Weekly Wrap-Up 10/14/2016

Evangelicals and Trump

This week has brought many evangelicals who endorsed Donald Trump to reconsider that choice. With the release of audio in which Trump describes what can only be called assault he appears to have crossed a line that evangelicals can’t tolerate. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2016/10/09/donald-trump-has-created-an-excruciating-moment-for-evangelicals/
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/16/magazine/russell-moore-cant-support-either-candidate.html?action=click&contentCollection=magazine&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=3&pgtype=sectionfront

Hurricane Matthew Leaves a Path of Devastation

Hurricane Matthew wrought havoc throughout the Caribbean and up the Atlantic coast. While our ability to predict the path of storms has greatly increased, our ability to do anything to do anything except get out of the way highlights our own powerlessness.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2016/10/11/horrific-rains-and-ocean-surge-hurricane-matthew-by-the-numbers/

The Humanitarian Crisis in Aleppo

The citizens of Aleppo are under siege. The city has been under air attack from Russian and Syrian forces. The UN says that more than 100 children have been killed in the bombings and the 275,000 residents, more than a third of whom are children, are in need of basic humanitarian supplies.
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/mayor-aleppo-hits-out-west-9040131

 

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