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April 29, 2014

Navigating institutional inflection points

Leaders can make the most of those moments when the curve of an institution’s life shifts or changes. These are moments to shed worn-out patterns and establish new trajectories.

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April 29, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Woman leader for Riverside?
  • Good & the bad on Elevation Church
  • Competitive church-music circuit
  • UCC challenge in NC
  • Chinese church demolition
  • The executive brain
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April 28, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Rowan: UK a post-Christian nation
  • Francis saints 2 popes
  • Kristof's Bible quiz
  • Godly progressives
  • Mormon conversions
  • Mission at Nuremberg
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April 25, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Empty pews in the UK
  • Army’s “humanist” designation
  • Losing my religion
  • Scaling impact
  • Predicting higher education’s future
  • Science fiction’s influence on imagination
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April 24, 2014

How can we support raising the next generations of pastors?

The responsibility has shifted from denominations to the individual -- and now it is time to experiment with new ways to support young clergy, particularly financially.

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April 24, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Economic justice for the religious left
  • Historic church fights bankruptcy
  • Faith & football
  • Peace at home
  • Hollywood & heaven
  • Giving up
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April 23, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Europe, religion & politics
  • DH & decline of religion
  • UK divide on religion
  • Humor of John 23
  • More than authority
  • Price of peace: $9.46 trillion
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April 22, 2014

Going to the past to move into the future

Looking back can be a deeply creative experience -- grounding us, reinvigorating us, inspiring us.

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April 22, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Future most Christian nation
  • Big Bang doubts
  • BSA boots church
  • Generic public prayer OK
  • Tourist church
  • Aging & time travel
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April 21, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Friendship across Episcopal divide
  • Welby a success
  • Hard work of faith
  • Shrinking congregation in Muncie
  • Outdoor Church of Cambridge
  • Dante's self-help book
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April 15, 2014

Young people are the workforce of today, not tomorrow

Rather than continuing to underemploy young workers, congregations and organizations must invest in nurturing their careers and advocating for living wages.

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April 15, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • It's not the Internet
  • Lessons from Gethsemane
  • Easter vocation
  • Church collapses
  • The vicar's wife speaks
  • Grapes of Wrath @ 75
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April 14, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Jesus rides into the storm
  • Rwanda after 20 years
  • Forgiveness is something you do
  • Millennials talking to God
  • Priest flaunts ban in UK
  • Haunting art by children
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April 11, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Jesus' wife papyrus: what now?
  • Christianity, charity & welfare
  • Culture wars & Christian witness
  • Chimayo's healing church
  • Single-mom clergy
  • Show you care
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April 10, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Seminary graduates' record debt
  • Good Book still a God book?
  • Twitter nun
  • BCP still a big deal
  • Indiana miracle
  • Story of the ashes
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