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Topic: Community

December 7, 2012

Practices that sustain Christian community

Ethicist Christine Pohl names four for Christian institutions that want their corporate lives to reflect the very nature of God.

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October 28, 2011

David Steinbrenner: When God only knows

Our individual lives and stories do not end when we start to forget who we are.

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May 7, 2012

Scott Benhase: Faux intimacy

Loneliness is becoming a public health crisis.

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March 17, 2009

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • One rural county responds to crisis with community
  • No carbon for me, please. It's Lent
  • Whatever you do, don't set any goals
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May 2, 2013

How to measure success

Some of the traditional markers don’t work anymore. But every institution needs to define what short-term and long-term success looks like.

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December 8, 2011

David Ostendorf: The crescent at the crossroads

As settlement of the African Muslim diaspora in the United States continues, Christian leaders should step boldly into this change to create community with Muslim newcomers.

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July 3, 2012

Jim Dant: It's Independence Day. Do you know where your church's flag is?

One pastor found a solution to a flag flap that ended in community.

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May 6, 2010

Christopher L. Heuertz: Staying is the new going

A vocation of cross-cultural service can become little more than sanctified tourism.

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June 18, 2013

When new leaders find themselves in surprising contexts

Leaders must work through issues of identity and community, asking themselves: Who are we, where are we, and where are we going?

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February 2, 2012

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Ethics & Christian community
  • Tenure of faith & crisis
  • CoE clergy challenge ban
  • Kodak's 30-year slide
  • The pill & Catholic institutions
  • Boy energy
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