Wednesday's News & Ideas
- Multisite model a success
- Unity in the pews or not at all
- Osteen church robbed
- Inside Christ the Redeemer
- Key to understanding Francis
- Tips for life’s toughest questions
Survey finds growth, vitality in multisite church modelReligion News Service: The vast majority of multisite churches are growing, and they are seeing more involvement from lay people and newcomers after they open an additional location.
The public PopeSlate: Why the intense fascination paid to Pope Francis -- or any pope -- isn’t good for the Catholic Church.
$600K stolen from Lakewood ChurchHouston Chronicle: Cash and checks -- along with written credit card information -- were stolen from Joel Osteen’s Houston church on Sunday.
Arms wide openBBC: Brazil’s statue of Christ is known the world over, but few know the story behind Cristo Redentor.
To understand Pope Francis, look to the JesuitsReligion New Service: The single key to understanding Pope Francis is his longstanding identity as a Jesuit priest.
4 easy ways to resolve life's toughest questionsWant to work more efficiently, be happy, improve your memory and deal with a dilemma? The Week offers four tips. Think of them as a survival kit for the mind.
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