Steve Moore

Serving and changing the world as a foundation CEO

The CEO and executive director of the Murdock Trust has turned to other John Wesley Fellows about how to apply Wesleyan distinctives in the 21st-century context.

Ben Witherington

A New Testament scholar influencing the culture

Witherington, a professor at Asbury Theological Seminary who has written more than 40 books, conducts seminars to combat Biblical illiteracy and is interviewed frequently on radio and TV.

Laceye Warner

A pastoral scholar serving as a seminary leader

Warner at Duke Divinity School says the John Wesley Fellowship brings together the church and the academy for the renewal of the church in the world.

Kenda Creasy Dean

A scholar leading conversations on the theology of youth ministry

A professor at Princeton Theological Seminary, Dean has written several books on youth and the church and is working on another as she supervises interns at a student-run church in Kingston, N.J. She also co-founded Ministry Incubators to help young church leaders turn entrepreneurial ideas into sustainable ministry.

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Teaching laity and clergy to lead missional communities

Dean, Duke Divinity School Professor of Missional and Pastoral Theology The work of The Missional Wisdom Foundation that she and her students founded has begun to influence the heart of United Methodism, she says, as more annual conferences are financially supporting laity and clergy who want training to bring missional vision and practices to their churches.

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A pastor leading interfaith dialogue

The longtime pastor of a Florida church led his congregation to model the “extraordinary love and compassion” of Christ in their public response to hateful actions toward their Muslim neighbors.

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April 6, 2020

We’re living in a world of division, and that division is defining. We put ourselves in groups and make alliances, and then we define ourselves by these groups. In fact, we ...

April 1, 2020

For anyone interested in theological readings of the Old Testament, one of the most exciting recent publications has been Robert Alter’s The Hebrew Bible: A Translation with Commentary (3 vols.; Norton, ...

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January 30, 2020
AFTE is now accepting applications to teach internationally for 2020.  Locations include Russia and Vietnam as well as additional international ...
December 4, 2019
AFTE is now accepting scholarship applications for 2020.  Applications and required supporting materials are due in the AFTE office no ...