Greg Williams brings a spiritual presence into activist circles. We talked with him about Black Lives Matter and the Quaker legacy of nonviolent activism.
What is Quaker Meeting like when you’re deaf? For Jane Fernandes, it is profound. And, she says, it’s a rare experience to find a group of hearing people who value silence.
Ever wondered who is behind the camera when you watch a QuakerSpeak video? We convinced director Jon Watts to switch places with the Friends Journal editors and answer some questions about his approach to the project.
Quaker Pastor Gregg Koskela came to Friends from various Evangelical Christian denominations. Here are the top 10 things that attracted him to Quakerism.
Quaker Ben Pink Dandelion joined Friends because they were working for peace and shared values with anarchists. Then he had a spiritual awakening.
For Anthony Smith, discovering the Religious Society of Friends was an opportunity to develop his spiritual understanding and personal theology.
Not every Quaker meeting has a paid pastor, but some have found it helpful. Margaret Webb, pastor of New Garden Meeting in North Carolina, explains her role.
Is it possible to be both a Quaker and a Muslim? For Naveed Moeed, the two faiths enhance each other.
Last week we posted a video about Quakers and the Kingdom of God. But is the word “Kingdom” antiquated, or even offensive? This week, Callid Keefe-Perry explores the baggage behind the phrase and explains why he still uses it.
After Quakers spent time in 17th century prisons under horrendous conditions, many of them went on to help reform the prison system. As AFSC’s Laura Mangani explains, it didn’t go exactly as planned.