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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The Messiness of Imagination

March 14, 2014
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– Andy Wade – Yes, that’s a picture of my desk. If you read my last post about the mess in my garage you might be expecting a similar article here. But you won’t find it! The mess on my desk is quite different from the mess in my garage and that’s a good thing. […]

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The Art of Healthcare

February 26, 2014
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– Andy Wade – Christine put me on to this news piece (below) about how art is being used creatively as a means of barter for healthcare. Both my children have spent multiple hours in hospitals for various surgeries and I have to say, the artistic creativity in the hallways and waiting rooms was often […]

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Courting Imagination

January 24, 2014
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– Andy Wade – Following on my last post, “Stop Stimulating Me!“, it seemed appropriate to talk about foreplay. At least that’s how Janine Benyus talks about much of the amazing creation that goes on continually right under our noses (video below). The area of bio-mimicry is one that is truly fascinating and is finally […]

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Stop Stimulating Me!

January 23, 2014
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– Andy Wade – Several years ago my wife and I were missionaries in Taiwan. One day I was teasing my Chinese female co-worker about something. She laughed and quickly responded, “Stop stimulating me!”. I was a bit embarrassed, to say the least! Yes, it was a bit awkward, but I explained the mis-translation to […]

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Fearful Love?

December 30, 2013
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– Andy Wade – Finding ourselves in the Feast of the Holy Innocents How does one wrap their mind around the atrocity of King Herod’s slaughter of the innocents? Fear of losing power led him to order the killing of all males two years old and younger. Fear, is a powerful motivator, driving many of us […]

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Sharing Economy – redeux

October 28, 2013
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– by Andy Wade – Originally posted in May, 2011 This past week, Christine wrote two posts on her blog, Godspace, about collaborative consumption and the new shared economy. These are great (and challenging) posts worthy of a read. I’m challenged by the fact that the world seems ahead of much of the church in […]

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Beam Me Up!

October 15, 2013
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– Christine Sine – Thanks to your help, we’re making progress at the Mustard Seed Village! Tom and I visited Camano on Sunday and were delighted to see that the 42 new cross beams which were added this last week. Pray for our workers as they complete the crossbeams and add the plywood for the […]

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Making a Difference Through Business and Investment

September 25, 2013
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– Tom Sine – Have you ever considered creating innovative new ways to make a difference in our troubled world through business and investment? Two weeks ago I was riding the 49 bus down Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco. It was exactly the same route that I took by streetcar many decades ago when […]

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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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