Andrew, of the ICDF Network for Creative Arts & Social Concern, reflects on the question: 'What is a leader?'
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From the Networks cyberforum: “Like the choreography of a beautiful dance, the different ministries of God’s dance partners in the church are working together to bring God’s plan to fruition. God wants to dance with us.” (Brian Johnson – ‘Come Dance with Me’) During the past 40 years, God’s choreography has shaped me consistently for … Continue reading From Slowness to Exuberance: It’s All Part of the Picture
September 2015's ICDF News Flash focuses on the ICDF Discussion Board (to read the full newsletter, CLICK icdfnetworks.files.wordpress.com/…/newsflash-september-2015.pdf) To some extent, I have heard people who used to be a vibrant part of my local CDF saying around me that 'the dance fellowship has lost its artistic edginess'. I want to prove that wrong. ~ … Continue reading Losing Artistic Edginess? Proving that Wrong!
This is an invitation to dialogue about 'Fellowship' for dancers and movers. Please go to the Discussion Board http://www.quicktopic.com/51/H/niAgGg9TWmw2 to participate. For a 'taste' here are Andrew Park's opening lines. Andrew is the Discussion Board facilitator for ICDF. The choice of the word “Fellowship”, instead of other options such as “club”, “association” and “group” to name our … Continue reading I.C.D.`Fellowship’: What does that F-word actually mean to dancers and movement artists?
The first word that springs to mind when I think of defining “ministry” is that of service, both of Christ and of others. Ministry is best seen as service in our freedom having been motivated by our love for and friendship with Christ, and our love of our fellow human neighbours, rather than being derived … Continue reading “Ministry” is not divorced from “Mission”
There is a very “necessary activism” that accompanies the church’s outworking of authentic Christian mission in today’s Australian situation. As Christ’s people we are called to be good neighbours to all, including those who may not be particularly popular to befriend, such as prisoners, boat people, the socially outcast and ostracized, the poor, the unpopular, … Continue reading “Necessary Activism” the Church’s authentic Christian mission