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The Cost of Profanity; No More Mr. Nice Pope; NRB and Multnomah |
Morning Roundup 5/19/14
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What Profanity Is Costing You As A CommunicatorDonald Miller

Donald Miller—who wrote about cussing preachers 15 years ago—has an important word. It's interesting that this is still an issue as we saw it at the Exponential Conference few weeks ago. And, yes, it makes you look immature and unprofessional.

No More Mr. Nice Pope: Vatican Tightens Its Grip on Radical NunsBarbara Latza Nadeau

When the Pope acts Catholic-y, the press does not like it. The honeymoon was short, but predictable.

NRB Forces Out WaterBrook Multnomah Publishers Over Sister Imprint's 'Gay Christian' BookRuth Moon and Ted Olsen

The current "buy up" of Christian publishers by secular companies gets complicated—note how the story references the evangelical, Catholic, and progressive lines and how they intersect (or do not). Expect more stories like this in the future.

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Posted:May 19, 2014 at 8:00 am

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