Weekly News Update! Friday July 1, 2016


Newspaper boys in Jersey City

November 1912, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA — Newspaper boys, one missing a leg, stand on the steps of a bank near a busy trolley junction in Jersey City, New Jersey. — Image by © CORBIS

On an occasion, I gather on Fridays some of the most interesting content we’ve found online, as it pertains to the church, culture, sports and the people God has called us to reach. Keep in mind,I don’t necesarily endorse or agree with everything you’ll see included in the roundup.

Brexit: Tensions emerge over UK-EU trade negotiations

UK and EU politicians have given very different accounts of how the UK’s Brexit negotiations should proceed.

The EU’s Trade Commissioner, Cecilia Malmstrom, says the UK cannot begin negotiating trade terms with the bloc until after it has left.

“First you exit then you negotiate,” she told BBC Newsnight.  read more

A week after historic floods, West Virginia faces new reality (USA Today)

In the wake of the historic flooding last week in West Virginia that killed 26 people, the American Red Cross has sent hundreds of workers to the mountain state.

Both temporary employees and volunteers are helping local rescue and emergency teams to clean the debris from the flood that caused thousands of residents to evacuate from their homes and businesses.  read more


There can be no compromise on issues that affect our eternal destiny. The myth of the ‘third way’ on the doctrinal issues concerned with human sexuality has been exposed by Dr Martin Davie and in this article Canon Charles Raven shows that it cannot provide a faithful way forward for the Anglican Communion.  Read more

Area ’51: Tribe’s streak ties club record (Mlb.com)

TORONTO — It has been 65 years since Cleveland has experienced something like this.

Powered by an electric 14-strikeout performance from Carlos Carrasco, the Indians pulled off a 4-1 victory over the Blue Jays on Thursday night at Rogers Centre, matching a franchise record with 13 wins in a row. Cleveland also won a baker’s dozen in 1951, and in 1942 before that. One more win and this Tribe team will be in uncharted waters.  read more


Song of the Week!  The Battle Hymn of the Republic!


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