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28 July 2006

Discernment in Community: What Leads to Life? - preview
The following was the column I wrote for the PYM News in February of 2005 following my participation in a conference on Spiritual Discernment with other Friends
  • I attach it with the thought it might be useful as an addendum to my final report

  • Last month I attended a conference on "Discerning the Leadership of Christ for the Church
  • " It involved people from several denominations
  • One common characteristic of all participants was their desire for their communities of faith to find ways to make decisions around difficult issues that allowed them to find unity under Divine leadership in those decisions - rather than political maneuvering and partisan wrangling all said they see far too often, and experience as draining the life from their communities and ministries

  • Thomas Jeavons, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

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