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March 13, 2014

Finding joy in the midst of solemnity

In a season of restriction and constraint, whether it’s Lent or a time in our institutional lives, we can still embody hopefulness.

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In Hope

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March 13, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Year 2 for Francis
  • The death of a church
  • 2014 Templeton Prize winner
  • The Story of the Jews
  • Pastor dies in confession
  • Lord of the Flies, at 60
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March 12, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Multisite model a success
  • Unity in the pews or not at all
  • Osteen church robbed
  • Inside Christ the Redeemer
  • Key to understanding Francis
  • Tips for life’s toughest questions
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March 11, 2014

How can structure free you to do your best work?

Artists of all kinds find that structure and discipline conserve their mental energy for their creative work. Does your institution have such structures?

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March 11, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Christian history in Crimea
  • Trial dismissed for UMC pastor
  • Apology to the local church
  • Music, Mason jars and rocking chairs
  • Faith and advertising
  • PowerPointless
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March 10, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Leawood UMC's overhaul
  • Measuring Francis effect
  • Work ethic not just Protestant
  • Fr. Martin's new book
  • Buying onto the bestseller list
  • Teaching religion in college
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March 7, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • EEOC outlines rules
  • Mariano Rivera saves a church
  • Avoid seminary church
  • State Dept.'s faith office
  • Pioneer churches in Ala.
  • Mocking small-town life
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March 6, 2014

No one should be lost

A hospital taught its employees to help any visitors who could not find their way. By doing that, the hospital modeled its key values of compassion, excellence, integrity and innovation.

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In Culture

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March 6, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • The Francis effect
  • Selfies & hot ashes
  • #9-largest bails PCUSA
  • Singapore megachurches
  • Hippy Jesus
  • Jewish case against unplugging
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March 5, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Lent is here
  • Gay marriage support up
  • Francis' interview
  • Downtown church fights to survive
  • Sister who spoke out
  • Why you forgot
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March 4, 2014

Creating a culture of helpfulness

Helping is a behavior that an institution needs to inspire rather than force by integrating it into the way of work.

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March 4, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideaas

  • Pope's money summit
  • Rome's Lent pilgrimage
  • Ex-Scouts joining Trail Life
  • Atlanta's airport chaplain
  • Drive-in church
  • Listen to the elderly
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March 3, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Priesthood & joy
  • Baptist gun-giveaways
  • UMC same-sex marriage
  • Theology & choral music
  • Growing role for Mormon women
  • Web-enabled toothbrush
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February 28, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Pope's call for bishops
  • Pastor, a tough leadership role
  • New Christian Reformed Church head
  • 5 habits of effective parishes
  • Everyone been served?
  • Cosmos calling
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February 27, 2014

What’s in a name?

The names we give to our programs, initiatives and teams serve as a guide to our mission and goals.

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