As QuakerSpeak completes the final month of Season 2, we look back over what we’ve accomplished so far (hint: half a million views!!), what’s coming up, and we announce the DVD.
In this week’s QuakerSpeak, Friends explore the time-tested practice of Quaker traveling ministry, still a powerful tool for Friends meetings to “renew their minds and wake up”.
Whether it’s world peace, climate change, poverty, or justice, Ruth Flower has lobbied Congress about it. And she wants you to become a lobbyist, too.
QuakerSpeak explores Friends’ perspectives on immigration, reframing the common notion that “we have an immigration problem.”
Historically, Quakers are known for abstaining from drinking alcohol. What was the reason behind Quaker teetotalism? Was that always the case?
For 18 years, Lon Burnam was a member of the Texas House of Representatives. He is also an active Quaker and a pacifist.
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?
When Quakers say that their worship service is “programmed” or “unprogrammed”, what do they mean?
Quakers don’t talk about conversion or outward baptism. Instead we say that we’ve become “convinced.” What does that look like?
What are Quakers doing when they sit in silence on Sunday morning? 7 Friends share their answers.