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September 2, 2014

Seeing and serving

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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September 2, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Stained-glass ceiling cracks
  • Religion & college football
  • Soft spot for Augustine
  • Amish violence?
  • Humanists & humans
  • Chimps vs. humans
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August 29, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Misery at border detention centers
  • Christianity and the good death
  • Religions concentrated in few countries
  • How to defeat procrastination
  • Print is not dead
  • Mothers and children, 50 years ago
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August 28, 2014

Listen to Rhoda

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 28, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Formation in the Age of Francis
  • America's God
  • Churches connecting digitally
  • Amish convictions overturned
  • Mercy, antidote to sin
  • Parenting lessons from the movies
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August 27, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Church diversity vs. safety
  • Books on exodus from religion
  • Foley a martyr?
  • Pope as critic of capitalism
  • Driscoll & muscular Christianity
  • Rewiring your brain for happiness
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August 26, 2014

Traditioned innovation in the kitchen

“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 26, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • No theology at King's College
  • Multi-ethnic churches
  • Vatican trial?
  • Amish exploitation backlash
  • Mormon feminists' middle way
  • Children at the bus stop
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August 25, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Diverse congregations not enough
  • Driscoll takes a break
  • Nats Mass
  • German Pentecostal evangelist
  • Block party church
  • Town's favorite cop
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August 22, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Ferguson and sin of abandonment
  • More charges at Mars Hill
  • Mormon missionaries
  • Jehovah's Witnesses in Ireland
  • Teaching kids about religion
  • Revisiting teenage dreams
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August 21, 2014

RIP, average attendance

That number means much less today because the definition of an active congregation member has shifted. So, what numbers should we track now?

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August 21, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Why theological education matters
  • Clergy's soft hand in Ferguson
  • James Foley's prayers
  • Teaching theology for profit
  • 25 years @ Wilshire Baptist
  • 'I document, therefore I am'
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August 20, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • The other side of Ferguson
  • Funerals without religion
  • Ferguson pastor on 'the talk'
  • Toughest pilgrimage?
  • Church comfort dog
  • Why we yawn
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August 19, 2014

How do you decide how to spend your time?

We should commit ourselves to choose to do fewer things in a more disciplined way to make a greater impact.

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August 19, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Conservatives' Babylonian exile
  • Pope Francis on retirement
  • Power of hymns
  • Food truck church
  • Las Vegas church
  • Language of houses
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