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November 6, 2014

The local church: Discrete group or network?

If pockets of the national and denominational level church can acknowledge the networked realities of our relationships to each other and institutions, how do we begin to think about this at the local church level?

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November 6, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Bishops are called to serve
  • Mars Hill lessons for megastar pastors
  • Evangelical turnout defies polls
  • Priests in love
  • UK religion, help or hurt?
  • Luxury of solitude
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November 5, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Fr. Martin on Jesus
  • Freeing the parables
  • Jews & Millennials
  • Baptists & Millennials
  • Pope Francis' enemies list?
  • Embracing autumn
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November 4, 2014

Living out of abundance

A church learns that when it stops asking about a community’s needs and begins asking about its gifts, people learn that what we need is already here.

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November 4, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Marilynne Robinson's genius
  • Suffering & meaning?
  • Superstition & the God switch
  • Parish crisis lessons
  • Who writes theology?
  • 5 from Car Talk's Tom
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November 3, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Mars Hill disbanding
  • Francis' church, a rudderless ship?
  • Theology matters
  • Ferguson pastor
  • NYC church closings
  • LBJ, power, & dessert
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October 31, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • GTS, why care?
  • Catholic Church & evolution
  • Irony of Islam in Iran
  • SBC changes tone, not substance
  • Devil's real, Pope says
  • Children & Halloween
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October 30, 2014

Where does the money come from?

The changing economic environment requires all stakeholders -- staff, members, boards, clients and partners -- to understand the source of funding for an institution’s work.

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October 30, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Jonathan Sacks interview
  • Francis' conservative backlash
  • Screening youth ministers?
  • Church when marriage ends?
  • Hell houses
  • Dia de los Muertos altars
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October 29, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Shifting seminary sands
  • Archbishop's role
  • Revisiting Heritage USA
  • Clergy boom in England
  • Evangelicals' heresies
  • Lockdown drills
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October 28, 2014

The crash of Air France flight 447

The 2009 tragedy is a case study for your team in leadership, teamwork and communication.

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October 28, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Pope on evolution
  • Catholic Church & culture war
  • Faith TV & millennial women
  • Minority religions under threat
  • Schaeffer decision
  • Smartphones & work-life balance
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October 27, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Churchless in America
  • Nones & the religious right
  • Angels & attorneys at GTS
  • Francis' different horizon
  • Jedi joke becoming real
  • Fear & decline of the humanities
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October 24, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Francis: abolish death penalty
  • UK clergy belief
  • 100 best Christian books
  • Wonder Theater church
  • Sabbath island
  • Mockingbird's call
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October 23, 2014

Singing purpose into our meetings

Do the meetings in your institution reflect your values and purpose?

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