Author Archives: Josh

Live up to the Light

Good morning, Friends! Thanks for being here this morning. And happy Valentine’s Day! Last week, we talked about one of the core ideas of the Quaker movement. We talked about integrity. Integrity shows up in a lot of different places. … Continue reading

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Integrity

Good morning, Friends! Thank you all for being here today. I appreciate you being here! Coming to worship is such an act of hope these days, an act of faith that God is still here, that things will get better, … Continue reading

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Unless the Lord builds the house

Good morning, Friends! Ever since the beginning of the New Year, I’ve been taking us through some of the Psalms. And as I said last week, there are Psalms for every occasion and for every mood that we find ourselves … Continue reading

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God is our refuge and strength

Good morning, Friends! I’m glad to see every one of you who’s here today. Thank you for coming!I hope you’ve all been OK. It’s a blessing just to see you. We pray for you, but every now and then it’s … Continue reading

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A time to heal

Good morning, Friends! This has been a very difficult week. We’ve had days of bad news from Washington. And we had the most deaths from COVID in a single day. I wish that I had an answer for everything this … Continue reading

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A prayer of hope

Good morning, Friends! Happy New Year! Welcome to 2021! It always takes me a week or two to get used to saying the right number for the new year. I always make a mistake the first few times when I’m … Continue reading

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The gifts of Christmas

Good morning, Friends! Merry Christmas! I hope you all had a good one. I know it was a little lonely for some families. We all wish we could have been together with our loved ones. But we’re all safe, and … Continue reading

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The Light of Christmas

Good morning, Friends! We are getting very close to Christmas! Just a few more days and we’ll be there. I love Christmas. I love the music. I love the cards and the special foods. I love all the decorations. Every … Continue reading

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The miracle of Christmas

Good morning, Friends! I hope you’re all OK this week. I appreciate you all so much for being here. Part of why we come to worship on Sunday is to hear the Word. But part of why we come is … Continue reading

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The promise of Christmas

Good morning, Friends! Believe it or not, we are in fact slowly moving in the direction of Christmas! Every year we read some of the same sections of the Bible during the Christmas season. We read about Mary and Joseph. … Continue reading

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