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

Historic Riverside Church recommends first woman as senior ministerReligion News Service: The famed Riverside Church in Manhattan has recommended the Rev. Amy Butler as its seventh senior minister, the first woman to lead the congregation in its 83-year-old history.

The good, the bad & everything in between about Elevation ChurchCBS Charlotte: After months of investigating and interviewing, here is the good, the bad, and everything in between about Elevation Church.

Making a living on the competitive church-music circuitThe Boston Globe: A soprano and a composer share their struggles and successes.

United Church of Christ challenges North Carolina ban on gay marriageNPR: The United Church of Christ is joining the national debate on the future of gay marriage in a novel way: challenging North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage.

China begins demolition of 'oversized' churchNPR: Bulldozers move in after Wenzhou city authorities say Sanjiang church was built four times bigger than approved.

The Spark

The inner workings of the executive brainTake much of what you know about how the best executives make decisions. Now, forget it, the Wall Street Journal says. New research shows the best business minds make decisions very differently than we thought.

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