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Stan Thornburg
Thoughts on quitting a church. Page 2

Rick Hunt
Crossroads for church planting. Page 6

Celia Mueller
Restoring meaning to church membership. Page 8

James E. Morris
Missionary voice: Friends reach out to Rwanda. Page 10

Maurice Roberts
A mission field without missionaries. Page 12

Cindy Briggs
His miracles never cease. Page 14

Thomas B. Welch
Cards no one wanted. Page 28

Regular Features
The Sense of the Meeting 15
The Face of the World 16
First Day News 17
A Certain Shaft of Light 20
Friends Write 21
Books 22
Friends Concerns 24
Friends Gather 26
Friends Record 27


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Evangelical Friend, April 1986 (Vol. 19, No. 8)