What We’re Reading…03/18/16

“What We’re Reading” is where we share articles and posts that have impacted our contributors in one way or another.  If you’ve read a great article that is worth sharing, send it over to Aaron.

Tulsa

One of the co-founders of QuikTrip passed away. This Tulsa company has been named one of Fortune’s Best Places to Work for fourteen years straight.

This piece on the future of Greenwood is important work. As Downtown continues to be revitalized, Greenwood continues to be part of the effort. What would a completely revitalized Greenwood look like in 2021, one hundred years after the Tulsa race riots?

Life

This article is a fascinating look at some of the reasons why we put our kids in youth sports. They mention the new book Overplayed which might be worth reading as families consider their choices of where and how to get their kids involved in sports.

Faith

“It used to be that high-school students would leave school and go home, and could leave that high-pressure atmosphere behind. Now, with smartphones and tablets, kids take that social environment into their bedrooms.” Important read on public shame and the gospel.

It seems we’re having constant conversations with parents about bringing kids to worship. We think there is value in both children’s church and having kids in worship with their parents. We like some of the points that this article brings out.

The writer of the incredible Jesus Storybook Bible has written a version for adults, called The Story of God’s Love for You. Check out the interview with her, and maybe buy the book on Amazon.

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