Primitive Christianity Revived, Again
Just read Marcell Martin's book 'A guide for faithfulness groups'. Good stuff about how we can encourage each other in our faith.
Craig Barnett's essay on the future of Quakers in Britain deserves wide readership I think - I am so glad he has written this stuff.
Brian McLaren's presentation on the Jesus story is great. An invitation to a life lived in liberation from the world's old stories and regimes. A life of transformation -"some of us for all of us".
James C. Shultz's recent blog post 'Why I'm not on the Occupy band wagon' and the comments to it got me thinking. The blogger writes, in the comments, "Going into business for yourself is the Quaker way. " A number of the other commenters have argued that is not possible. I know my thinking about this has been influenced by the book 'Beyond Civilization' by Daniel…Continue
I started writing this as a comment on Micah Bales’ blog post about Occupy & Quakers, and it grew until it needs its own post. I have a vision of what living the gospel looks like in this age, which I am working towards the best I can, but I don't know if others will see it the same way. Maybe it's too obvious, or too crazy, but I have to try to write what I can…Continue
The door is open
The Quaker Community in Bamford in the Peak District was set up in 1988 with two main aims:
... This theology has grown up inside the sin-salvation paradigm of traditional Christian thinking, in which consequences for sin are deferred to after death (for the individual) and to the endtimes, for…Continue