Download the entire Friendship issue and the set of six Study Guides. Or, download individual pieces by clicking the titles below.
"Moving Beyond Friendly to Friendship," by Carolinne White
"I Have Called You Friends," by Gail R. O'Day
"A School of Christian Love," by Paul J. Wadell
"Friendship's Role in Coming to Know as We Are Known," by Caroline J. Simon
"Literature and the Real Meaning of Mentorship," by Vigen Guroian
"Depicting Christ's Friends," by Heidi J. Hornik, on the Flemish sculpture The Last Supper and Domenico Ghirlandaio's The Last Supper
"Near the Cross of Jesus," by Heidi J. Hornik, on Lorenzo Monaco's The Crucified Christ between the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist and Hendrik Terbrugghen's The Crucifixion with the Virgin and Saint John
Hymn and Worship Service
"Their Shoulders Bend as Low as Mine," by Terry W. York and C. David Bolin
Worship Service, by Eric Mathis
"Love, Death, and Friendship in the Harry Potter Novels," by John Killinger
"The Neighborhood: A Company of Friends," by Kyle Childress
Other Voices, Quotations on Friendship
"Sacred Companions," by Christy Morr
Richard Lamb, The Pursuit of God in the Company of Friends
Upper Room Books, Companions in Christ
Group Publishing, Friendship: Creating a Culture of Connectivity
"The Practice of Christian Friendship," by Ruth E. Groenhout
Gilbert Meilaender, Friendship: A Study in Theological Ethics
Caroline J. Simon, The Disciplined Heart: Love, Destiny, and Imagination
Paul J. Wadell, Becoming Friends: Worship, Justice, and the Practice of Christian Friendship
Mother Mary Frances, P.C.C., But I Have Called You Friends
Study Guides and Lesson Plans (Download the set of six Study Guides)
"Moving Beyond Friendly to Friendship"
"I Have Called You Friends"
"The Beloved Disciple"
"A School of Christian Love"
"Friendship's Role in Coming to Know as We Are Known"
"The Meaning of Mentorship"