Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Retirement is 'the real world' for me

Some Alabama evangelicals see Roy Moore as a man of Christian values. Others are torn.
The Washington Post: Some point to Moore's past actions, which suggest an unrelenting devotion to the Bible: Moore's belief in the supremacy of a Christian God over the Constitution, his rebellion while a judge against same-sex marriages, his lamenting of the removal of God from schools and public life. Other evangelicals, though, feel the allegations force them to make an uncomfortable decision.
The Washington Post: Roy Moore allegations prompt reflections on fundamentalist culture in which some Christian men date teens

In guidance to teachers, Church of England targets anti-LGBT bullying
NPR: The Church of England is advising teachers to allow and encourage children to explore their gender identity.

Executives fail to execute strategy because they're too internally focused
Harvard Business Review: A full 61% of executives said they were not prepared for the strategic challenges they faced upon being appointed to senior leadership roles. It's no surprise, then, that 50%-60% of executives fail within the first 18 months of being promoted or hired.

In the Capitol's shadow, massive Museum of the Bible readies for opening
Religion News Service: The 430,000-square-foot museum with a view of the U.S. Capitol is meant to fascinate, educate and -- depending on your point of view -- evangelize.

Retirement is 'the real world' for me
National Catholic Reporter: Life outside of a rectory is much more like the lives of the average lay person than life inside the protective cocoon of church institutions.

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