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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The career-reviving power of a sabbatical

Church leaders ‘expected more of a response’ to spate of fires near Ferguson
The Guardian: Several weeks after a spate of fires at churches in north St. Louis and with no known suspects, the Rev. Rodrick Burton sensed “lethargy” in his community.
Pew Research Center: Half of all church fires in past 20 years were arsons
The Huffington Post: Why forgiveness is at the center of faith for this black pastor

The nonprofit leadership development deficit
Stanford Social Innovation Review: Succession planning is the No. 1 organizational concern of U.S. nonprofits, but they are failing to develop their most promising pool of talent: homegrown leaders.

Strategic opportunities
America magazine: This November, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops will set forth a new strategic plan. Here are eight collective, achievable and useful goals to strengthen the church.

Ben Carson puts spotlight on Seventh-Day Adventists
The New York Times: In an election season where religion and politics have collided frequently, Mr. Carson’s faith remains a mystery to some and is something that could prove to be a strength and a liability.

Religion News Service: GOP 2016 contenders sling God talk, prep for debate

The career-reviving power of a sabbatical
Fast Company: Sailing through snowstorms and squalls, James Green also deepened his relationship with his family and returned more employable than ever.

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