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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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May 20, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • SW Baptist Seminary admits Muslim
  • Pastors quit after sex abuse scandal
  • William Carl to retire from Pittsburgh seminary
  • Data-driven decisions
  • Stories fridges tell
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May 20, 2014

Christian leaders are sometimes called to waste a little time

We shouldn’t only worry about optimizing the hours in the day. Sometimes we need to slow down and be more attentive to who we are and who and what is around us.

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In Sabbath

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May 19, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Americans inflate church attendance
  • Fear of failure in China
  • Gay book forces resignation
  • Sudanese death sentence not final
  • Baruch Urieli dies
  • Best commencement speeches
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May 16, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • 9/11 controversy
  • NYT editor's ouster
  • Theology as poetry
  • Sabbath zone
  • ‘Black mass’ explained
  • Sad desk lunch
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May 15, 2014

The big opportunity

To build support for something new, leaders must articulate the big opportunity that could be missed unless something changes.

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In Change

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May 15, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • 1st interfaith papal delegation
  • NC lawsuit & marriage equality
  • Mentoring as an honor
  • Atheism as religion
  • Banderas as Pope Francis?
  • Original Godzilla no joke
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May 14, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Drop 'us vs. them'
  • Martians & the church's inclusiveness
  • Survey: 1/4 of world anti-Semitic
  • Christian bookstore trends
  • Muslim scare stories
  • Smile, don't stare
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May 13, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Theology of workflow
  • Why the world is more violent
  • Church reels from pastor suicide
  • Inside a prison chapel
  • Midlife milestones
  • The kitchen dog
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May 13, 2014

A clergy renewal experiment

A United Methodist annual conference will grant a sabbatical leave every six years if a clergyperson will undergo a leadership evaluation, see a doctor, meet a financial planner and reflect on his or her vocation.

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In Renewal

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May 12, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Marilynne Robinson Q&A
  • Pope & the Devil
  • Iranian converts in Germany
  • Oregon ballot measure
  • Nuns reject criticism
  • Surrounded by beeps
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