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October 8, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Ray of hope in Dallas
  • Rise & fall of American seminaries
  • Division over Wheaton lawsuit
  • Church & mental health care
  • Synod gets crash course
  • Vegetable seller philanthropist
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October 7, 2014

The gift of new viewpoints

Surveying God’s handiwork, from the top of a tower or from a rocking chair, reminds us that the reign of God is at the heart of our Christian leadership.

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October 7, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Fight over?
  • Right confused after decision
  • Francis' family synod
  • No arguing church into prominence
  • Church people & religious knowledge
  • Marilynne Robinson & church
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October 6, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Pope seeks frank debate
  • Income & giving
  • Cost/benefits of religion
  • Churches sued for youth pastor
  • Atheists tweeting
  • Milky coffee & politics
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October 3, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Un-truth of church budgets
  • Yom Kippur & moral responsibility
  • Social media & GTS
  • Francis’ calling
  • Down syndrome & friendship
  • Last word on giving care
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October 2, 2014

The seven-year itch

Are you feeling restless after seven years in a ministry position? Navigating the uncertainty requires a close look at yourself, your colleagues and your context.

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October 2, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Hardball at General Seminary
  • What Americans pray for
  • Harlem church endures
  • Taking hit for Francis
  • Brazil's evangelicals
  • Inner child dream jobs
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October 1, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Marilynne Robinson's 'Lila'
  • Tensions at Episcopal seminary
  • Bart Campolo's deconversion
  • Renovation & sacred architecture
  • Next big religious freedom case
  • Revolution in the doctor's bag
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September 30, 2014

Proclaiming life amidst death

Denominational leaders must confront the brutal facts and share them with the congregations and clergy in their charge but they also must proclaim something that sounds like real Christian hope.

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September 30, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Christ & Cascadia
  • Fresh vision at Dallas church
  • Financial planning & religion
  • Baylor professor disputes decline
  • Tax scam church
  • A true story?
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September 29, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Rise & fall of the NCC
  • Crisis at General Seminary
  • Health & leaving religion
  • Francis & Benedict, celebrating old age
  • High Holy Days x 2
  • Why bad writing?
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September 26, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Crystal Cathedral transformed
  • Muslims rebut ISIS
  • The myth of religious violence
  • Hipster pastor gets TV show
  • Philosophy and leadership
  • The woman who walked 10,000 miles
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September 25, 2014

Intergenerational friendships and the future of the church

Youth should not be set apart, but rather integrated into the life of a congregation through friendship.

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September 25, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Chicago archbishop reflects on leadership
  • Religions flourish in China
  • Colleges in financial trouble
  • Stroke survivors and church
  • Fix bad habits
  • When broken is beautiful
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September 24, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Jefferts Schori will not seek new term
  • Two views on Iraqi Christians
  • Faith & work in the energy sector
  • Bible debunker dies
  • A life of prayer
  • Quest to save the world's frogs
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