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A Letter from a Warrior
A World War II soldier and POW shares hope for the future.
A new Quaker YouTube project
QuakerSpeak is a new web video series aimed at communicating Quaker experience in ways that are appealing and energizing, particularly…
Reviving our Testimonies
How do we testify, and to what?
The Incredible Misters Fox
I’ve been teaching drama at Sidwell Friends Middle School in Washington, D.C. since 1995. Like my brother and sister educators…
Toward a Pentecostal Ecclesiology
I see two ways that Quakers and the larger church can move forward in the tension of unity and diversity:…
Those Other Branch Quakers
“Be careful of those ‘other branch’ Quakers.” These words were spoken to me at a recent Wednesday evening Bible study by…
The Covenant of Peace
What did Jesus mean by ‘the Kingdom of God’, or what the early Quakers called the ‘Covenant of Peace’? Though…
Touring Europe to Promote Spirit Rising
This is an online companion to "What Bridges Are Made Of," the author's piece in the June/July 2012 issue.
Congratulations, Earlham School of Religion
Unprogrammed Friends are fond of saying that we’ve abolished the laity and each of us is called to a ministry.…
Learning to Speak Community
Last fall in a Quakerism 101 group I facilitated at Cincinnati Friends Meeting, a Friend spoke of a recent conversation…
Ministry and Money in the Experience of Earlier Friends
The connection between money and ministry is such a hot-button issue for many unprogrammed Friends. It might be useful to…
Jan de Hartog: Activist and Storyteller
In 1963, tiny, unprogrammed Live Oak Meeting in Houston, Texas, started having its Sunday meetings for worship in Jeff Davis…
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