Popular Posts

A few of the most popular posts on this site:

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FAITH, SPIRITUALITY AND CULTURE

The Best of the Sabbath Posts: a list of links from the Sabbath in the Suburbs blog.

The Christian “Brand” Is Beyond Repair

When Bad Theology Happens to Good People: following the tornadoes in Moore, Oklahoma

Deep Acting at 35,000 Feet, and at the Grocery Store: on emotional labor

Faith and Doubt: Where I Begin: not where you might expect a pastor to begin.

Does Civil Disobedience Work? and a follow-up on the same topic, Not Violent Enough

In Which I Get a Little Testy Over the Gender Gap, and a follow-up, Why We Need to Stop Requiring Churches to Interview a Woman

Here I Stand: I can do no other… on the civil rights issue of our time.

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PARENTING

A Hidden Cause of Helicopter Parenting

The Harder Thing Is the Easier Thing: my motherhood mantra.

What Are You Paying Attention To?

What Is Parenting Parkour?

Having “The Talk” about Santa

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CHURCH LEADERSHIP, CHANGE AND TRANSFORMATION

Lessons on Stepping into Leadership… by Jimmy Fallon

On Letting Go of Sunday School: on how the Upper Room allowed us to let go of what wasn’t working

Why Congregations Are Stuck

Good Leaders Need a “To Don’t” List

What to Expect When Your Church Is Expecting: a new diagnosis for the church.

A Church That Reinvents Itself

The Problem is the Problem: human powered flight and effecting change.

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SERMONS AND SCRIPTURE

A Holy ‘No’: In response to Newtown, CT.

At the Table: Dan Savage and the eucharist.

A Religion of Unachievement: Easter 2012

They Did Not Understand: Easter 2011

Pottermania: Three Sermons on the Gospel and Harry Potter: herehere and here

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CREATIVE WORSHIP STUFF

Upcycle the Blue Hymnal: ways to use the recently “retired” Presbyterian hymnal

A Blessing of the Cell Phones

Holy Week Helps: what one church did on Palm Sunday and Maundy Thursday 2012.

Tiny Church Gets An Upper Room: read about our progress herehere and here.

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HELPS FOR PASTORS

Podcasting Made Easy… Even for Small Churches

Evernote for Preachers and Other Smart People

Social Media for Pastors and Other Adults

Design Your Own Preacher Camp

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And if you’re just looking for a fun way to while away the time, check out the Friday Link Love archives.