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Theology and the “Emerging Church”

Posted on : February 24, 2016

My first exposure to what became known as the emerging church occurred during my senior year of high school in late 1991 when I started attending NewSong in Covina, California. They met in a junior… Continue Reading

Theology and the “Emerging Church”

Posted on : February 24, 2016

My first exposure to what became known as the emerging church occurred during my senior year of high school in late 1991 when I started attending NewSong in Covina, California. They met in a junior… Continue Reading

The Future of Theological Education: A Reflection

Posted on : February 22, 2016

One of the advantages of crises is that they force us to return to the basics. And so many of us are asking a rather basic question: What is theological education? The question is just… Continue Reading

The Future of Theological Education: A Reflection

Posted on : February 22, 2016

One of the advantages of crises is that they force us to return to the basics. And so many of us are asking a rather basic question: What is theological education? The question is just… Continue Reading

The Future of Theological Education: A Reflection

Posted on : February 22, 2016

One of the advantages of crises is that they force us to return to the basics. And so many of us are asking a rather basic question: What is theological education? The question is just… Continue Reading

Talking to a Movie

Posted on : February 17, 2016

Once upon a time, in Buster Keaton’s immortal Sherlock Jr., a young projectionist falls asleep on the job. While his body sleeps, the young man’s spirit awakens. Bewildered at first, his spirit sees the movie… Continue Reading

Talking to a Movie

Posted on : February 17, 2016

Once upon a time, in Buster Keaton’s immortal Sherlock Jr., a young projectionist falls asleep on the job. While his body sleeps, the young man’s spirit awakens. Bewildered at first, his spirit sees the movie… Continue Reading

Building a New Testament Library: Romans – Ephesians

Posted on : February 10, 2016

It is fair to say that more commentaries are published on the letters of Paul from Romans through Ephesians than most other biblical books. This is a blessing but also presents a challenge as students… Continue Reading

The Musicality of Wesleyan Catechesis, Part Two

Posted on : February 8, 2016

In “The Musicality of Catechesis,” we saw how the virtuoso performance of the catechetical teaching and preaching of Augustine cannot be fully grasped without resort to a category like musicality. Applying this insight to the… Continue Reading

The Musicality of Wesleyan Catechesis, Part Two

Posted on : February 8, 2016

In “The Musicality of Catechesis,” we saw how the virtuoso performance of the catechetical teaching and preaching of Augustine cannot be fully grasped without resort to a category like musicality. Applying this insight to the… Continue Reading

Salvation Is a Present Thing

Posted on : February 3, 2016

“Salvation” is a word commonly used to refer to our eternal destiny. When some Christians ask, “Are you saved?” they usually mean: “Do you know God has forgiven your sins and that you will go… 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 …