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October 30, 2014

Where does the money come from?

The changing economic environment requires all stakeholders -- staff, members, boards, clients and partners -- to understand the source of funding for an institution’s work.

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October 30, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Jonathan Sacks interview
  • Francis' conservative backlash
  • Screening youth ministers?
  • Church when marriage ends?
  • Hell houses
  • Dia de los Muertos altars
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October 29, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Shifting seminary sands
  • Archbishop's role
  • Revisiting Heritage USA
  • Clergy boom in England
  • Evangelicals' heresies
  • Lockdown drills
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October 28, 2014

The crash of Air France flight 447

The 2009 tragedy is a case study for your team in leadership, teamwork and communication.

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October 28, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Pope on evolution
  • Catholic Church & culture war
  • Faith TV & millennial women
  • Minority religions under threat
  • Schaeffer decision
  • Smartphones & work-life balance
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October 27, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Churchless in America
  • Nones & the religious right
  • Angels & attorneys at GTS
  • Francis' different horizon
  • Jedi joke becoming real
  • Fear & decline of the humanities
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October 24, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Francis: abolish death penalty
  • UK clergy belief
  • 100 best Christian books
  • Wonder Theater church
  • Sabbath island
  • Mockingbird's call
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October 23, 2014

Singing purpose into our meetings

Do the meetings in your institution reflect your values and purpose?

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October 23, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Why clergy matter
  • Moneyball for religion?
  • Francis' long game
  • Women lag in evangelical nonprofits
  • Atheists in foxholes
  • Routine & ceremony
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October 22, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • GTS faculty returning
  • DC elite go to seminary
  • Archbishop blasts Vatican debate
  • Managing a creative organization
  • Mormon undergarments
  • Klinghoffer in the heartland
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October 21, 2014

The abundant waters of faith

A Chagall painting helps us consider abundance and scarcity in our work and how we practice our faith.

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October 21, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Authority & power
  • The last Episcopalians
  • An ordinary Jesus
  • Lessons from Mars Hill
  • China's underground churches
  • Ebola & past epidemics
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October 20, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Synod just the beginning
  • Info dispenser or seedbed?
  • Why Driscoll quit
  • Dwindling Southern evangelicals
  • UK's religious decline
  • Youth apathy
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October 17, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Vatican alters draft
  • Conservatives turning on Francis?
  • Retirement home Christianity
  • Bad cars, bad management
  • ET & religion
  • Dare not to share
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October 16, 2014

The call to prepare staff

What skills are most needed to practice ministry in your context? How can you inspire and encourage the development of those capacities in yourself and your colleagues?

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