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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Coming Home to the Advent Story – Fourth Podcast with Ryan Marsh

December 21, 2013
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Story by Mustard Seed House Music by Lacey Brown, In Mansions and Church of the Beloved Reflection by Tom Sine, Mustard Seed Associates Meditation by Christine Sine, Mustard Seed Associates from Light for the Journey Produced by Ryan Marsh, Church of the Beloved Join us here at the Mustard Seed House as we celebrate our annual Advent II Homecoming party. Listen to […]

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What Is The Future You Want To Come Home To?

December 12, 2013
Advent Feast

– 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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Are followers of Jesus expected to be changemakers?

November 20, 2013

– Tom Sine – Recently when I attended the SOCAP Conference in San Francisco that has an unusual mission…”Accelerating the Good Economy!” I was one of some 1,900 participants. Most of the participants were social innovators or those that wanted to be plus social investors including representatives from the Bill and Melinda Gates and the […]

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Are you ready for an urban future?

November 5, 2013
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– Tom Sine – By 2030 nearly 5 billion of us will live in cities. In fact the future of the next generation who live on this planet are likely to be urban dwellers according to Charles Montgomery in “The Secret Of the World’s Happiest Cities.” In the Guardian November 1, 2013. After World War […]

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Working Together for the Common Good

October 7, 2013

Is there a way to make a difference in these difficult days through the pursuit of the common good? – Tom Sine – Israeli David Shaul and his Palestinian neighbor Ziad Abed are committed to achieving the common good in a deeply conflicted country. They are neighbors, business partners and close friends. Ziad is a […]

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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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How Do You Celebrate Newness?

August 21, 2013
Mustard Seed Village classroom

– Tom Sine – This was the question we asked as we celebrated our 22nd annual Celtic prayer retreat on Camano Island, WA, August 10 and 11. We came together, as we had in the prior retreats, to hear God’s new word for our lives and our families in these uncertain times. But what was […]

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What is the call to “radical Christian discipleship” all about?

July 27, 2013
Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger

– Tom Sine – Last week I talked about roasting and honoring Ron Sider. This week I want to explain one of the major reasons so many of us honor Ron….he introduced us to the concept of “radical Christian discipleship.” He called followers of Jesus to a more radical approach to whole life discipleship and […]

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How do you roast and honor Ron Sider all at the same time?

July 18, 2013
Ron Sider

– Tom Sine – On Friday, July 12, Christine and I had the delight of participating with a number of others In Philadelphia both Honoring and Roasting Ron Sider. Tony Campolo was the entertaining MC for the evening. A stream of us who had the pleasure of working with Ron in other days shared both […]

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