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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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August 18, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • John Perkins on Ferguson
  • Francis urges Korean reconciliation
  • Nuns as superheroes
  • Benefits of a small church
  • Religion's firewall
  • The no ice bucket challenge
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August 15, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Signs of church HR problems
  • Kill the company to save it
  • Selling old churches
  • Picking up the pieces in Ferguson
  • Younger faces of poverty
  • Pruning & the power of no
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August 14, 2014

Is your church more like a biker or a car driver?

The antagonism between bikers and drivers is similar to the antagonism between the different ways we “do” church.

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