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Next Generation Church Leadership - concerning issues affecting the church at large and the leadership necessary to sustain the truth without becoming culturally irrelevant.
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Top Bishop: Europe Will Soon Be Muslim Because of Our Stupidity

Top Bishop: Europe Will Soon Be Muslim Because of Our Stupidity | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
Everyone in Italy and the rest of Europe will “soon be Muslim” because of the country’s “stupidity”, a prominent Italian archbishop has said.
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Big jump in number of millennials living with parents reported

Big jump in number of millennials living with parents reported | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
More Americans than ever live in multigenerational households, and the number of millennials who live with their parents is rising sharply, according to a study released Thursday.
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Mars Hill megachurch lays off employees, makes intense appeals for money - seattlepi.com (blog)

Mars Hill megachurch lays off employees, makes intense appeals for money - seattlepi.com (blog) | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
seattlepi.com (blog) Mars Hill megachurch lays off employees, makes intense appeals for money seattlepi.com (blog) The latest report to members by Seattle-based Mars Hill Church shows upbeat pictures of members meetings at branches of the...
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7 Takeaways from a New Testament Gathering of the Church - GodsLeader.com

7 Takeaways from a New Testament Gathering of the Church - GodsLeader.com | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
Let’s compare a Gathering of the Church of the New Testament with what we call “Church” today (7 Takeaways from a New Testament Gathering of the Church- http://t.co/j1jpVwavRw #Ekklesia #H2H ...
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Pope is challenging church to revitalize roots in Christ, cardinals say - National Catholic Reporter

Pope is challenging church to revitalize roots in Christ, cardinals say - National Catholic Reporter | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
“Latin Times Pope is challenging church to revitalize roots in Christ, cardinals say National Catholic Reporter In just one year, Pope Francis has made a powerful impact on the Catholic Church worldwide, a number of cardinals have said.”
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65 Apologetics Questions Every Christian Parent Needs to Learn to Answer

65 Apologetics Questions Every Christian Parent Needs to Learn to Answer | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
65 Apologetics Questions Every Christian Parent Needs to Learn to Answer
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Half of America strips religion from Christmas

Half of America strips religion from Christmas | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
Nine out of 10 Americans do Christmas and three-quarters believe in the biblical account of Jesus’ birth — but only a little more than half actually regard the holiday primarily as a religious celebration.
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'Churchy' lingo turning off Millennials - Associated Baptist Press

'Churchy' lingo turning off Millennials - Associated Baptist Press | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
'Churchy' lingo turning off Millennials
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She grew up in an evangelical church and abandoned organized Christianity before joining a community church in Minnesota.
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“thou shalt ban pious slogans from thy midst.”

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Priest bends rules of church by being a woman - WCPO

Priest bends rules of church by being a woman - WCPO | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
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Meyers grew up in Rochester, N.Y., which she called a “hotbed of reformed movement” activists like Susan B.
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Is Your Church TOO Busy? - Christian Post

Is Your Church TOO Busy? - Christian Post | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
Is Your Church TOO Busy?
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Unfortunately, many church leaders equate activities with godliness or ministry fruitfulness. For certain, churches must have some clear plan of discipleship for their members.
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Church Breaks 93-Year Tradition and Evicts Boy Scouts Over New Policies on ... - TheBlaze.com

Church Breaks 93-Year Tradition and Evicts Boy Scouts Over New Policies on ... - TheBlaze.com | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
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Baby boomers are flocking to church ministry - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Baby boomers are flocking to church ministry - Minneapolis Star Tribune | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
“Minneapolis Star Tribune Baby boomers are flocking to church ministry Minneapolis Star Tribune Boomers are gravitating toward church ministry as they wrap up one career and look for a way to make a difference with a second one.”
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Bangladeshi Christians told close church, convert - WND.com

