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Lessons Learned (and Still Learning)

Lessons Learned (and Still Learning)

  Author Elise Stephens reflects on her time in the Cascadia Artist Residency On Ash Wednesday, I stood before my church and shared the intimate broken details of my family's journey through miscarriage. This was more than a story, more than a personal account of...

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The Cascadian Self

The Cascadian Self

What does it mean to be Cascadian? Do you have to be born here? Do you have to live here a certain amount of time? Do you have to agree with certain shared Cascadian values (e.g. environmentalism or multiculturalism)? These are complex questions for a region that is...

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Getting Creative with The Bible Project

Getting Creative with The Bible Project

Local youth pastor interviews Jon Collins, co-creator of The Bible Project. Have you ever read the Bible and walked away saying, "I have no idea what this means!"? First, I just want to tell you that you're not alone on that journey. I've been and continue to be in...

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What Sports Taught Me About God’s Grace

What Sports Taught Me About God’s Grace

Ultimate frisbee has something to teach us about the spirit of God. Everyone’s got a favorite Seattle sports team, right? Yours might be the Sounders or the Seahawks. Mine is Seattle Mixtape. Never heard of them? I can’t say I’m surprised. They play a sport that,...

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Why Are People Going to Yoga Instead of Church?

Why Are People Going to Yoga Instead of Church?

The Yoga culture in Cascadia might have a lot to teach the church. At the recent Christ & Cascadia Conference, Matthew Kaemingk encouraged us to consider this: “What are the questions that Cascadian culture is asking?” The rise of Yoga in Cascadia is just such a...

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My Journey to Privilege

My Journey to Privilege

What can we learn from Mennonite privilege? I grew up as a Mennonite in Cascadia. Now, in Cascadia, most Mennonite stereotypes are irrelevant. No horse and buggy or German language for me. I’m not a farmer (although Cascadia does have many Mennonite farmers). I vote....

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Vision & Call Internship Program

Vision & Call Internship Program

We are searching for two awesome folks to join our team. Interested? Are you interested in exploring the connections between faith and culture? The Fuller Institute for Theology and Northwest Culture has received a generous grant from the Murdock Charitable Trust...

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