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December 3, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Rob Bell, surfing & Oprah
  • Split church/civil marriages?
  • UMC split?
  • Unearthly black gospel
  • Prayer in the Facebook Age
  • Immigration & playing music
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December 2, 2014

Playing church

A cathedral in Sweden offers children a prominent, child-sized place to baptize dolls, set the altar and try on vestments. How does your congregation invite children into the life of the church?

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December 2, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Francis, the Great Reformer
  • Breaking from the mainline
  • What if no Moses?
  • GTS as labor dispute
  • Religion & spending
  • Sister Aimee's disappearance
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December 1, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Evangelicals & psychiatry
  • Pope & politics 2016
  • Call for reunification
  • McDonald's church
  • Wealthy/homeless dinner
  • Thanksgiving & gratitude
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November 25, 2014

Discerning when to say yes to a leadership opportunity

With my gifts, experiences and limitations, how can I make my best contribution to your organization right now? Asking this question is the first step in discerning whether you are the right person and this is the right time to volunteer to serve.

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November 25, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • How to respond to Ferguson?
  • Rich pastors & IRS code
  • Sunday too busy for church
  • Communion wafer & connection
  • Pope: Europe needs purpose
  • Weird Thanksgiving
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November 24, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Young, single women & generosity
  • Churches a safe place in Ferguson
  • What to do with $500
  • Secular salvation myth
  • The Good Wife & religion
  • A cook, a janitor & caring
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November 21, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Authority, power & the church
  • Bishop's call for civility
  • Churches & art in KC
  • Terrible worship songs
  • #PhillyJesus
  • Chittister: keep going
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November 20, 2014

Advent watchfulness is a call to participate in the in-breaking of the Kingdom

We must transform the workplace, the home and the play place into spaces that care for the vulnerable, for Christ himself.

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November 20, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Pastoral transition & megachurches
  • Protestants & politics
  • Religious war in the Mideast?
  • Pope's raffle
  • Married Jesus, again
  • Meet normal Barbie
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November 19, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Ordination in the hinterlands
  • Meet the 'dones'
  • Goodbye, Anglican Communion?
  • Christmas, commerce & religion
  • Evangelicals @ Vatican conference
  • Murky work day boundaries
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November 18, 2014

Young leaders need to learn how to manage up

The bottom line: It is your responsibility to keep your professional development and priorities on your boss’s mind.

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November 18, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • CoE approves women bishops
  • Wise & human pope
  • Church & middle class decline
  • St. Paul on women
  • Preserving church ruins
  • Walk happy
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November 17, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Church is doing OK
  • Institutions & church
  • Crowdfunding a new boiler
  • Politics of school holidays
  • Francis coming to US
  • Secrets of the coxswain
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November 14, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Mars Hill & satellite churches
  • Pope's showers for homeless
  • Seminaries & church history
  • Clergy housing lawsuit dismissed
  • CoE children's saving clubs
  • Why remember the Berlin Wall
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