Mission and the Future of The Friends Church (Barclay Press)

My Barclay Press essay for July is now online. It’s about the Anabaptist Vision, Mission and the what that has to do with where we are going as Friends. Here’s a short quote:

Ironically enough, that which most often gets overlooked, mission/missions, is the very thing necessary to do what these projects set out to accomplish. I am not opposed to making these lists, so long as they are not reductionistic and miss the very essence of the church!

Visit Barclay Press if you’re interested in reading it!

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Wess

...is the William R. Roger Director of Friends Center and Quaker Studies at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC., PhD in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary, served as a "released minister" at Camas Friends Church, and father of three. He enjoys sketchnoting, sharing conversation over coffee with a friend, listening to vinyl and writing creative nonfiction.