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You rarely hit creativity by aiming at it directly. You have to point at a larger, more substantial target.

You rarely hit creativity by aiming at it directly. You have to point at a larger, more substantial target.

Creativity is dangerous. When you ask for creative ideas, you never know what you'll get. We asked some of our regular contributors to help us plan this issue, and one of them, John Ortberg, sent us his suggestions under the heading: ARTICLES YOU AREN'T LIKELY TO READ IN LEADERSHIP.

Here's his lineup:

"Our New Format: If Fanny Crosby Didn't Write It or Bing Crosby Didn't Sing It, We Don't Play It"

- Bill Hybels

"I'm Sick and Tired of Ministry, and I'm Not Too Crazy about People Either"

- Robert Schuller

"Lighten Up: A Case for More Good Jokes in Our Preaching"

- John MacArthur, Jr.

"Can't We All Just Get Along?"

- Dave Hunt

"Too Much Reading: Why I Started Watching 'Nick at Night'

- Eugene Peterson

"I Have No Idea What the Future Holds"

- George Barna

"Oops! Dr. Spock Was Right"

- James Dobson

"Predestination: People God Loves, People God Leaves"

- R.C. Sproul

"When Your Voice Is Deeper than Your Faith"
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