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December 13, 2013

Friday's News & Ideas

  • CT book awards
  • Crossroads for women
  • Demystification & faith
  • White Jesus, history & theology
  • Dallas pastor
  • New Christmas bonus
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December 12, 2013

What does the gospel taste like?

Food is part of many church gatherings. But do we ever stop and consider what our food practices communicate about our relationship with God?

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December 12, 2013

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Justice & Job
  • Christian @ the Times
  • MOOC flops
  • Grieving the pastor
  • More monuments in OK
  • Family stories
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December 11, 2013

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Pope Francis, Man of the Year
  • Golden age of US Christmas?
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Disabilities at the table
  • LDS explains the ban
  • Busy colleague stress
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December 10, 2013

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Christians gone South
  • Bible as bludgeon
  • Navigating holiday culture wars
  • Most significant humans
  • Satanist statue in Okla.
  • Creativity, bah
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December 10, 2013

Denominational leaders as bridge-builders

They manage tension between people, issues and factions. They connect congregations to support systems. They stand in the space between old leadership models and the future.

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December 9, 2013

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Pastoral = Co-dependent?
  • Hospital chaplains
  • Christmas cards & us
  • Atheist photographer's focus on faith
  • Mandela & forgiveness
  • Beauty at Walmart
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December 6, 2013

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Tutu on Mandela
  • Mandela & the church
  • Pope's new commission
  • First war on Christmas
  • Best part of your life
  • Grief & resilience
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December 5, 2013

Best practices and context

Stripping away the context to arrive at best practices causes leaders to focus on “what” and never get to “why.”

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December 5, 2013

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Pope ignoring abuse crisis?
  • Cooking creates community
  • Politicians, shame & religion
  • Rockin' imam
  • Digital overload
  • Bill Gates' favorite writer
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December 4, 2013

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Religious giving
  • How the Bible spread
  • Pop Tart or innovation?
  • Evangelicals & authority
  • Unapologetic
  • Development & music lessons
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December 3, 2013

Innovation killers: we know what works

When we study what has worked and replicate it, we create reliability and stability. But we fail to do the kind of sustaining innovation that invigorates and refreshes institutional life.

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December 3, 2013

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Destabilize & challenge
  • War on Christmas COs
  • Big cross pilgrim
  • Time to drop celibacy?
  • Extortion & Mexican seminary
  • Poor students @ rich colleges
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December 2, 2013

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Reporter turned pastor
  • Social ties & giving
  • Money & faith
  • Ranking Christian colleges
  • Religion & comic books
  • Race & watching 12 Years a Slave
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November 27, 2013

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Francis' 'I have a dream'
  • Corporations are people, Part 2
  • National Cathedral to charge
  • Self control through prayer
  • Diet from God
  • Va. turkey kill
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