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July 25, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • ISIS takes monastery
  • Social media & religious persecution
  • Temple in Brazil
  • World's largest church
  • Church disc golf course
  • Thanks for coming home, LeBron
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July 24, 2014

Why do congregations matter?

We need each other to be prepared to experience Christ and participate in the coming of the kingdom of God.

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July 24, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Is schism the answer?
  • Signs of religion in DC
  • Unitarian service disrupted
  • What progressives don't get
  • Nursing home evangelism
  • Ivy league zombies
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July 23, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Vanishing middle-class clergy
  • Limits to SBNR
  • Digital decorum & sacred spaces
  • Read the obits page
  • Christianity & Louisville’s coffee culture
  • Learn to listen
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July 22, 2014

Adjusting to a new normal

One significant trend within church life is the changing nature of congregating. That makes it increasingly important for congregations to experiment with new models and share what they are learning.

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July 22, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Rise of the Christian left
  • Gay rights & religious freedom
  • Evangelizing Portland
  • Iraq's waterless Christians
  • Children on the border
  • Aquifer running dry in Texas
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July 21, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Religious to spiritual and back
  • Autonomy is the problem
  • Hobby Lobby law firm
  • Religious leaders & Twitter
  • Jewish-evangelical relationship
  • Money where your values are
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July 18, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Charismatic Catholics
  • Culture warrior in winter
  • UK assisted-dying debate
  • Apocalyptic sex
  • Fired worker sues diocese
  • Compensation for mortality
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July 17, 2014

I’m bored

Many of us have binge-watched television or played games on our phones when we’re feeling listless and stagnant. Instead, why not use the time to ask better questions about what God has created us to do?

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July 17, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Religions we like
  • Want to love your job?
  • Top of the spire
  • No-devil Christening
  • Catholic consolidation in Manhattan
  • Kinder surgeons?
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July 16, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • What the church needs to say
  • Cavalier attitude in archdiocese
  • It takes time
  • Climate change & the pulpit
  • Texas pastor's self-immolation
  • A boy's 3 scariest words
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July 15, 2014

Living in sacred time, in our ordinary days

In this secular world, what are the ways in which our Christian institutions can continue to help root us in our faith?

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July 15, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • CoE backs women bishops
  • Francis & the environment
  • Clergy not required at Indiana weddings
  • Atheist invocations
  • Tutu backs 'assisted dying' bill
  • How to make up
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July 14, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • CoE set to OK women bishops
  • Pope Francis said what?
  • Is evangelical morality acceptable?
  • Religion & Obama's approval ratings
  • Santo Toribio, the immigrant's saint
  • Conversation tip: turn off the Smartphone
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July 11, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • More on old-fashioned religion
  • Church welcomes immigrant children
  • Church as heart of local communities
  • Bowling alley church
  • Muslim-Jewish iftars
  • Mourning in the Age of Skype
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