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June 24, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Mormon woman excommunicated
  • Umpire chaplain
  • Niebuhr & Tillich
  • Toronto street preachers
  • Northern Moravians OK gay clergy
  • Melissa: CEO of the future
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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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June 20, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • WWI & modern Islam
  • PC(USA) & same-sex marriage
  • Church mergers
  • March for Marriage
  • 50 million displaced people
  • #InstagrammingAfrica
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June 19, 2014

The where and how of strategy

In order to accomplish anything, a strategy needs to be directed to specific people in specific places.

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June 19, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Remedies for church polarization
  • Banality of clergy failure
  • Future for Iraqi Christians
  • Schaefer appeals
  • Mormons punished for online comments
  • Hermit wanted
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June 18, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Cultivating call in Michigan
  • Welby's Prayer Breakfast speech
  • UMC & Sand Creek Massacre
  • West Bank farmer's peaceful resistance
  • Calvinism a movement of the mind
  • Facebook's lost generation of teens
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June 17, 2014

Communicate effectively with know/feel/do

Thinking about these concepts – know, feel and do – helps us organize our thoughts quickly and shape a clear message to our audiences.

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June 17, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Giving increases, but not for church
  • Evangelical Catholics & the GOP
  • Tithe, with money back guarantee
  • Drop religion from the CV
  • No to high school graduation in church
  • Popular numbers
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June 16, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • UMC divestment backlash
  • Church bell with a criminal past
  • Retired UMC clergy on gay marriage
  • Priests denounce their bishop
  • CoE's World Cup prayer
  • Innovation labs for reducing poverty
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June 13, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Butler's letter to Riverside
  • Cleaning up the Vatican
  • Religion & economics
  • No atheist boyfriends
  • Hotdog ministry
  • Life after the accident
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June 12, 2014

Why do you do what you do?

Answering this question in an articulate way creates a hunger to know the answers to other strategic questions.

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June 12, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Rise of women in religion
  • Sunday with Jimmy Carter
  • Atheist who believes in God
  • SBC prays for Hobby Lobby
  • Disturbing arts
  • Polarized America
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June 11, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Union divests from fossil fuels
  • Where UMC from here?
  • New SBC president
  • Sanctuary Movement revival
  • 30-minute service
  • Fit, not grit
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In SBC | Seminary | UMC | Worship

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June 10, 2014

What are you reading this summer?

Share the books you recommend that might help your colleagues and congregations live in healthy and holy ways.

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In Reading

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June 10, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Science & religion compatibility
  • Conservatives & academic theology
  • UMC/SBC tacks
  • Clergy as professional revolutionaries
  • Push for more married priests
  • Alone in the digital hurricane
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