the Meaning of Holy Week Through the Best of the Year Holy Week celebrates more than a historical event from more than 2,000 years ago. It’s also a powerful invitation for […]

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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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