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Luxury and Lack

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in… Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me. –Matthew 25…(Read More)

A difficult leading

My wife Nancy and I lived and worked in the United States for eighteen years—twenty years for Nancy. Nancy worked as a nurse, and was also going to school for advanced education in health care management. Then, in April, 2013, FUM began to advertise for the position of principal at Friends Theological College (FTC…(Read More)

God winks

  “I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.” –John 14:18 My husband Randy first mentioned moving to Mexico to volunteer full-time at a children’s home a little over two years ago. I had long since wanted to volunteer at an orphanage, but the idea of actually doing…(Read More)

Ask Tom: on leadership

How have Quaker ideas about leadership changed over time? Do Quakers have leaders? Do Quakers want leaders? As long as I have been aware of Quaker affairs and concerns, those questions have been prominent. They hint at a tension that has been present since the rise of Quakerism 360 years ago. The first generation of…(Read More)