economics

A Millennial Talks About Millennials

June 18, 2014
Jon Plummer

– Jon Plummer – Jon Plummer, a graduate student at Seattle School of Theology and Psychology, profiles the millennial generation at a conversation on challenges facing the millennial generation in the future. Jon is a current student at The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology and will be graduating in June 2014 with a Masters […]

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Slow News, Part Two

June 14, 2014
Slow Church

We had the joy of hosting Chris Smith and John Pattison at Mustard Seed House as they shared their journey into Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus. This is part two of Tom’s interview following the gathering. John Pattison and Chris Smith co-authored Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way […]

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Slow News from the Innovative Edge

June 13, 2014
Slow Church

We had the joy of hosting Chris Smith and John Pattison at Mustard Seed House as they shared their journey into Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus. This is part one of Tom’s interview following the gathering. John Pattison and Chris Smith co-authored Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way […]

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Reach for the Sky!

May 16, 2014
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– Andy Wade – By now we’re all well aware of the of the continuing trend toward urbanization. A projected 80% of the world’s population may be living in cities by the year 2050. As the world’s major urban centers bulge, new challenges arise for the millions living in them. One of the bigger challenges […]

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Innovative Edge – Millennial Generation

April 24, 2014
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In this second episode of “News from the innovative edge”, Tom and Jon explore the millennial generation. Be sure to catch Jon’s post below the video. A Generation of Hope, Hopefully – Jon Plummer – A core piece of my internship lately has been researching the characteristics of the millennial generation (22-33 years old). It […]

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Celebrate Earth Day – Plan a Community Garden!

April 22, 2014
Creating a Faith-Based Community Garden

The word “community” gets tossed around a lot these days. Although there are many definitions of community, when we speak about it in the context of faith it should include aspects of relationship-building, a joining together for a greater purpose than ourselves, and reconciliation – be that between races, economic differences, cultures or other areas […]

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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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Food, Faith, and God’s Good Creation

January 20, 2014
Lenten Rose

– Andy Wade – In Sabbath experience, the deep meaning of creation is revealed as the freedom of each creature to realize its God-given potential, and in that freedom to offer its worship back to God. — Norman Wirzba In preparation for writing with Christine Sine the sequel to her book, To Garden with God, […]

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Sharing Economy – redeux

October 28, 2013
The Sharing Economy

– 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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Book Review on Free: Spending Your Time and Money on What Matters Most

September 2, 2013
Mark Scandrette - Free

– Amanda Rachelle Geers – Mark Scandrette’s, Free: Spending Your Time and Money on What Matters Most, gives a practical approach to a revolution that calls the reader to reevaluate what it means to live the good life. Scandrette’s argument is that the good life is the free life, the life where we determine what matters most to […]

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