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Being Salt and Light: Excerpts from the Plenary Speeches from the 2012 World Conference of Friends held in Kenya

Author: Friends World Committee for Consultation
Summary: Excerpts from plenary speeches given at the historic World Conference of Friends that took place at Kabarak University in Kenya in April 2012. Over 850 Friends from 51 countries around the world gathered to worship, sing, dance, hear talks, participate in workshops, and learn from each other.
Country: Kenya, Nepal, Philippines, Cuba, New Zealand, Britain, USA, Rwanda, Burundi
WQF publication year: 2013
Publisher: WQF

Being Truthful

Author: Heather C. Moir
Summary: Michener Lecture, Southeastern YM, 2003. Lifelong Friend active in FWCC gives observations on the Friends testimony of integrity, with references to the Bible and Friends history.
Country: USA
WQF publication year: 2003
Publisher: Southeastern Yearly Meeting Publications

Bringing Business into the Light

Author: Richard Holden
Summary: Author sets forth real-life examples of challenges faced and choices made in the workplace.
Country: USA
WQF publication year: 2009
Publisher: The Earlhamite

Self-Giving Love

Author: Susumu Ishitani
Summary: Talk given at World Conference of Friends in The Netherlands in 1991. Japanese Friend gives example of how we can live in Christian-type "self-giving love."
Country: Japan
WQF publication year: 1992
Publisher: WQF

To do Nothing

Author: Tina Coffin
WQF publication year: 2010
Publisher: WQF

Workplace as Spiritual Classroom

Author: Katherine Coon
Summary: Lessons learned in the workplace.
Country: USA
WQF publication year: 2009
Publisher: What Canst Thou Say?

You Are Your Brother's Keeper---The Divine Imperative

Author: Simeon Shitemi
Summary: Keynote talk given at FUM Triennial sometime in the early 1980s. Pastor from Kenya urges us to live with integrity and peace, rather than becoming enmeshed in materialistic things.
Country: Kenya
WQF publication year: 1984
Publisher: Friends United Meeting

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