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Every two weeks, Faith & Leadership publishes new content that draws on multiple disciplines. You can navigate our free archives by reading recently published content or browsing by topic or feature type.

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September 23, 2014 | Youth should not be set apart, but rather integrated into the life of a congregation through friendship.
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September 22, 2014 | Denominational leaders must confront the brutal facts and share them with the congregations and clergy in their charge but they also must proclaim something that sounds like real Christian hope.
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September 22, 2014 | Renewing the Reformed Church in America depends in large part on developing the denominational staff, says the director of transformational engagement.
Reflection
September 22, 2014 | The challenges facing Christian institutions today require innovative solutions in all aspects of the work. Senior leaders must cultivate the conditions for the work to flourish, which means nurturing talent across levels and roles, says the executive director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Reflection
September 22, 2014 | How do you develop leaders in your organization without funding? The executive director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches offers 10 ideas for leadership development on a shoestring.
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September 22, 2014 | The top executive at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship uses her organization’s strategic plan to build a team of young leaders at CBF headquarters.
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September 22, 2014 | Today’s leaders have to cope with a changing world, according to “Leading in Context,” a study by Duke Corporate Education. That’s why they need to develop beliefs and mindsets that allow them to respond to shifting environments, says Duke CE’s managing director for North America.
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September 22, 2014 | After a career working in a variety of roles and settings, a leader in the physician assistant field says that understanding people is central to leadership development.
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September 19, 2014 | A New York City church has welcomed in congregations from other faiths and denominations. This thriving community is marked by hospitality, listening and humility.
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September 19, 2014 | The challenges facing Christian institutions today require innovative solutions in all aspects of the work. Senior leaders must cultivate the conditions for the work to flourish, which means nurturing talent across levels and roles. This series from Faith & Leadership will help you navigate the issues of leadership development.
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September 18, 2014 | Christian leaders need to nurture talent in their institutions. Our series will help you do that. Learn from leaders in a variety of organizations, including the Reformed Church in America, about training, evaluation, goal setting, leading amid uncertainty and more.
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September 10, 2014 | Leaders at all levels and in all stages of their careers have assumptions about themselves, their institutions, their communities. What are yours? What are you doing about them?
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September 9, 2014 | Christian young people find expressing their faith away from church more meaningful and transforming. How should congregational leaders respond?
Reflection
September 8, 2014 | As Dietrich Bonhoeffer pointed out long ago, youth ministry isn't about setting aside a special place for young people in the church but about moving them into the center of the church community, says a youth ministry scholar and author.
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September 8, 2014 | Dietrich Bonhoeffer's “Eight Theses on Youth Work in the Church”