Number 4…

(This is a part of my “Top Ten things that drive me crazy about Quakers” list.)

4. Why aren’t U.S. Quakers exploding in growth?

Our combination of inward, deep spirituality with outward, passionate social activism is one that a postmodern world is crying out for. It drives me crazy that we aren’t catching on like a contagion. Why aren’t we exploding like an epidemic?

2 thoughts on “Number 4…

  1. I’ve wondered about this too. Especially when a postmodernist verbalizes what he or she is longing for and I think to myself, ‘The Friends have been doing that all along!’ Maybe they just can’t see through our peculiarities…


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