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September 16, 2014

Assumptions are dangerous

Leaders at all levels and in all stages of their careers have assumptions about themselves, their institutions, their communities. What are yours? What are you doing about them?

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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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