economy

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 – Tom Interviewed

June 16, 2014
Slow Church

This is the third of 3 videos recorded at the Mustard Seed House where Tom Sine interviewed John Pattison and Chris Smith about their new book Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus. In this video John questioned Tom about some of his insights. John Pattison and Chris Smith co-authored Slow Church: […]

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India’s Garden Game Changer

May 9, 2014
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– Andy Wade – Cities all over the world are growing, and with this growth comes a multitude of challenges. Today India is facing the most rapid increase of urbanization in its history. Facing dangerously declining water levels, increased heat, and vegetables tainted by bacteria and industrial run-off, Prateek Tawari came up with a way […]

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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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Making a Difference Through Business and Investment

September 25, 2013
SOCAP 2013

– 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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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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Part 2: What is you vision of the good life and better future you are looking forward to?

December 18, 2012
upside-down Christmas tree

– by Tom Sine – As we race towards Christmas 2012 and a very uncertain new year, what is your vision of the good life and better future you’re giving your life to? Is the good life of God really simply about getting “a piece of the rock” now and disembodied existence in the clouds […]

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Racing Towards the Fiscal Cliff January 1…

November 26, 2012

Racing Towards the Fiscal Cliff January 1… Are you prepared to help your family and your neighbors – by Tom Sine – When Sandy hit Christians were ready! Methodists, Baptists and Lutherans were ready. Roy Riley, the ELCA bishop of New Jersey, said “we were blessed to have the weekend for families and communities to […]

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And Now a Word from Our Sponsor…

November 14, 2012
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by Steve Kimes – Years ago there was a group of churches, all of whom had food ministries to the poor of one sort or another, and we were discussing how to do our ministries better.  The question came up: how can we minister to the poor who come to us?  They aren’t looking to […]

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What Kind of Future? – part two

November 6, 2012
Tom Sine

by Tom Sine — “What kind of a future do you want?” This is a question that many Americans are asking as the US presidential election will finally be concluded on Tuesday. The two candidates do have very different visions for the future of the United States. In the coming months we will see the […]

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