Quaker Qualities (Democratic Discernment)

How to Die Before You’re Dead (9)

VIEW VIDEO  When we moved to Danville, 25 years ago, most of the houses now in our neighborhood weren’t yet there. We were pioneers, along with the Comers, who lived on the other side of the neighborhood, we could just see the smoke from their cooking fire. In between...
Quaker Qualities (Democratic Discernment)

Finding Our Way (10)

VIEW VIDEO  Last month, Frank Gladden, bemoaning the scarcity of rain, questioned whether I had any pull with the Lord. I said, “I don’t know. Why do you ask?” He said, “My beans need rain. A real preacher would get me some rain.” So to save Frank’s beans and my...
Quaker Qualities (Democratic Discernment)

Finding Our Way (6)

VIEW VIDEO  One of the curious things about living in the town where you grew up is the flashbacks, past incidents recurring vividly in the mind. One of my best friends growing up, who remains a close friend today, Bill Eddy, was raised in the house across from where...
Quaker Qualities (Democratic Discernment)

Christianity 101: The True Woman

VIEW VIDEO  I remember, this was 30 some years ago when I was pastoring up in the city, we were approaching Mother’s Day and a woman approached me and said, “I hope on Mother’s Day, you don’t talk about how wonderful mothers are, because mine wasn’t. My mother was...