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Topic: Politics

October 19, 2009

Melissa Wiginton: In whose wake do you follow?

We always say the church needs gifted young leaders. But so do many of our other institutions. Is a young pastor’s choice for politics a loss for the church? Can a young person serve with integrity as a pastor and a politician?

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June 15, 2010

Penny Edgell: The prescient Ms. Palin

The uproar over Palin’s claim of the label “feminism” reminds us that people want space in their faith communities to talk about gender, marriage and family.

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January 4, 2011

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Leadership as prayer
  • News?: Obama in church
  • Remembering Allan Tibbels
  • Gay church generation gap
  • Catholicism good for the USA
  • The pleasures of boredom
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June 29, 2011

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Remembering Pastor Youngdahl
  • Religion and party
  • The mind of the heart
  • Making a true team
  • Theology, tradition and women priests
  • Passion for cottage cheese
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January 31, 2012

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • NOLA lawyer/nun
  • No war on religion
  • Contraceptive collision course
  • De-baptism lawsuit
  • Arab Spring & Christian fears
  • 50 years after Mockingbird
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May 8, 2012

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • A less partisan way
  • UMC on gay issues
  • Chavez's cross
  • De-reformation of religion
  • Improv & creativity
  • Tempting fate
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September 4, 2012

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Italy mourns cardinal
  • Tutu slams Bush & Blair
  • Mega-church thrives in Singapore
  • Rifts in Rev. Moon's empire
  • Muslims in Catholic colleges
  • Liberals & conservative are different
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January 14, 2013

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Campolo on the future church
  • Chittister on guns
  • More on the church's fiscal cliff
  • Flint funeral shooting
  • Kumbaya is not a story
  • Gift of helplessness
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July 23, 2013

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Millennials & religious right
  • Where has obedience got us?
  • Speeding up innovation
  • Humanist chaplain
  • Canterbury condemns attacks on Muslims
  • I prefer not to
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June 23, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Hobby Lobby ruling expected
  • Business lessons for church
  • Berlin's House of One
  • PC(USA) decision & seminaries
  • Answer to religious extremism
  • Talk in the age of Smartphones
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