A Working Preacher

Joy J. Moore is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church and on September 1, 2020 moves into the role of Vice President for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean at Luther Seminary.…

Following Wherever the Lord Leads

Matt Sigler was born into a family of Methodist pastors (Alabama West-Florida) and he came to faith when six years old.  Matt says,  “In the summer of 1995, I experienced a deeper work of God’s grace in my life. It was an Aldersgate-type experience; one I still hold to as an anchor point in my walk with the Lord. Throughout …

A Focus On What Changes People

Esther Chung-Kim is a Religious Studies professor specializing in the history of world Christianity, including the European Reformations at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California.…

John Wesley Fellows Help Shape Calling to Ministry

Ken Loyer is the Lead Pastor of Spry Church in York, Pennsylvania. A native of York County, Ken has degrees from Messiah College and Duke Divinity School. He received his Ph.D in theology from Southern Methodist University. Ken is also an author and has written Holy Communion: Celebrating God With Us and God’s Love Through the Spirit:

Called to Teach and Preach

In 1996, Mathieu was part of the Youth for Christ movement as a member and shortly later as a leader. Youth for Christ relied on alumni in professional life for their preaching and teaching schedules.…

John Wesley Fellow serving as SMU Perkins School of Theology Dean

Craig C. Hill is Dean and Professor of New Testament at Southern Methodist University’s Perkins School of Theology, moving from Duke Divinity School in July 2016, where he was Professor of Theological Pedagogy and the founding director of two degree programs.…

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July 12, 2021

This summer I have been practicing the recorder daily for the first time since elementary school. The recorder is different in almost every respect from the instrument on which I was …

July 5, 2021

It’s become a regular practice of mine to open class with my students each week by exploring Scripture through guided meditations based on ancient practices of the church. Feedback from my …

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April 14, 2021

A Foundation for Theological Education (AFTE) John Wesley Fellowships have been awarded to three 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 the classical Christian faith, a robust Wesleyan understanding of Christian doctrine, and spiritual renewal of the Church and its people in service to the world.  

April 13, 2021

“To everything, there is a season and a time for every purpose under the heaven.” – Ecclesiastes 3:1

The World Methodist Council announces that the Museum contents in entirety will go to Bridwell Library, Perkins School of Theology and SMU Libraries at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX.

The Archival Committee carefully reviewed all the proposals that were received from institutions and individuals, and after prayerful discernment, chose Bridwell Library as it will allow the World Methodist Council Museum collection to continue.