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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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November 13, 2014

Take advantage of transitions

Institutional leaders and their colleagues can use the energy unleashed by a transition to encourage positive change. What processes can you put in place to make a difference?

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November 13, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Latin America's Catholic decline
  • Bible edges out Darwin in UK
  • Healthy leader, healthy church
  • Muslim service @ National Cathedral
  • Tension on the Temple Mount
  • Mary & Martha -- and gratitude
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November 12, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • What's a seminary faculty?
  • Gay debate & evangelicals
  • Francis' new Vatican commission
  • Cheating in Dartmouth religion class
  • God & the Great War
  • Gray hair & silver linings
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November 11, 2014

Gunning for the church: Drawing fire from those in power

If no one in power is pointing cannons at us, are we doing our jobs as Christian churches, institutions and institutional leaders?

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In Power

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November 11, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Under side Christianity
  • Joseph Smith's many wives
  • Evangelical warrior wives
  • Book of Mormon without Mormon
  • Longwinded pastor
  • Marine parents' story
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November 10, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Belonging, more than believing
  • Francis demotes Cardinal
  • Pastor, 96, loses credentials
  • Megachurch meltdown
  • GTS professors return
  • Wealthy bunker condos
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November 7, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Theology needs strangers
  • Problem with 'formation'
  • GTS agreement reached
  • Pew report on religion online
  • Crowdfunding World Adoption Day
  • Medicine & meaning of life
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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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