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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The Long View

January 28, 2014
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– Andy Wade – Who do you think Paul is, anyway? Or Apollos, for that matter? Servants, both of us—servants who waited on you as you gradually learned to entrust your lives to our mutual Master. We each carried out our servant assignment. I planted the seed, Apollos watered the plants, but God made you grow. It’s […]

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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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Christmas, Day Three

December 27, 2013
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– Andy Wade – This third day of Christmas is traditionally the Feast Day of St. John, Apostle and Evangelist (and not a bad writer either!) It was St. John who penned: The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world. He was in the world, and though the world was […]

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Confusion on Christmas Day

December 25, 2013

– Andy Wade – I wonder what it was really like, that day the Prince of Peace was born? Mary and Joseph must have been churning with emotion. As new parents, there would have been joy and amazement as this delicate child emerged and gave out his first cry. But they had also received a […]

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What Is The Future You Want To Come Home To?

December 12, 2013
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– Tom Sine – During the season of Advent I suspect most of us can call up some of our very best memories of coming home to a place of festivity and welcome by those who love us. Unfortunately that is not true for everyone. I just came back from the bank on a beautiful […]

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