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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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September 23, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Public sees religion's influence wane
  • Tim Keller to open NYC seminary
  • Clergy on patrol
  • No civil talk on Israel
  • Kill your to-do list
  • See the Northern Lights
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September 23, 2014

Dwelling together in harmony, amidst differences

A New York City church has welcomed in congregations from other faiths and denominations. This thriving community is marked by hospitality, listening and humility.

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September 22, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Chicago gets new archbishop
  • Religious leaders and climate change
  • What does 'death cult' mean?
  • Innovative success
  • Voluntary homelessness
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September 19, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Family values, left & right
  • Religion & saving the planet
  • Welby's doubts
  • NFL, the church & silence
  • Here's to God!
  • Living too long
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September 18, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Lessons from Mars Hill
  • Misconceptions about seminarians
  • Why church choirs are dying
  • Justin Welby's doubts
  • Pastoral succession book
  • Johnny Cash in the Holy Land
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September 17, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Church of U2
  • Pitfalls of righteous rhetoric
  • Dawkins, Down syndrome & logic
  • Mainline tensions over Israel
  • Vatican weddings & coming changes
  • Slow Reading Club
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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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