On “Holding the Meeting in the Light”

On “Holding the Meeting in the Light”

On “Holding the Meeting in the Light” Rae Litting, New South Wales Regional Meeting I am grateful to have been part of the eldering team at Yearly Meeting. The dedication of the eldering team impressed me greatly. They put enormous mental effort into “holding the...
On “Holding the Meeting in the Light”

The Kingdom of God Is Near?

The Kingdom of God Is Near? Rae Litting, New South Wales Regional Meeting There are many references in the Gospels to the Kingdom of God.  In Matthew’s gospel, the preaching about the Kingdom of God begins with John the Baptist, who calls people to “turn away from...
Revisiting the “Journal of George Fox”

Revisiting the “Journal of George Fox”

Revisiting the “Journal of George Fox” Rae Litting, New South Wales Regional Meeting Although Quakers are the spiritual heirs of George Fox, very few seem to have read his Journal. I counted 19 quotes from the Journal in Quaker Faith and Practice, but many...
Refections on the Resurrection

Refections on the Resurrection

Refections on the Resurrection Rae Litting, New South Wales Regional Meeting One of the key Christian doctrines is the doctrine of the resurrection of Jesus.  When I attended the Anglican Church in my youth, we recited the Apostles Creed every Sunday, including...