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.
Not everyone in Quaker Meeting speaks the same theological language, but Friends have a way to listen for the Spirit behind the words.
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.
Quakers have often talked about the “Kingdom of God” but what do we mean by it? We asked 7 Friends about their perspective.
In this week’s QuakerSpeak video, O talks about the role of listening in healing our humanity. What happens when we really listen to one another?
When Quakers are faced with difficult choices, we have a tool for that.
Being a Quaker isn’t just about going to Meeting on Sunday morning. It’s about opening yourself to being transformed and then living in way that not everyone will understand. How do we find the courage?
Quakers don’t talk about conversion or outward baptism. Instead we say that we’ve become “convinced.” What does that look like?
How do we deal with the fact that not all Quakers are like us? For Benigno, our answer to this question is key to how Friends live out our testimonies in the world.
Why are Quaker graveyards different? Early Quakers believed that ornate gravestones communicated the dominion of the upper classes, even in death. Earlham College professor Tom Hamm takes us through the history of Quaker cemeteries.