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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May 27, 2020

For several years I served as a pastor in a town located hours away from the nearest theological library, so I have experienced the need to invest in good resources for ...

May 11, 2020

Everyone is hoping for an end to our present COVID-19 crisis. It is one of the few hopes that is truly universal in our divisive era. But what do we mean? ...

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May 15, 2020
The 2020 AFTE Christmas Conference will take place at The Woodlands United Methodist Church in The Woodlands, Texas December 10-12, 2020. Please pencil in this date on your calendar to attend and fill out/return the registration form to the AFTE Coordinator ...
May 15, 2020
A Foundation for Theological Education (AFTE) John Wesley Fellowships have been awarded to five doctoral students. The John Wesley Fellows program is designed to promote the renewal of theological education by supporting promising scholars in the Wesleyan tradition who are committed to ...