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  • What If: a garden meditation – reprise

    What If: a garden meditation – reprise

    – Andy Wade — The Inhabit Conference begins Friday so I thought a spring reprise of my little neighborhood project was in order. What does it mean to practice presence in your neighborhood? How do you cultivate place, community, right where you live? Every neighborhood is different so the answers to those questions will be […]

  • Fashion and Ethics: Why Should I Care and What Can I Do?

    Fashion and Ethics: Why Should I Care and What Can I Do?

    – Katie Metzger — Look at the clothes you are wearing right now….Would you believe that 80-90% of what you are wearing was made in inhumane, unsustainable conditions? Well, the sad fact is, this is most often the case. Sweatshops are not a thing of the past. Buying well-made, high end clothing does not mean […]

  • Reconciled to Place: Church Planting as a Form of Holy Listening

    Reconciled to Place: Church Planting as a Form of Holy Listening

    – Rebecca Sumner — I think that being reconciled to your place is being reconciled to God. I believe this because here’s the mind altering reality: God lives in your place. Estranged From Place Like many good movements in God’s reconciling Kingdom, this piece begins with confession. I am a prodigal to my hometown. The […]

  • What’s Sprouting at MSA

    What’s Sprouting at MSA

    School’s in Session! If you long for a vibrant prayer life and intimacy with Jesus you have come to the right place. The complete e-course, Reimagining How We Pray with Christine Sine – all six sessions – is now available through the Mustard Seed online school. This course will reward you, not with theories on […]

  • Reconciliation with the Unhoused

    Reconciliation with the Unhoused

    – Luke Sumner — “If I encounter someone holding a sign and asking for money, what should I do?” Having spent many years working among those who live outside, this is a question I have heard many times. For many people, the hustle of day to day life doesn’t leave much room for encountering those […]

  • Resurrection Sunday Reflection

    Resurrection Sunday Reflection

    – Andy Wade — Sunday: I wish I could say I would be one of those still waiting in Jerusalem. Waiting, hoping, longing. But I would likely be on the road to Emmaus with my friend, headed back home, back to life as usual. I can see us walking along with Jesus, so numbed by […]

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A New Way to Grow!

MSA is excited to offer an online learning opportunity through our new school!

Interact with Christine Sine and reimagine how we pray, learn how to simplify your life with Mark Scandrette, and explore questions of God, Jesus and religion with Brian McLaren, Mark Scandrette, Lilian Daniel and others.

Join our learning community and enrich your faith as we journey together toward the in-breaking of God’s kingdom.

You may take as many or as few classes as you like and may take them at your own pace.

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Prayer Cards

Prayer Cards
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This beautiful set of ten prayer cards draw from the most popular of our daily Facebook prayers. Their background photos invite us into contemplative moments that can enrich our days and deepen our faith.

Each card is printed on heavy, recycled matt stock and they can be used as postcards too!

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Newly Updated for 2015!
Creating a Faith-Based Community Garden

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Free Resource

Celtic Spirituality Did you ever wonder what Celtic Christian Spirituality is all about? In this brief introduction, Christine Sine gives personal reflections, prayers, litanies, and a bit of historical background.

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Meet the MSA Team

Andy Wade

Andy Wade Web design & communications, writer, speaker