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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

3.27. 2020 Posted By: Ben Tapper

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week that aren’t related to the coronavirus. 1. If you’d like a podcast on parenting and spirituality, check out the Bringing Forth podcast.  Each episode is packed with insight from a variety of perspectives. 2. If you’re looking for a good book on justice, check out […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

3.20. 2020 Posted By: David and Leann Augsburger

Our lives are flooded with articles, guidelines, suggestions for strategic withdrawal to stay safe in the midst of a global pandemic, and we are grateful for the gift of linking through multiple online connections with family, friends, congregation, larger community and the world. Above all is The Holy Net. It is amazing how almost no […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

3.13. 2020 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo

This is a special edition of the Friday roundup. Here are five things worth paying attention to (or thinking about) amid the COVID-19 outbreak. 1. Think about your yourself The saying about fixing your own flotation device or air mask before helping another person is essential. For those of us who are better “human doings” […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

2.28. 2020 Posted By: Ben Tapper

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. Mix things up this week and start with #5. 1. If you appreciate science fiction but want to read the work of a black author, check out Octavia E. Butler. I just finished reading Dawn, which is book one of the Xenogenesis trilogy. 2. I […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

2.21. 2020 Posted By: David and Leann Augsburger

So much to talk about after attending a creation care conference led by Doug Kaufman, Mark McReynolds and colleagues in downtown Los Angeles on the shores of the tiny lake in Echo Park (next door to Aimee Semple McPherson’s Temple.) And, perhaps unsurprisingly, there’s so much to process this week from the chaotic state of […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

2.14. 2020 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives. 1. Kobe Bryant Many sports fans (even those not very into sports) were deeply affected by the sudden death of Kobe Bryant late last month. Like […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

2.7. 2020 Posted By: Jennie Wintermote

I’ve been thinking a lot about prayer lately. My family prays together at mealtimes, we pray with our daughter before bed, and we pray on Sunday morning as a congregation—yet sometimes prayer is just hard. When life spins out of control, when chaos reigns and illnesses ravage bodies and minds, it can be hard to […]

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