Author Archives: Josh

The Resurrection and the Life

Good morning, Friends! I hope you’re all enjoying your Labor Day weekend so far. It feels as though the season turned here this week. It’s been cool in the morning, and that’s a real relief! This has also been an … Continue reading

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The Light of the world

Good morning, Friends! I don’t know if you realize it, but this summer I’ve been taking us on a trip, through some of the most famous sayings in the gospel of John. There’s all kinds of good stuff in John … Continue reading

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The bread of life

Good morning, Friends! I want to start out this morning by asking you a question. Everybody’s going back to school right now, so this is a pop quiz. Don’t worry — there’s no math, and there are no wrong answers. … Continue reading

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Homeplace

Good morning, Friends! Thank you all for coming today. I just got back from vacation Tuesday night. We had a good time! I hope that worship went well while I was away. We had a lot of pretty good speakers … Continue reading

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Welcome back!

Good morning, Friends! Today I want to say something very simple to everyone: Welcome back! We have survived one of the most difficult years which any us have every lived through. The Lord willing, we will never have to go … Continue reading

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What will we remember?

Good morning, Friends! Thank you all so much for being here today. This is Memorial Day weekend. I know a lot of people are spending time with family today, which is a wonderful thing. When I was a boy in … Continue reading

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The church that didn’t get the memo

Good morning, Friends! I want to start off this morning by asking you all a question. When I say the words, “Holy Spirit”, what does that mean to you? What is the Holy Spirit? Have you ever felt like the … Continue reading

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Good morning, Friends! It’s good to see you all this morning. We are starting to come out of the dark days, and it’s great to have you back! I’ve got a Scripture for you this morning that is one of … Continue reading

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What does “honor” mean? (Mother’s Day)

Good morning, Friends! Happy Mother’s Day! Mother’s Day is always a very special day for people. No matter what age or race we are, no matter what our background is, we all had a mother. Many of us are deeply … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Springfield!

Good morning, Friends! This is Birthday Sunday. Each year we celebrate the anniversary of the founding of Springfield Friends Meeting back in 1773 – three years before the Declaration of Independence! We are one of the oldest Quaker meetings in … Continue reading

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