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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

3.1. 2019 Posted By: Ben Tapper 160 Times read

Here are five things worth paying attention to this month. I recommend selecting one or two and jumping in over the next week.

  1. Homelessness can be addressed if we’re willing to prioritize it, and New Orleans is an example of a policy that works.
  2. I don’t usually pay much attention to T.D. Jakes, but his evolution is noteworthy.
  3. As a lover of big cats and Wakanda, this news naturally made me jump for joy!
  4. Do animals have souls? Is consciousness limited to primates? We may never have definitive answers, but the implications of this article are intriguing.
  5. Since becoming a dog owner, I’ve also grown soft when it comes to pets. This video combines two of my favorite things: cute dogs and The Lion King!

Ben Tapper has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Manchester University, a master’s degree in public affairs from Indiana University and is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity from Christian Theological Seminary. He serves as the faith formation coordinator for First Mennonite Church in Indianapolis, Indiana, and is actively involved in community engagement.

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