"Keith, I fear that embracing that mindset will lead us to continue down the road of endless schism. As a generally easy going person, I have no doubt we would find cordiality with each other, but as a Christian, I would hope we could be more. Again,…"
"I believe that really community, not pseudo-community, is necessarily hard. I am uncomfortable with what has become the Quaker "tradition" of separating when we reach points where we just simply can't stand to be around each…"
"Equating in the situation in only one sense, that if a Friend has a strong disagreement of conscience, how should we go about handling it. I say that Woolman was in the right with how he handled it, speaking truth, but still loving those who…"
"First I'd like to start with some definitions of some words that you used that I think may not have been correct:"Openness"-is an overarching concept or philosophy that is characterized by an emphasis on transparency and free…"