Thank God For Millennials

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– Tom Sine – I have read a number of articles in recent times that have been critical of the Millennial generation, comprised of Americans ages 18-33. This is the largest generation in American history of some 80 million people. The reason I find them so encouraging is that they are much more connected to(…)


Where Are You in the Story of Your Neighborhood?

Where Are You in the Story of Your Neighborhood? 0

– Andy Wade –   Where are you in the story of your neighborhood? Whether you live in a city apartment, urban neighborhood, suburban development, or even a rural setting, this is a really important question to ask.   Last week I posted a reflection, Injustice at the Table, in which I explored the great(…)


August MSA Imaginings

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Moving On But Much To Do   The MSA team has just returned from our Celtic retreat on Camano Island. Attendees felt it was one of the best we have facilitated.   The weather was perfect, the potluck meals lavish, the liturgies and music rich and renewing. Walking prayer trails and the labyrinth, painting our(…)


Injustice at the Table

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– Andy Wade – The best and brightest were invited. But one by one they made excuses for why they couldn’t come. Undaunted, the host quickly sent word into the surrounding community – all were welcome, come and dine! Was the point of this story injustice at the table? I hadn’t really read this story(…)



Kickstarter 0

Want to join MSA on Kickstarter to help us offer E-courses? Enough said? Go here: Alright, maybe a few of you need a little more. Read on! So, you know all the things that you love about MSA, the inspiring content, the collaborative creativity, the diverse community, and the deep spiritual formation? That’s what we(…)


Kick It!

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  Well it has happened. We have just launched our first kickstarter campaign. Would you partner with us to help us launch our new venture into E-courses. This is part of the exciting future of Mustard Seed Associates, and I mean E-Courses, rather than a single e-course. We’re starting with Re-Imagining How We Pray this(…)


MSA Is A Happening Place

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MSA Is A Happening Place This morning I sat at my desk reflecting on a collage sent by a person who just finished reading Return to Our Senses. It includes the words, “Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the sight”. I feel that these are prophetic words for us in MSA. This is(…)


Join Us at the Retreat!

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Join us August 9th for our annual Celtic Prayer Retreat at Mustard Seed Village – Camano Island, WA Better yet, join us for the whole weekend! Curious what goes on? Check out the video below, then read more here.


Introducing Our New Summer Intern

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MSA is excited to introduce our new summer intern, Cory Adam Baker, graduate student at Seattle Pacific University Seminary. Cory will be with us for 9 weeks engaged in a variety of responsibilities. Monday he helped clear nettles at the Mustard Seed Village. Tuesday we had him lifting windows. Thursday he was at George Community(…)


Wanted: Spiritually Fulfilling Lifestyle to Suit Idealistic Millennial

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– Hailey Joy Scandrette – Last week my dad and I travelled to North Carolina to attend the yearly Wild Goose festival. For those of you who are unfamiliar, Wild Goose is a four-day event based in Christian spirituality, but with a focus on social justice, art and intentional practice. To quote the website: We(…)