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Social Media and the Church: Communication among the Masses

Posted on : April 22, 2015

Long before Facebook, Twitter, and Pandora, communities enjoyed sharing each other’s personal updates, receiving public alerts, and hearing entertaining music. Giving validity to the proverb “There is nothing new under the sun,” understanding social media… Continue Reading

The Power and Influence of an Ill-Researched Sermon

Posted on : April 13, 2015

In 591, Pope Gregory (The Great), preached a sermon in which he conflated three NT women into one. He identified Mary of Bethany with Mary Magdalene with the immoral woman of Luke 7, forever casting… Continue Reading

The Power and Influence of an Ill-Researched Sermon

Posted on : April 13, 2015

In 591, Pope Gregory (The Great), preached a sermon in which he conflated three NT women into one. He identified Mary of Bethany with Mary Magdalene with the immoral woman of Luke 7, forever casting… Continue Reading

A Trinity of Love

Posted on : April 8, 2015

I have been asked on more than one occasion to explain how God can be three persons while remaining one God. These inquirers would believe in a triune God, I was assured, if only I… Continue Reading

How to Help the Poor…and How Not To

Posted on : April 6, 2015

“Thanks so much, Jerry! I don’t know what I would have done without you. I am sure this will be the last time.” As Tony left his office, Jerry thought, “No, it won’t be the… Continue Reading
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January 23, 2023

“An abba said, ‘The prophets wrote books, then came our fathers, who put them into practice. Those who came after them learnt them by heart. Then came the present generation, who …

January 23, 2023

“An abba said, ‘The prophets wrote books, then came our fathers, who put them into practice. Those who came after them learnt them by heart. Then came the present generation, who …

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December 16, 2022

AFTE is now accepting scholarship applications for 2023. Applications and required supporting materials are due in the AFTE office no …

July 1, 2022

A Foundation for Theological Education (AFTE) John Wesley Fellowships have been awarded to six doctoral students. The John Wesley Fellows …