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What is alive grows

by Howard Snyder

What is alive grows. Normal church growth is spontaneous in the sense that the nature of the Church is to grow—spiritually, numerically and in its cultural impact. 57 more words

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Spiritual growth occurs best in a caring community

by Howard Snyder

Spiritual growth occurs best in a caring community. There are spiritual truths I will never grasp and Christian standards I will never attain except as I share in community with other believers—and… 245 more words

Discipleship

Jesus emphasized community

by Howard Snyder

If Jesus Christ actually gave more time to preparing a community of disciples than to proclaiming the good news (which he did), then the contemporary Church must also recognize the importance of community.

~ Community of the King, p. 74

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Snyder Plans Shakeup To Help Poor, Urges Tax Hike For Roads

By DAVID EGGERT/Associated Press

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Gov. Rick Snyder announced plans Tuesday to “dramatically” restructure state government to help the poor enter society’s mainstream, also calling in his fifth State of the State speech for passage of a sales tax hike on the May ballot to improve deteriorating roads. 649 more words

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Snyder To Deliver State Of The State Address

By DAVID EGGERT/Associated Press

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said he will announce plans in his State of the State speech Tuesday night to “dramatically” reorganize two state agencies in an effort to better help people in poverty by focusing less on programs and more on recipients of public assistance themselves. 455 more words

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Thinking about Wildness

One can begin to think about wildness with the words of Gary Snyder from The Practice of the Wild:

The word wild is like a gray fox trotting off through the forest, ducking behind bushes, going in and out of sight. 356 more words

Spring 2015

Tentative Deal Announced For U.P. Energy Issue

Governor Rick Snyder’s office announced earlier this week that a series of agreements has been reached that would lead to the elimination of costly utility payments for Upper Peninsula families and businesses. 31 more words

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