Steven Davision: The gospel of Jesus as an economic message
The good news is that the gospel of Jesus is, at its very heart, an economic message. Jesus defined his role as “the Christ” in specifically economic terms.
Luis Pizarro: Sharing the Good News in Spain
Our project to create a Quaker Christian worship group in Seville, Spain, has emerged in this complex context.
Rick Seifert: My Quaker elevator talk
Quakers realize that most people don’t have a clue about Quakers. What they know often begins and ends with the guy in the funny hat on the oat meal carton.
[Western Friend] Quaker Bloggers in the West
This special issue of Western Friend focuses on lifting up the written ministry of Quaker bloggers in the West!
Micah Bales: Preparing for the Harvest
In both the revivalism of the late 1800s and the New Meetings Movement of the mid-1900s, we see cases in which growth outran the capacity of seasoned ministry, eldership and oversight to care for newly convinced Friends and Meetings. As a result, the tradition was radically, decisively altered in very short periods of time…
Ashley W: Jesus and Me
It was scary, because I knew the answers were not the “right” ones. But they were real.
Emerging Diane looks at a story from Woolman’s Journal
I think his purpose from the very beginning was more than to tell a confessional story. With this tale, he establishes from the outset a theme that runs throughout the entire journal and pertains to all creation: Once you or I start doing even one evil thing, we create a chain reaction. It’s never just one thing, period.
LizOpp: Taking up the Cross
Taking up the Cross means choosing to be obedient to the will of God, to be willing to sacrifice at a time when we greatly and intensely don’t wish to.
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