Month: December 2023

  • Sharing: Hush – Songs for Christmas by Seth Patrick Martin

    If you’ve been around the site, or me much, you know I love the music – and friendship of Seth Patrick Martin. He’s just shared a new Christmas album with us that I wanted to link to here. He produced it with his friend, Joe Kim in Seoul.  The album is called: Hush: Songs for…

  • Are We In A Post-Social Media World?

    I was lucky enough to get to talk with Georgia Sparling of Thee Quaker Podcast a little while back about social media and some of the things I’ve wrestled with as a Quaker theologian, educator, parent, and person who has been actively online for 20+ years. That episode published today and I wanted to share…

  • We’re Building a Scenius

    This is a message I shared on Guilford’s campus during our Community meeting worship time on 2023-12-05. Revelation 7:9   After this I looked, and behold, ba great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb… Hebrews 12:1 – “we…

  • Review of Quaker World by Stephen Angell

    Stephen Angell, Leatherock professor of Quaker studies at Earlham College, wrote a very positive review of our book, The Quaker World, for Quaker Studies Research Association. Here are two excerpts: “This lively, refreshing and innovative volume comes along in a very timely fashion to make a huge mark in Quaker Studies. The editors express their…

  • Sharing: What Pro-Democracy Activists Can Learn From Their Adversaries

    I commend this article from Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis and Rahna Epting to you on how Pro-Democracy activists, and the religious communities supporting this movement, need to adjust our approach: “During climate emergencies, far-right parachurch organizations and paramilitary groups are often first on the scene with food and shelter. During stabler times, vast evangelical networks…