Colin Saxton: Christian Quakers. One of the compelling questions is, “What does it mean to be the Friends of Jesus in the 21st century?” Friends are often hesitant to talk about a communal spirituality. Historically, we’re nervous about too much emphasis on what we believe together and how we are to live together. When we’re concrete at all about our faith life, we tend to be much more comfortable focusing on what individuals believe and how I/you are being called to act... I offer, however, that this emphasis on individual experience never precludes our work to be the people of God, as well. As well as being individual disciples of Jesus Christ, we are joined in a common bond and fellowship. We are to be a new community that reflects the glory of God together.

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Comment by Charles Alvin Sedan on 7th mo. 19, 2010 at 10:19pm
Faith is a verb I always tell people. My English, according to my daughter, is not very good, so I'm not sure if it is a verb, but it means action, experience, and work. Our faith, which is Truth of God, can only work together. While many people view "beliefs" as the whole, as Fox said "What dost thou say..."


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