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Monday's News & Ideas

  • What do we make of the Ken Lays and Bernie Madoffs being so . . . religious?
  • What keeps Jehovah's Witnesses knocking on doors?
  • The rise of encore careers

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Does our chattiness in church suggest something is very, very wrong?
  • Graduations could find a middle-ground between zealous Christianity and banal nothingness
  • Death of a leading Pentecostal luminary

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • What makes us human? The ability to cook
  • What to do when denominational structure gets in the way of mission?
  • A judge supports gun protestors over a gun peddler. It must be God.

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • A church that's "Fed Ex fast and Disney friendly"
  • Minimalist youth group planning
  • Are Mary and Martha both on your church'sfinance committee?

Friday's News & Ideas

  • St. Francis never said "use words only if necessary"
  • No, David Brooks, leaders don't have to be jerks
  • You can be cool, Canadian & Christian at the same time

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Imprisoned seminarians receive beatings with degrees
  • The great John Wooden on leadership
  • We're still the wealthiest people ever. So why are we so unhappy?

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • To Dan Brown, all religions can be wonderful if get over the idea they might be true
  • John Calvin as pilgrim and pastor
  • The Gilded Era: Sold to the man on the back row!

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Finding faith on Facebook
  • What Catholicism in America has come to
  • Stanley Fish to critics: 'What religion are you talking about?'

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