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June 5, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Pulpit plagiarism
  • UMC’s top priorities
  • Gallup Bible poll
  • UK’s fastest growing church
  • Bachelorette church show
  • Decision fatigue
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June 4, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • MN UMC: ignore Discipline
  • PC(USA) realignment
  • Creationist belief survey
  • Vatican back on world stage
  • Osteen's SiriusXM channel
  • Don't fear the network
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June 3, 2014

Learning to walk in the dark

Barbara Brown Taylor’s book on darkness invites us to lean into the spaces without light, to sit and be quiet, to experience the presence of God.

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June 3, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Stand against schism in Ga.
  • SBC conservative resurgence fail?
  • Meditation in the business school
  • Keller on emotion & faith
  • Schaefer, an unlikely activist
  • Maya Angelou on modesty & humility
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June 2, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Return to Nicaea
  • Gallup morality poll
  • Unity of UMC
  • Church-state clash in China
  • Soul medicines
  • Happiness & disability
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May 30, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Hook-up culture
  • Origins of Religious Right
  • AP style guide for religion
  • Harvard grad bridging science & religion
  • When members depart
  • DiDonato's commencement speech
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May 29, 2014

Making choices

Strategy isn’t about coming up with cool ideas. It’s about making disciplined choices in response to key questions.

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May 29, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • SBC membership drop
  • In God We Trust OK
  • Jimmy Carter 3.0
  • Hmong Episcopal priest
  • What did Jesus speak?
  • Kindergarten bullies
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May 28, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Make room for young adults
  • More on UMC schism talk
  • Pope's prayer respite for Middle East
  • UMC death penalty protest
  • Drive-thru prayer
  • Fear of missing out
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May 27, 2014

Ignore the changing world at your own peril

Are you paying enough attention to the trends affecting your institution and the world in which you work? Would you and your colleagues even agree on the ways in which the world is changing?

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May 27, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • UMC group calls for breakup
  • Pope's rollicking plane ride home
  • Role of college chapels
  • Tune-up for Cardinal Dolan
  • As skeptics die, Christianity grows
  • Academic booster: Books at home
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May 23, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • French Jesuit's influence
  • Bishop Jakes talks to Larry King
  • Quitting Facebook a mistake?
  • Last UK religion writer axed
  • Accounting boosts creativity
  • Speaking Cherokee in Arkansas
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May 22, 2014

Hunched over our desks, we become sedentary and isolated

What practices might help us to look away from immediate tasks to stretch into something new and creative?

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May 22, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Papal visit watch
  • Good news for tax benefits
  • Healthcare planning app
  • Civil rights leader dies
  • African jobs for the future
  • The rise of margarine
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May 21, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Atheist president?
  • Christians leaving Holy Land
  • Darwin vs. Eden
  • Archdiocese launches drone
  • A reason men don't support women
  • Beyond 'Do what you love'
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