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September 16, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Theology & Obama's ISIS speech
  • Black church & climate justice
  • Funnier clergy, more people
  • Sunday at downtown churches
  • 5 lessons on innovation
  • Color-blind photographer
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September 15, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Rise & fall of Mars Hill
  • Megachurch spending
  • Same-sex marriage & the election
  • Marriages at the Vatican
  • Evangelicals going Anglican
  • Memory & digital photography
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September 12, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • More informal church
  • Receptivity to the impossible
  • When accountants get religion
  • Blessing cars in Belgium
  • Pastor jailed for noisy church
  • Coach K's moments of motivation
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September 11, 2014

The non-attending faithful

Christian young people find expressing their faith away from church more meaningful and transforming. How should congregational leaders respond?

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September 11, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Churches & new giving model
  • Art need religion?
  • House churches & megachurches
  • Megachurch with a beat
  • One army under God
  • How to say hello
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September 10, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Denominations & the local church
  • Rowan Williams on climate change
  • Big churches, big bucks
  • Christianity & hookup culture
  • Pastor with a punch
  • Mennonites of Bolivia
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September 9, 2014

The background of the cross

Hanging crosses in an entryway or an office is a statement of faith and connects those who pass by to a great cloud of witnesses. What strategies do you use to signal the background of your life?

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September 9, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Chicken with a side of God
  • InterVarsity sanctioned
  • Catholic Church & gay marriage
  • New Nuns on the Bus tour
  • Guardian on Bolz-Weber
  • 1950s marriage counseling
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September 8, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • America's changing God
  • Top moonlighters
  • More trouble at Mars Hill
  • Christians & gay marriage
  • Air Force spurns atheist airman
  • When fun began
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September 5, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Truths about youth ministry
  • Hospice for churches
  • New legal strategy in abuse cases
  • Woman dies from falling church rubble
  • Iraq cleric blames U.S.
  • Adrift after college
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September 4, 2014

Purpose matters

When you read about leadership, discern the purposes of the author and compare those purposes with yours.

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In Purpose

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September 4, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Evangelical gender-role showdown
  • News through Catholic eyes
  • Liberation theology is back
  • Photos of epic church
  • Biblical counseling
  • Typical U.S. family?
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September 3, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Mars Hill, rebuild or close
  • UK Methodists crumbling
  • A prisoner's beard
  • Cho: overrated generation
  • Calvary review
  • Medicine in a mid-life crisis
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September 2, 2014

Seeing and serving

Winning racquetball players watch the court for an opening and take a shot. What might this teach us about strategy for Christian institutions?

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September 2, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Stained-glass ceiling cracks
  • Religion & college football
  • Soft spot for Augustine
  • Amish violence?
  • Humanists & humans
  • Chimps vs. humans
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