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Reflections on the 6th World Conference of Friends

Reflections on the 6th World Conference of Friends





Before anything else, I wish to say thank you- to God, to my family, to my F/friends, to Teri for working with me to get the time off to make this journey, to Beatrice for giving me a wonderful tour of Nairobi, to our driver John for giving us an awesome tour of Lake Nakuru National Park, to the conference organizers who spent so…

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Added by Brian Martin on 6th mo. 22, 2012 at 3:35pm — 1 Comment

My Conflict with the Peace Testimony

A few months ago, as I went about exploring the Quaker blogosphere for the first time, I came across an blog post written by a Friend on what I think was on the quakerquaker.org website (I cannot seem to find it now). In it, she states something like this: “The peace testimony is not one of the Quaker testimonies, it is the Quaker testimony” (my emphasis). Lately, I've also been reading some articles lately about the general…

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Added by Brian Martin on 12th mo. 6, 2010 at 12:56am — 11 Comments

On Quaker outreach, preliminary thoughts.

Before continuing reading this article, go to this youtube video. I've been a fan of The Onion News Network for a while now, they really do provide some good social and political satire. I do really love satire, because it is a superficial untruth that speaks to a deeper truth. Okay, so now that you've had a good laugh, go to the last few seconds of the video, and watch…

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Added by Brian Martin on 10th mo. 23, 2010 at 5:30pm — 6 Comments

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