Bangladeshi Christians told close church, convert - WND.com | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
“Charisma News Bangladeshi Christians told close church, convert WND.com (World Watch Monitor) A local government official in central Bangladesh has halted the construction of a church, forced Christians to worship at a mosque and threatened them...”
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Americans Skeptical Of God But Think Heaven Is Real, Somehow

Americans Skeptical Of God But Think Heaven Is Real, Somehow | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
Since 1980, the number of Americans who believe in God has decreased by half and the number who pray has declined five-fold. But they still think heaven is real
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How Church Sales Reflect the Shifting American Demographic

How Church Sales Reflect the Shifting American Demographic | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
Say goodbye to your corner church and namaste to the mandir—sales of houses of worship are a window to America’s changing population.
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Where Christian churches stand on gay marriage - Pew Research Center

Where Christian churches stand on gay marriage - Pew Research Center | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
Jewish Daily Forward
Where Christian churches stand on gay marriage
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The Presbyterian Church plans to hold a historic vote on same-sex marriage this week that could reverberate beyond the church's nearly 2 million members.
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hadn't seen this all in one place before

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6 Reasons Millennials Aren't at Your Church

6 Reasons Millennials Aren't at Your Church | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
If your church does not have anyone under the age of 35, it is because of the culture you have established. Here are six reasons Millennials may be staying away from your church.
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Forbes: Pastors Have One of the Toughest Leadership Roles ... But Not as Tough as Stay-at-Home Moms

Forbes: Pastors Have One of the Toughest Leadership Roles ... But Not as Tough as Stay-at-Home Moms | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
A Forbes article titled "Ranking The 9 Toughest Leadership Roles" lists the pastorate among some of the most difficult leadership positions, alongside corporate CEOs, mayors and university presidents.
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The Number One Sign Your Kids Are Just Borrowing Your Faith

The Number One Sign Your Kids Are Just Borrowing Your Faith | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
Are your kids developing their own faith or just borrowing yours? Here's the number one sign they're just borrowing.
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'Church Beyond Walls' marks first anniversary of services at Providence's ... - The Providence Journal

'Church Beyond Walls' marks first anniversary of services at Providence's ... - The Providence Journal | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
“'Church Beyond Walls' marks first anniversary of services at Providence's ... The Providence Journal Rev.”
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Building community by being out in it.
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Recasting the net: Roman Catholic Church hopes to lure back believers through ... - Toledo Blade

Recasting the net: Roman Catholic Church hopes to lure back believers through ... - Toledo Blade | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
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The Diocese of Toledo, along with the global Roman Catholic Church, is giving attention to those who have left the sanctuary.
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Catholic Evangelism?

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Brookville church's multifaith campus unites Protestants, Jews and Muslims - Newsday

Brookville church's multifaith campus unites Protestants, Jews and Muslims - Newsday | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
Newsday Brookville church's multifaith campus unites Protestants, Jews and Muslims Newsday The Brookville Reformed Church is carrying out an unusual experiment: congregations of Protestants, Jews and Muslims are not only sharing the same worship...
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Why Nobody Wants to Go to Church Anymore - Huffington Post

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Why Nobody Wants to Go to Church Anymore
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Clearly, the Church is dying. Do your research, Mr. Stetzer. According to the Hartford Institute of Religion Research, more than 40 percent of Americans "say" they go to church weekly.
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Missional Community Rhythms: Secret Sauce

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“This continues and wrap up (for now) this mini-series of posts on what we've learned over the last 3+ years about missional community rhythms. You can read the introduction, what we learned in year...”
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LDS church membership hits 15 million; number of missionaries skyrockets - ksl.com

LDS church membership hits 15 million; number of missionaries skyrockets - ksl.com | Next Generation Church Leadership | Scoop.it
“The Guardian LDS church membership hits 15 million; number of missionaries skyrockets ksl.com SALT LAKE CITY (AP) —Latter-day Saints from around the world gathered in Salt Lake City Saturday for the beginning sessions of the The Church of Jesus...”
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