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W4YW-3

Your weekly installment of what we’ve been reading (and watching) around the web.

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How to Succeed Financially Without Failing Spiritually, John Rinehart. I (Chris) have never really thought of the cycle Rinehart portrays here: Work -> Prosper -> Rest -> Forget -> Sin. But it seems to be a perfect depiction of the lives of many Americans. Very few of us start out with the explicit goal of forgetting God, but inertia draws us that way. So is it possible to succeed financially without falling into this vicious cycle? Rinehart thinks so. The key? “Worship Jesus and give like crazy.”

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W4YW-3

Your weekly installment of what we’ve been reading (and watching) around the web.

Articles of the Week

10 Myths About Africa Many Americans Believe, Amy Medina. Hopefully you avoid most of these blunders, but it never hurts to make sure you’ve got your facts straight. I (Chris) was savvy enough to know that Africa isn’t a country, that many Africans aren’t black, and that African cities are quickly overtaking villages. I was a touch more embarrassed with myself when I looked at #3, #4, and #10, though.

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W4YW-5

Your weekly installment of what we’ve been reading (and watching) around the web.

Articles of the Week

Caring for Refugees, J.D. Greear. Over the past week, the news has been dominated by the question of how our country—and the church—should best care for refugees. Pastor J.D.’s response points to several other useful resources, and shows what we, at the Summit, are doing to minister to refugees.

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