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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 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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October 16, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Driscoll quits
  • Vatican: Cool down
  • Southern Seminary's Wisc. campus
  • 4 steps to bishop
  • Minivan rabbi of Mississippi
  • Whale savers
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October 15, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Christian without church
  • Why GTS matters
  • Seminary scandals
  • A Franciscan document
  • Clergy's role in Ferguson
  • Habits of lucky people
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October 14, 2014

The false choice between tradition and innovation

The challenges congregations and institutions face require thinking that can hold together seemingly conflicting ideas or strategies to find generative “third ways” forward.

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October 14, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Synod & lifestyle ecumenism
  • Clergy arrests in Ferguson
  • Church giving
  • When Ebola comes to church
  • Shock at Andover Newton
  • Regular people who change the world
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October 13, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • New pastor, no gasps @ Riverside
  • Old time Southern religion
  • GTS & progressive Christianity
  • Veritas thriving on campuses
  • Young bankers & prayer
  • LED lights a godsend
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October 10, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Young Catholics
  • Doctrine & pastoral practice
  • Agnostic returns for wedding
  • Mass mobs in Detroit
  • Education & religion
  • Happiness & decision making
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October 9, 2014

Tending to the work on the ground

While we tend to the monotony of ministry, we demonstrate our commitment to the community and create the possibility for real hope and real transformation.

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October 9, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • End of the offering plate?
  • Hauerwas drops GTS lectures
  • Sex, marriage & Catholic Church
  • Last chance for CoE
  • Marilynne Robinson on faith & writing
  • My favorite picture of you
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