News From The Innovative Edge

April 15, 2014
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This is the first in a series of weekly videos with Tom Sine and Jon Plummer exploring “news from the innovative edge”. Be sure to catch Jon’s blog after the video! Inside Out – Jon Plummer – Kelsey and I (Jon) have decided, in an attempt to add writing to our rhythm of life, to […]

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What Is The Future You Want To Come Home To?

December 12, 2013
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– Tom Sine – During the season of Advent I suspect most of us can call up some of our very best memories of coming home to a place of festivity and welcome by those who love us. Unfortunately that is not true for everyone. I just came back from the bank on a beautiful […]

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Are followers of Jesus expected to be changemakers?

November 20, 2013

– Tom Sine – Recently when I attended the SOCAP Conference in San Francisco that has an unusual mission…”Accelerating the Good Economy!” I was one of some 1,900 participants. Most of the participants were social innovators or those that wanted to be plus social investors including representatives from the Bill and Melinda Gates and the […]

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Are you ready for an urban future?

November 5, 2013
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– Tom Sine – By 2030 nearly 5 billion of us will live in cities. In fact the future of the next generation who live on this planet are likely to be urban dwellers according to Charles Montgomery in “The Secret Of the World’s Happiest Cities.” In the Guardian November 1, 2013. After World War […]

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Working Together for the Common Good

October 7, 2013
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Is there a way to make a difference in these difficult days through the pursuit of the common good? – Tom Sine – Israeli David Shaul and his Palestinian neighbor Ziad Abed are committed to achieving the common good in a deeply conflicted country. They are neighbors, business partners and close friends. Ziad is a […]

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Free!

August 30, 2013
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– Tom Sine – How can you be “free” to use your money and time on what matters most? Mark Scandrette can help you answer that question in his new book Free: Spending Your time and Money on What Matters Most. Mark is one of the most poetic and prophetic young leaders I know. And […]

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Equipping young people for life in these turbulent times – part 2

July 8, 2013
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– by Tom Sine – Last week we shared some creative ways to enable us to prepare Gen Next to do more with less as their generation is likely to make less than their parent’s generation.  This week we want to explore ways to enable Gen Next to also become more innovative in making a […]

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Equipping young people for life in these turbulent times – part 1

July 5, 2013
Tom and Christine Sine

–  by Tom Sine – Many people in middle and later adulthood who care deeply about young people are unintentionally preparing them to live in a world that no longer exists.  Despite our good intentions, we are unconsciously preparing them to graduate into and live in the world we grew up in instead of today’s […]

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What does your future hold 2013 to 2018?

June 22, 2013
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– Tom Sine from Oz – Here is the picture that our friends at Murrubeema Baptist Church in Melbourne sent us after our time with them Saturday June 15th trying to answer this week’s question…. “What does your future hold 2013 to 2018?” As you can see in the picture I apparently sent our Baptist […]

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An Invitation from Graham Kerr

June 5, 2013
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– Tom & Christine Sine – Tom and I have just spent an amazing day celebrating at the Mustard Seed Village on Camano Island. A team of 11 volunteers raised and bolted 8×32′ beams to the fir poles already planted as foundations for our first building. But we need your help to complete it. Listen […]

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