Duke Divinity Call & Response Blog

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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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October 8, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Ray of hope in Dallas
  • Rise & fall of American seminaries
  • Division over Wheaton lawsuit
  • Church & mental health care
  • Synod gets crash course
  • Vegetable seller philanthropist
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October 7, 2014

The gift of new viewpoints

Surveying God’s handiwork, from the top of a tower or from a rocking chair, reminds us that the reign of God is at the heart of our Christian leadership.

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October 7, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Fight over?
  • Right confused after decision
  • Francis' family synod
  • No arguing church into prominence
  • Church people & religious knowledge
  • Marilynne Robinson & church
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October 6, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Pope seeks frank debate
  • Income & giving
  • Cost/benefits of religion
  • Churches sued for youth pastor
  • Atheists tweeting
  • Milky coffee & politics
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October 3, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Un-truth of church budgets
  • Yom Kippur & moral responsibility
  • Social media & GTS
  • Francis’ calling
  • Down syndrome & friendship
  • Last word on giving care
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