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July 1, 2014

Getting organized

In Christian organizations, we should tend to the hearts of the people doing the work. Productivity will follow.

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July 1, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Hobby Lobby decision
  • Festering church-state issues
  • Driscoll’s publishing downfall
  • Praying to keep LeBron James in Miami
  • Anne Lotz: End is near
  • How will the future view us?
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June 30, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Religion: answer to our problems?
  • Mix-and-match spirituality
  • Church bells silent in Mosul
  • NYC's only Latin Mass to close?
  • One church thrives, another dies
  • Best song ever: G-L-O-R-I-A
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June 27, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Catholics shunning lifestyle
  • GOP rallying evangelicals
  • Capitalism & Christianity?
  • Patriotism, on & off the soccer field
  • Gay marriage & Supreme Court
  • 100 years ago in Sarajevo
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June 26, 2014

Reaching back to move forward

Young leaders are learning how to practice traditioned innovation, an idea they see in their institutions, in popular culture, in a bird symbol from Ghana.

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June 26, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Pope: No free agents
  • Prayer as a cultural bridge
  • Religion & misogyny
  • History of Mormon excommunication
  • Contempt & Christianity
  • Average is OK
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June 25, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • UMC pastor refrocked
  • Meaning of excommunication
  • Eagleton's return to religion
  • Ingratitude
  • Guilt & slumping attendance
  • Villains the new heroes
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June 24, 2014

Learning the lessons of failure

One of the activities our institutions should regularly engage in is a candid debriefing of the experiments we are trying.

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June 24, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Mormon woman excommunicated
  • Umpire chaplain
  • Niebuhr & Tillich
  • Toronto street preachers
  • Northern Moravians OK gay clergy
  • Melissa: CEO of the future
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June 23, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Hobby Lobby ruling expected
  • Business lessons for church
  • Berlin's House of One
  • PC(USA) decision & seminaries
  • Answer to religious extremism
  • Talk in the age of Smartphones
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June 20, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • WWI & modern Islam
  • PC(USA) & same-sex marriage
  • Church mergers
  • March for Marriage
  • 50 million displaced people
  • #InstagrammingAfrica
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June 19, 2014

The where and how of strategy

In order to accomplish anything, a strategy needs to be directed to specific people in specific places.

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June 19, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Remedies for church polarization
  • Banality of clergy failure
  • Future for Iraqi Christians
  • Schaefer appeals
  • Mormons punished for online comments
  • Hermit wanted
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June 18, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Cultivating call in Michigan
  • Welby's Prayer Breakfast speech
  • UMC & Sand Creek Massacre
  • West Bank farmer's peaceful resistance
  • Calvinism a movement of the mind
  • Facebook's lost generation of teens
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June 17, 2014

Communicate effectively with know/feel/do

Thinking about these concepts – know, feel and do – helps us organize our thoughts quickly and shape a clear message to our audiences.

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