Author Archives: Josh

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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Look to the Rock

Good morning, Friends! Welcome back to Springfield! It’s great to see you all here this morning. I want to thank you all for coming today. This is the first time we have gathered for worship, in person, since the beginning … Continue reading

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99 to 1

Good morning, Friends! Welcome to worship with Springfield Friends Meeting. Every week since the start of the epidemic, we’ve been bringing you these messages online. I hope you find something inspiring and comforting each week. It was a big day … Continue reading

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Planting seeds

Good morning, Friends! I hope you’re all safe and healthy this week. There’s certainly been a lot going on! The news this past week has been very frightening. All over the country, there have been protests against racial injustice. The … Continue reading

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Wait for the Lord

Good morning, Friends! I hope you’re all doing really well this week. Here in this part of North Carolina we had a lot of rain this week – four or five inches of it in some places. It was such … Continue reading

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God’s shelter

Good morning, Friends! I hope you’re all doing well this week in spite of everything. No question, these are hard times we’re living through! People ask me what they should be reading right now. Often I say, “Read the Psalms.” … Continue reading

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Let the children come (Mother’s Day)

Good morning, Friends! I hope you’re all doing well this week. This morning I want to wish a special blessing and a happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers who are hearing or watching this message. I also want to … Continue reading

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Where do we go from here? (end of Gospel of John series)

Good morning, Friends! I hope you’re all OK today! Today we’re going to finish up the gospel of John. This is a project we’ve been working on since New Year’s, and I hope you’ve all been following it. John is … Continue reading

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Gone fishing

Good morning, Friends! I hope you’re all doing well today. I saw someone from our meeting who came here on Friday to buy a couple of pies from the Circle. The Circle made apple pies and chicken pies earlier this … Continue reading

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