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Thursday, December 12, 2019

'I feel so distant from God'

'I feel so distant from God': Popular D.C.-area pastor confesses he's tired, announces sabbatical*
Washington Post: After 30 years of preaching more than 5,000 sermons, the Rev. Howard-John Wesley stood in front of his congregation on Dec. 1 and admitted he needed a break from the Lord's work.

Trump aims to crack down on anti-Semitism on college campuses using civil rights protections
CNN: President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to include discrimination against Jews as a violation of law in certain cases, with an eye toward fighting anti-Semitism on college campuses.

How the 'extreme abstinence' of the purity movement created a sense of shame in evangelical women
The Conversation: Millennial evangelicals are speaking out about the heightened emphasis on sexual purity that characterized their upbringing in that subculture.

Dutch officials after church sale: 'It's better to have Buddhists than apartments'
Crux: Parishioners are happy with the new owners: "The Buddhists invest an enormous amount of time and energy in the village."

Actor Mark Ruffalo blends film and faith-fueled activism in 'Dark Waters'
Religion News Service: Actor Mark Ruffalo said he's had a hard time melding his activism with storytelling. Then Ruffalo encountered the story of the people of Parkersburg, West Virginia.

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