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Topic: Creativity

April 1, 2014

You can learn to “flip” your outlook

IDEO’s David Kelley found that bringing students of varied skills together could help them develop a new outlook, self-image and sense of empowerment.

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January 22, 2013

How difficulty nourishes creativity

What are the most burdensome constraints of your work in ministry, and how might you re-imagine them as opportunities for innovation?

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May 9, 2012

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Tutu: We need to listen
  • NC gay marriage ban
  • Check it out before you give
  • Studying religion & politics
  • Crush the creativity barrier
  • Once upon a time
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October 11, 2011

Wesley Hill: The inefficient wisdom of literature

In the face of large scale organizational challenges, here’s some advice: Read poetry.

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May 30, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Hook-up culture
  • Origins of Religious Right
  • AP style guide for religion
  • Harvard grad bridging science & religion
  • When members depart
  • DiDonato's commencement speech
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December 10, 2013

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Christians gone South
  • Bible as bludgeon
  • Navigating holiday culture wars
  • Most significant humans
  • Satanist statue in Okla.
  • Creativity, bah
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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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March 14, 2012

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Lonely college presidents
  • Unconventional church/apartments
  • Best brew: Trappist beer
  • Restored to membership
  • Priest and bishop reconcile
  • You can be creative
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November 10, 2009

Matthew Phillips: Changing gears between maker and manager

Striking the right balance between clearing space for creativity and shouldering an administrative load vexes many leaders, as the author learned while trying to be both a pastor and a law school student.

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May 8, 2014

Planned spontaneity

Cultivating opportunities for spontaneity at the institutional level begins with our own openness to being disrupted and our own imagination for the unexpected.

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