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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”
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September 8, 2014 | How can a church leader encourage a cooperative environment that is poised for growth? It depends on the size of the congregation.
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September 8, 2014 | The work of institutions and communities will never be complete in our time. But if we live out lives of hope, we participate in God’s remaking of creation in Christ.
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September 8, 2014 | She never expected old hymns to bring "showers of blessing" on a hot summer Sunday in East Texas. But that's the power of music to connect us -- a gift of grace, says a Christian writer.
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September 8, 2014 | Could congregations seeking to engage young adults take part in a growing movement of campus-based intentional communities? asks a research fellow to The Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE).
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September 4, 2014 | A pastor who is a trained pianist discovered that he did not have to choose between jazz and Jesus -- and that the spiritual power of the creative, improvisational art form can be a tool to help his congregation experience God.
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September 2, 2014 | When you read about leadership, discern the purposes of the author and compare those purposes with yours.
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September 2, 2014 | Hanging crosses in an entryway or an office is a statement of faith and connects those who pass by to a great cloud of witnesses. What strategies do you use to signal the background of your life?
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August 26, 2014 | Winning racquetball players watch the court for an opening and take a shot. What might this teach us about strategy for Christian institutions?
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August 25, 2014 | The disciples in Acts 12 dismissed the message of the young slave girl. Who in your midst have you dismissed who is actually carrying the message of the gospel?
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August 25, 2014 | “The Hundred-Foot Journey” shows that the heavenly coming together of cultures is possible where there is friendship, forgiveness, a willingness to let go of the familiar and a vision for the future.
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August 25, 2014 | A halftime visit with the leaders of Notre Dame and West Point reminded an evangelical seminary president that leadership is contextual, as varied as a clerical collar, an Army general’s uniform and chinos with a V-neck sweater.