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January 13, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Where life has meaning
  • Salvage the sermon
  • Religious freedom in secular society
  • Pope's new cardinals
  • Church fight in Indiana
  • Gospel of daytime TV
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January 10, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Place for tough questions
  • Martin & Colbert on income inequality
  • Niebuhr & American innocence
  • Religious architectural gems
  • Religious accommodation or sexism?
  • The Geel question
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January 9, 2014

Achieving impact takes time

It can take five years (or more) to see whether the services you offer are influencing your constituents and their institutions.

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January 9, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Fla. church leaves UMC
  • Religion a work-stress buffer
  • Pastor tries atheism
  • No charges for Tenn. snake handler
  • Social media resolutions
  • From evaluation to inspiration
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January 8, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Tale of two churches
  • Not sharing the faith
  • Pope's still Catholic
  • Christian rite
  • Satanist statue design
  • Change yourself first
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January 7, 2014

Finding a church to call home

A recent college graduate finds that how a congregation practices hospitality -- encouraging true, deep human interaction -- is more compelling than good preaching, music or other criteria.

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January 7, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Fundamentalism & modernity
  • Religious warriors
  • Mariachi Mass
  • Tick-tock on the Pope beat
  • Supporting new priests
  • Jews of the Delta
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January 6, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Calvinist revival
  • End of traditional religion?
  • Benefits of alternative structure
  • CoE, baptism & sin
  • Rich Catholics & the Pope
  • God in prison
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December 20, 2013

Friday's News & Ideas

  • God's consultants
  • Serving the poor, Francis style
  • Pa. pastor appeals
  • Forgiveness
  • Hold the do-gooderism
  • Bestseller in Bozeman
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December 19, 2013

Cultivating a space to call home

The aesthetics of our sanctuaries and our fellowship halls, our offices and our meeting rooms determine much of the ways we relate to one another and how we meet God.

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December 19, 2013

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • White Christmas
  • Religion to a six-year-old
  • Soil & sacrament
  • Archetypes of leadership
  • 2013 big religion stories
  • Jewish kids & Santa
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December 18, 2013

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Stars of Christmas
  • UMC pastor refuses to step down
  • Jesus, Santa & the Sound of Music
  • Genealogy of Jesus
  • When employees mess up
  • Enough with the music lessons
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December 17, 2013

An urgent call to invest in young people

Young Americans are facing concerning levels of unemployment and underemployment, and the effects can be long-lasting. What new strategies can Christian institutions use to develop the next generation of leaders?

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December 17, 2013

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Where the evangelicals go?
  • Cow or cash for Christmas?
  • Pope #1 newsmaker
  • Christmas becoming tinsel
  • Storefront church photos
  • Independent bookstores rally
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December 16, 2013

Monday's News & Ideas

  • New low for clergy ethics rating
  • US religion, mapped
  • Christians need Flannery O'Connor
  • Meet Jim Harnish
  • Polygamy ruling in Utah
  • Tribute to Mandela
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