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November 21, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Authority, power & the church
  • Bishop's call for civility
  • Churches & art in KC
  • Terrible worship songs
  • #PhillyJesus
  • Chittister: keep going
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November 20, 2014

Advent watchfulness is a call to participate in the in-breaking of the Kingdom

We must transform the workplace, the home and the play place into spaces that care for the vulnerable, for Christ himself.

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November 20, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Pastoral transition & megachurches
  • Protestants & politics
  • Religious war in the Mideast?
  • Pope's raffle
  • Married Jesus, again
  • Meet normal Barbie
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November 19, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Ordination in the hinterlands
  • Meet the 'dones'
  • Goodbye, Anglican Communion?
  • Christmas, commerce & religion
  • Evangelicals @ Vatican conference
  • Murky work day boundaries
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November 18, 2014

Young leaders need to learn how to manage up

The bottom line: It is your responsibility to keep your professional development and priorities on your boss’s mind.

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November 18, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • CoE approves women bishops
  • Wise & human pope
  • Church & middle class decline
  • St. Paul on women
  • Preserving church ruins
  • Walk happy
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November 17, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Church is doing OK
  • Institutions & church
  • Crowdfunding a new boiler
  • Politics of school holidays
  • Francis coming to US
  • Secrets of the coxswain
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November 14, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Mars Hill & satellite churches
  • Pope's showers for homeless
  • Seminaries & church history
  • Clergy housing lawsuit dismissed
  • CoE children's saving clubs
  • Why remember the Berlin Wall
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November 13, 2014

Take advantage of transitions

Institutional leaders and their colleagues can use the energy unleashed by a transition to encourage positive change. What processes can you put in place to make a difference?

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November 13, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Latin America's Catholic decline
  • Bible edges out Darwin in UK
  • Healthy leader, healthy church
  • Muslim service @ National Cathedral
  • Tension on the Temple Mount
  • Mary & Martha -- and gratitude
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November 12, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • What's a seminary faculty?
  • Gay debate & evangelicals
  • Francis' new Vatican commission
  • Cheating in Dartmouth religion class
  • God & the Great War
  • Gray hair & silver linings
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November 11, 2014

Gunning for the church: Drawing fire from those in power

If no one in power is pointing cannons at us, are we doing our jobs as Christian churches, institutions and institutional leaders?

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November 11, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Under side Christianity
  • Joseph Smith's many wives
  • Evangelical warrior wives
  • Book of Mormon without Mormon
  • Longwinded pastor
  • Marine parents' story
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November 10, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Belonging, more than believing
  • Francis demotes Cardinal
  • Pastor, 96, loses credentials
  • Megachurch meltdown
  • GTS professors return
  • Wealthy bunker condos
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November 7, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Theology needs strangers
  • Problem with 'formation'
  • GTS agreement reached
  • Pew report on religion online
  • Crowdfunding World Adoption Day
  • Medicine & meaning of life
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