Weekly Wrap 10.11.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week | Sojourners

Weekly Wrap 10.11.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

1. My Journey Back to a Broken Church

Churches are human institutions and like human beings, capable of profound goodness while being inevitably broken and bound to disappoint.

2. Betsy DeVos Could Face Jail After Judge Rules She Violated 2018 Order on Student Loans

"There have to be consequences for violation of my order sixteen thousand times," U.S. Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim said at a hearing on Monday.

3. In An Economy of Extraction, Plant Trees

How would our world change if we let trees remind us that there exists a natural landscape that transcends the geopolitical, that their branches and roots will not be stopped by the lines drawn on a map by people with various agendas?

4. The U.S. Has Been Silencing Black Girls’ Voices for Decades

This is all part of a system of over-policing and police abuse.

5. Christian Opposition to Interracial Marriage Is Still a Problem

The thought of God being 'for' one particular group of people (whites) over all others is not found in the Bible, but it is something tightly woven into the tapestry of American history.

6. A Decolonial Education Takes Shape at Mauna Kea’s Ecological University

We must fight for the university and for our future in this moment of profound ecological unraveling.

7. What the Bible Teaches Us on Climate Migration

In the Bible, several characters were climate migrants seeking their family’s survival.

8. China Has Begun Moving Xinjiang Muslim Detainees To Formal Prisons, Relatives Say

Muslim minorities in the northwestern region are targets of a sweeping security operation. Officials say most residents have been returned to society, but relatives say many are sentenced to prison.

9. How Evangelicals Fail Powerful People Like Trump

A true introduction to Christ will encourage people to confront and not to cover their sins.

10. LGBTQ+

A new post from the late Rachel Held Evans.