Weekly Series

Sunday Summary #11: What’s on the Internet

Articles

1|  Rachel Held Evans wrote a really beautiful piece about how we can never escape the faith of our childhood or arrive at a new “better” faith.  Instead, we wrestle with acknowledging our privilege and interpretations as we seek deeper truths, celebrating and critiquing the Church as we do so.

2|  David Schell wrote about how the angst of Advent was transformed into joy when he heard about the warm welcome offered to Syrian refugees in Canada.  It’s a super heartwarming look at what happens when Advent becomes real.

3|  Jaya Saxena wrote a school report about the life of Alexander Hamilton based only on the musical with no historical context, and it is hilarious!

Today I am going to talk to you about America’s ten dollar founding father without a father, Alexander Hamilton.

Alexander Hamilton was an important figure in American history for many reasons. He was America’s first Secretary of the Treasury, founded the New York Post, and together with his friend and rival Aaron Burr invented rap in 1776.

Videos

1|  Buzzfeed has been doing a lot of amazing articles and videos for their Mental Health Week, and I especially loved watching the Try Guys go to Therapy.  Their videos are usually based on humor, so it was really cool to see them open up about themselves to each other in a group therapy session.

2|  Star Wars stars  (old and new) create an a capella music medley with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots!!

3|  Another Star Wars song!  This one is a parody/summary with killer harmonies.

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