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August 26, 2014

Traditioned innovation in the kitchen

“The Hundred-Foot Journey” shows that the heavenly coming together of cultures is possible where there is friendship, forgiveness, a willingness to let go of the familiar and a vision for the future.

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August 26, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • No theology at King's College
  • Multi-ethnic churches
  • Vatican trial?
  • Amish exploitation backlash
  • Mormon feminists' middle way
  • Children at the bus stop
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August 25, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Diverse congregations not enough
  • Driscoll takes a break
  • Nats Mass
  • German Pentecostal evangelist
  • Block party church
  • Town's favorite cop
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August 22, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Ferguson and sin of abandonment
  • More charges at Mars Hill
  • Mormon missionaries
  • Jehovah's Witnesses in Ireland
  • Teaching kids about religion
  • Revisiting teenage dreams
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August 21, 2014

RIP, average attendance

That number means much less today because the definition of an active congregation member has shifted. So, what numbers should we track now?

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August 21, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Why theological education matters
  • Clergy's soft hand in Ferguson
  • James Foley's prayers
  • Teaching theology for profit
  • 25 years @ Wilshire Baptist
  • 'I document, therefore I am'
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August 20, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • The other side of Ferguson
  • Funerals without religion
  • Ferguson pastor on 'the talk'
  • Toughest pilgrimage?
  • Church comfort dog
  • Why we yawn
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August 19, 2014

How do you decide how to spend your time?

We should commit ourselves to choose to do fewer things in a more disciplined way to make a greater impact.

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August 19, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Conservatives' Babylonian exile
  • Pope Francis on retirement
  • Power of hymns
  • Food truck church
  • Las Vegas church
  • Language of houses
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August 18, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • John Perkins on Ferguson
  • Francis urges Korean reconciliation
  • Nuns as superheroes
  • Benefits of a small church
  • Religion's firewall
  • The no ice bucket challenge
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August 15, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Signs of church HR problems
  • Kill the company to save it
  • Selling old churches
  • Picking up the pieces in Ferguson
  • Younger faces of poverty
  • Pruning & the power of no
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August 14, 2014

Is your church more like a biker or a car driver?

The antagonism between bikers and drivers is similar to the antagonism between the different ways we “do” church.

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August 14, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Pope in Asia
  • Church sues JPMorgan Chase
  • Pastor in Spokane
  • Prayer & anxiety
  • Music from a desert monastery
  • Confusion as a way to learn
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August 13, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • American Christianity in exile?
  • Robin Williams, RIP
  • Christianity in South Korea
  • Sinead O'Connor song
  • Cuban Catholics
  • Work better, work less
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August 12, 2014

Old home week: Witnessing vibrant institutions

The churches that thrive are bearers of tradition, laboratories of learning and incubators of leadership.

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