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Topic: Community

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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November 5, 2012

Place matters

The next time you’re planning a leadership development event, don’t just pick an airport conference center. Where you learn affects how and what you learn.

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June 10, 2011

Friday's News & Ideas

  • After Rowan's blast
  • Americans conflicted on abortion
  • Top 10 reasons to stay Catholic
  • Boy with CP, a 'distraction' in church
  • Teen books, written in blood
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September 10, 2013

Location, location, location

How can you account for context in the strategy of your ministry? Look for the places where the story of your ministry and the story of your community intersect.

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April 24, 2012

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Wendell Berry on affection
  • Radical shift in Anglican structure?
  • Black churchgoers & amendment
  • Body of women priests
  • Hitchens' send-off
  • Question science can't answer
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