New article online: Contemplation leads to peace
Cherice Bock believes that if it wasn’t for the importance of activism in following Jesus she would have left the church long ago. She is a member of the Religious Society of Friends, and for the Quakers activism around issues of peace and justice is central to their faith.
“Jesus encouraged his followers not to seek quick fixes but to connect with the Spirit of God and translate that relationship into action. He spoke of a kingdom that would break down barriers of class, ethnicity, gender and hierarchy, replacing these walls with bonds of love.”