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Summer 2003: Emerging Leaders

Volume 24

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In this Issue
From the Editor
Currents Shaping Our World: Switched after Birth
We're changing more than churches--also denoms and religions.
Currents Shaping My Church: War, Politics, and the Pulpit
How do you handle potentially explosive social issues when you know your congregation is not of one mind?
Currents Shaping My Soul: A Once and Future Emerging Leader
What happens when you realize your emergence is behind you?
Currents Shaping My Soul: Why Gordon Feels Conflicted
Leadership Weekly readers weigh in on the value of uncertainty.
Currents Counter-Culture: Indigenous Worship vs. Religious Mobility
If every congregation does its own thing, how will newcomers ever feel at home?
Lasting Influence
A Leadership Forum
Simeon's Brigade
England's churches were reawakened by 1,100 young ministers, who learned their craft from an awkward, unpopular, and sometimes angry mentor.
Emerging Values
The next generation is redefining spiritual formation, community, and mission.
New Leaders, Unmarked Paths
A night in the desert taught me to be ready to do things I've never done before.
Mentoring that Produces Mentors
Mentoring that Produces Mentors
From a handful of hungry men, we've developed several generations of leaders.
One-Bullet Leaders
Determining what the novice does well, and training him to do it.
What's to Become of Tom?
The kid is self-absorbed and directionless. I don't like him. Does he have a future as a leader?
Sermon Workshop: Preaching Hot Potatoes
A Way to keep the pressure on the listener and off the speaker.
Worship Toolkit: Experiential Worship
Making your service hands-on, hearts-out
Squeezed Out
Zoning battles make churches feel unwelcome--and what to do about it.
Tight Money Strategies
Six ways to balance when the budget goes red.
The Uncertain Leader
The Uncertain Leader
You can't always be sure, but you'd better be clear.
Pool Guy Pastor
Going to church like going swimming means different things to different people.
A Good Day Off
Our family was drifting apart…until we kicked back at the other Willow Creek.
Growing Edge Book Review: The Secret to Getting Things Done
Three overlooked processes between vision and completion.
Growing Edge In Brief
Gregg's Other Life
Would our fragile church survive if it learned the worship leader's tragic secret?
When No One Seems Qualified to Lead
When No One Seems Qualified to Lead
How five churches overcame obstacles to leader development.
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