Network Newsletters: June & July 2017

Featuring ICDF'S Network for Dance Teachers and ICDF'S Network for Creative Arts and Social Concern.

Check out June and July's Network Newsletters to inform and inspire!

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From Slowness to Exuberance: It’s All Part of the Picture

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

Losing Artistic Edginess? Proving that Wrong!

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!

I.C.D.`Fellowship’: What does that F-word actually mean to dancers and movement artists?

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?

“Necessary Activism” the Church’s authentic Christian 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

Trying to plant the “Next Big Thing”: Where Mustard Seeds “Should” Grow

“Maybe, instead of trying to do something really, really big, God is preparing us for something really, really – small… of mustard seed size… In a very quiet conspiracy destined to change our lives and God’s world. Lord! Your plans, not ours. Your ways, not ours” ~ Andrew Park (inspired by author Tom Sine, 2008) … Continue reading Trying to plant the “Next Big Thing”: Where Mustard Seeds “Should” Grow