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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August 30, 2013
Mark Scandrette Free

– 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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Free does not always mean “Free”!

July 22, 2013
Free: Spending your time and money on what maters most

– Andy Wade – Free does not always mean “Free”! I learned that lesson at Mark and Lisa Scandrette’s book launch this past Saturday. Hey, how was I to know? It says, “Free” right on the cover! I guess I should have read the fine print: “Spending your time and money on what matters most”. […]

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What does your future hold 2013 to 2018?

June 22, 2013
What does your future hold?

– 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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At the Crossroads of Imagination and Global Need

April 16, 2013
David Begbie, Crossroads International

– by Andy Wade – Looking for innovative ways to help the world? This TEDx talk from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology will definitely push your imagination into high gear! David Begbie will stretch your vision of what’s possible – and just might inspire you to move beyond your current expectations. My wife, […]

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Being Radical, Good Friday

March 29, 2013
The Overflow Project

– by Brian “Wolt” Wolters – Over the past several weeks I have found myself coming up with excuses to drive to work instead of ride my bike.  Even before I get in my truck I tell myself, “Oh, one more day of driving and then I’ll start riding my bike,” or even on a sunny […]

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As we rapidly journeying towards Easter 2013 have you ever considered inviting God to ignite your “divine spark?”

March 22, 2013

– by Tom Sine — Cindy Todd helped a group of us last Saturday invite God to “ignite our divine sparks” and I can’t remember being a part of a gathering that so stirred my imagination and my creativity.  The first exercise took all of us back to our childhood, remembering the things that make […]

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