@bibledude: the best ideas are formed in a collaborative environment… “i see your idea and raise you mine” – @charlestlee #icpnw

@laurencetom: “I see your idea and raise you mine” The best ideas are formed in a collaborative environment – !deaCamp values #icpnw

@DustinCross: I see your idea and raise you mine…whats left in the pot is ours. (poker terminology at #icpnw )

@laurencetom: “When we come to people with an agenda we can’t be present with them” #icpnw Being Present in the City

@daveingland: there’s something miraculous that happens when someone feels like they’re being heard. –MaryKate Morse #icpnw

icpnw-opening-session@bibledude: whether they believe in God or not, they were still created by Him. so there’s still something beautiful in them. – @MaryKateMorse #icpnw

@decart: If we approach people w an agenda, we take the holiness out of the interaction. We lose th pure wonder of engagement. – MK Morse #icpnw

@daveingland: God calls us to be present to someone else’s suffering. –MaryKate Morse #icpnw

@bibledude: one of the most loving things that you can do is to just listen and keep the focus on the other person. – @dukerevard #icpnw

@rameytime: “We can be present w/ ppl by listening & not shifting the focus back to ourselves.” – @dukerevard #icpnw // So true, reminds me of when…;)

@jonmreid: OTOH “Don’t pursue your agenda and leave behind, but at the same time don’t pursue love and leave your agenda/effectiveness behind” #icpnw

@mlpayne: “If we are honest we all have a little of Michael Scott (The Office) in us.” –Steve Saccone author of Relational Intelligence #icpnw

@pastorbryan: my thoughts: relationship is never really developed if it’s just for agenda. If the agenda leads we crush the friendship #icpnw

@laurencetom: “We’re not aware as we think we are…we all have a little of Michael Scott (The Office) in each of us.” @stevesaccone #icpnw

@daveingland: because we couldn’t take care of them (houseless) they had to form a community to help themselves. —@hardlynormal #icpnw #homeless

@jclayville: “there’s no us and them… there’s just US! we were not meant to have division.” ~ @otherthan #icpnw

@daveingland: “There is no us and them. There’s just us.” –Dustin Cross #icpnw #homeless

@laurencetom: “We don’t have a homeless problem. We have a housing problem.” #icpnw

@vinthomas: “We need to start working together instead of just doing our own thing” #ideacamp

@dukerevard: The NIMBY Problem…Not-In-My-Back-Yard problem related to local homelessness #icpnw

@jclayville: “we are so busy with outreach, we forget to take care of our own people” ~@hardlynormal #icpnw

@tybraun: “We are so busy with outreach that we often forget to take care of our own people.” @hardlynormal #icpnw

@jclayville: “if you look at the mass, you will not act. if you look at the one, you will” ~mother theresa. (no she’s not here) #icpnw

@pastorbryan: quoting Mother Teresa “if you look at the mass you will not act, if you look at the one you will.” #icpnw

@johnfehlen: “If you look at the mass you won’t act, if you look at the one, you will.” Mother Teresa #ideacamp

@laurencetom: “If you look at the mass, you won’t act but if you look at the one, you will” Mother Teresa #icpnw

@moorebilly: “we don’t have a homeless issue, we have a housing issue…” @hardlynormal talking a mayor. #icpnw

@daveingland: our (houseless) friends on the street don’t need more Jesus. They need to *see* more Jesus (through us) –dustin cross #icpnw

@mikerusch: “Homelessness is a compassion issue” @hardlynormal #icpnw

@pastorbryan: Where can the faith based community help? Support low income housing. Money is used to end homelessness but where are they gonna go? #icpnw

being present in your city [opening session]

by Dan King time to read: 3 min
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