Author Archives: Josh

Why do we keep singing that song?

Good morning, Friends! Thank you all for coming today. I want to do something a little bit different this morning. I asked the accompanist to play just one line from a hymn. If you recognize it, hold up your hand! … Continue reading

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Women and mothers in the Bible (Mother’s Day)

Good morning, Friends! Happy Mother’s Day to all of our mothers and grandmothers.Today is a day with a lot of emotion attached to it. We also want to love and honor all the people who want to be mothers some … Continue reading

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Remember. . .

Good morning, Friends! Happy birthday! Yes, today is the 249th birthday of Springfield Friends Meeting. Next year, it’ll be 250 years – a quarter of a millennium. That’s an awesome amount of time for a group to be around. Back … Continue reading

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What next?

Good morning, Friends! Thank you all so much for being here. Didn’t we had a wonderful time last Sunday? Thanks again to everyone who came, and also thanks to everyone who helped make all those wonderful things happen. The breakfast, … Continue reading

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Rumors of the resurrection

Good morning, Friends! Happy Easter! We’ve already had a really full morning. Some of us were here really early today, getting Easter breakfast ready. Thank you so much for bringing this special part of our community life back to Springfield … Continue reading

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When is Jesus coming back?

Good morning, Friends! Thank you all for coming this morning. Easter is coming up very quickly! We’ve got today, then the next week is Palm Sunday, and the week after that is Easter. There’s a lot of things about to … Continue reading

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The tenants in the vineyard

Easter is coming up soon! Together with Christians from literally all over the world, we’re trying to remember some of the special, important moments in the Easter story. It’s easy for us to think about Easter just in terms of … Continue reading

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Jesus in the Temple

Good morning, Friends! Thank you all so much for being here today. This month is the two-year anniversary of the start of the epidemic which we all have suffered through. It’s been an incredible struggle, but we’ve had incredible faith, … Continue reading

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Who is the greatest?

Good morning, Friends! Thank you all so much for coming here today. I know that we’re all thankful to be here. We’re on our way to Easter, the day when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. It’s a joyful day, … Continue reading

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Take up the cross

Good morning, Friends! I hope you’re all well today. I appreciate every one of you that made the effort to come to church this morning. Today we’ve got a Bible reading that’s part of getting ready for Easter. It’s not … Continue reading

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