• Colonizing Earth

    Colonizing Earth

    – Andy Wade – Indigenous people need us to listen. Our worldview is so shaped by the assumptions of western empire and economics that we don’t even see the ongoing effects of colonization of those first living on these lands. In the video below Winona LaDuke, an Anishinaabekwe (“the original people”), speaks about how the […]

  • Mustard Seeds are Sprouting Everywhere!

    Mustard Seeds are Sprouting Everywhere!

    It’s nearly summer and that means gardens are in bloom and good things are coming to life all around us. That’s exactly what if feels like here at MSA! All kinds of good things are springing to life as opportunities to connect, grow, and create push through soil tended by prayer, discernment, and patience. Here […]

  • Join the Mustard Seed House!

    Join the Mustard Seed House!

    Mustard Seed House is making a new beginning and we’re looking for one couple or single who are looking for community to join us! Forrest Inslee and his daughter Kayra are moving into our top floor apartment this summer. Christine and I live on the middle floor. We have a one bedroom apartment downstairs. We are […]

  • Look! Did You See It?

    Look! Did You See It?

    — Andy Wade — Imagination and creativity are core elements of what we’re about here at Mustard Seed Associates. A big part of stimulating both is the ability to see differently. This is an active process we need to consciously engage in every day. Our tendency is to miss the obvious, the “normal” in our […]

  • Brain Rut

    Brain Rut

    — Andy Wade — My youngest and I used to have a game of air-head jokes – We’d go up in an elevator and I’d ask if he felt smarter. I’d burp, or otherwise release gas, and he’d suggest my IQ just dropped a few points. Another joke was when he’d forget something and I’d […]

  • Reflections on Broken Windows

    Reflections on Broken Windows

    – Forrest Inslee – I find that in times of setback, it is sometimes helpful to find lessons that can be learned in the midst of disappointment. In the case of the vandalism of our beautiful new classroom there is certainly wisdom to be gleaned from experience! Vandalism is nothing new on the MSA land; […]

Celtic Prayer Retreat

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Join us for our annual Retreat!
August 7-9
Main event all day Saturday
Early Bird special pricing!

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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

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

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