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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

The quietly dangerous suburban church

Tiny churches, big hopes: Why some thrive despite the odds
Religion News Service: Congregations with fewer than 100 in weekend attendance -- the most vulnerable to collapse -- rose to 58 percent in 2015, up from 49 percent five years ago, according to the "Faith Communities Today" report released Monday by the Hartford Institute for Religion Research.

Accountable or not?
Inside Higher Ed: How much has to go wrong at an institution before its top leaders are held accountable? That's what some at the University of Louisville are asking.

4 ways to become a better learner
Harvard Business Review: Research shows that leaders who think and act from the same assumptions and behavioral repertoires they've used for years are prone to stagnate, underperform or derail. To sustain success, you must develop learning agility.

Design thinking for a better you
The New York Times: A strategy called "design thinking" has helped numerous entrepreneurs and engineers develop successful new products and businesses. But can design thinking help you create healthful habits?

The quietly dangerous suburban church
Pacific-Standard: How three architects in the 1950s tried to meld religion, modernism and suburbia.

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