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Friends leaving Lumakanda Friends Church after the morning church service. Photo courtesy of David Zarembka.

Life at Lumakanda Friends Church

An American Friend looks at the strong community at his Kenyan church.

David Zarembka is a Quaker peace activist in Eastern Africa. Since 2007, he has lived in Lumakanda, a small town in western Kenya, with his Kenyan wife, Gladys Kamonya. David writes a weekly blog, Reports from Kenya, on current happenings in East Africa. To sign up, contact him at davidzarembk[email protected]

Posted in: Features, Friends in Africa
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The Monk Within: Embracing a Sacred Way of Life

By Beverly Lanzetta. Blue Sapphire Books, 2018. 400 pages. $19/paperback; $9.99/eBook. One of the more noteworthy movements in current spirituality […]

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting and the author of My Conversation with Sophia: Reflections on Wisdom’s Contemplative Path.

Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
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Truly Winning at Life

Competition is a big part of the everyday world. It overlaps with the desire for power and the desire for […]

Sophia Stylianos, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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September 2018 Full Issue Access

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Life in a Box

The homelessness crisis requires us to think outside storage bins.

Andrew Huff served with Quaker Voluntary Service in 2015–16 in Boston, Mass. He attends Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features, September 2018
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Forum August 2018

Letters from our readers.

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June/July 2018 Full Issue Access

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Art Exhibitions as a New Ministry

Art as a door to the spiritual.

Jiae Paik holds MDiv and MA degrees at Earlham School of Religion and Bethany Theological Seminary respectively. As a self-taught ceramic artist, she provides individual spiritual direction and companionship throughout the creative process, as well as leading workshops. At this time, she worships at her home.

Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
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Race & Place: How Urban Geography Shapes the Journey to Reconciliation

By David P. Leong, IVP Books, 2017. 208 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. I couldn’t put down David Leong’s guide because it […]

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.

Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
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Called to Community: The Life Jesus Wants for His People

Edited by Charles E. Moore. Plough Publishing House, 2016. 357 pages. $18/paperback; $9.99/eBook. As Quakers know, community building is hard, […]

Diane Reynolds lives in Barnesville, Ohio, and is a member of Stillwater Meeting. She is the author of The Doubled Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and an adjunct English professor.

Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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