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Topic: Innovation

February 3, 2010

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Adoption as evangelism
  • Rob Bell on preaching
  • Bold risks produce bold innovation
  • Father knows best
  • #1 preacher: Billy Graham
  • Spray-on macho
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December 14, 2011

Melissa Wiginton: Making change happen

You don’t need to be an innovation guru like Steve Jobs to lead the church in times of social and institutional change.

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December 3, 2013

Innovation killers: we know what works

When we study what has worked and replicate it, we create reliability and stability. But we fail to do the kind of sustaining innovation that invigorates and refreshes institutional life.

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June 28, 2011

Prince Rivers: Rethinking generosity

Many congregations have less money coming in now than five years ago. But in the wake of a double-dip recession, can churches still create new ways to give the money they do have?

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July 12, 2013

Friday's News & Ideas

  • How secular is Europe?
  • Lessons from Kanye
  • Middling esteem for clergy
  • New vernacular for religion
  • Court rejects Liberty Obamacare challenge
  • Fractured relationships
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March 15, 2011

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Religion & tragedy in Japan
  • Jay Bakker on 'Fall to Grace'
  • Church of Oprah
  • Noisy TV, noisy church
  • Tefillin terror in the sky
  • Keeping secrets from the doc
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March 20, 2013

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • End of religion as we know it
  • Religion of innovation
  • Not so fast on post-religion
  • Lindisfarne Gospels
  • Pope Francis, a pragmatist?
  • Identifiable victim effect
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September 15, 2010

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Cool welcome for Benedict
  • Radical commitment tattoos
  • How to generate killer ideas
  • Competing Christianities
  • Top ten churches
  • Costly kids & lowered expectations
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October 3, 2012

Learning on the job

How to make your organization a learning culture through slow, incremental changes -- the way social entrepreneurs do.

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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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