Author Archives: Josh

Words for this Day – 5th anniversary

Good morning, Friends! Welcome to worship at Springfield Friends Meeting! I hope you’re all well today. Today is a very special day for me, and I hope for Springfield, because it was five years ago today that I gave my … Continue reading

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Moving Mountains

Good morning, Friends! We’re at the start of another new year. And it’s going to be a challenge. This year, students and teachers are having to learn a whole new way to hold school. I hope we’ll pray for every … Continue reading

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A Double Portion

Good morning, Friends! Our Scripture today is from the Old Testament. It’s a part of the Bible where we don’t usually spend much time. It’s a story about two Old Testament prophets, named Elijah and Elisha. Elijah was one of … Continue reading

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Generous spirits

Good morning, Friends! I hope you’re all doing well this morning. I was going back and forth this week with a friend on Facebook. They were complaining about how terrible 2020 has been. I said, “Just remember that during 2020 … Continue reading

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Let my people go

Today we’re going to look at one of the greatest stories of the entire Bible. It’s a story which dominates the Old Testament, and still echoes today. It’s from the book of Exodus, and the whole story is too long … Continue reading

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Beyond understanding

Friends, we have been through a lot together. And I don’t just mean the last few months. The last months have been challenging. But it’s coming up on five years since I came here to Springfield, and we have done … Continue reading

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Daily Bread

Good morning, Friends! I hope you’ve all been safe and healthy this week. These certainly are hard times. One thing after another, day after day, week after week. The epidemic is still going strong – stronger than ever, it seems … Continue reading

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The mighty mustard seed

Good morning, Friends! Welcome to worship at Springfield. I want to share something as we get started this morning. For years, I always wanted to do something special here at Springfield. It’s something I’ve done at other churches I’ve served. … Continue reading

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The Garden of the Lord

Good morning, Friends! It’s good to see you all here today. Thank you for coming to worship. I hope you’re enjoying the holiday weekend! I confess that I’m a little tired this morning. People here in our neighborhood were shooting … Continue reading

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A toolbox of prayers

Good morning, Friends! I hope you’re all doing well this week. The loneliness and isolation of this epidemic have been really hard on everyone. A lot of people are suffering financially. A lot of people have been laid off from … Continue reading

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