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A Good Trauma Bond: Doing Theology with People Whom You Disagree

Posted on : April 27, 2016

Over the course of nearly two years, between 2013 and 2015, I had the distinct privilege of cowriting a textbook for evangelical communities on the ever-important topic of environmental studies. The book was eventually called… Continue Reading

A Good Trauma Bond: Doing Theology with People Whom You Disagree

Posted on : April 27, 2016

Over the course of nearly two years, between 2013 and 2015, I had the distinct privilege of cowriting a textbook for evangelical communities on the ever-important topic of environmental studies. The book was eventually called… Continue Reading

Youth Ministry Resources

Posted on : April 20, 2016

Building one’s library is an essential aspect of any youth worker’s job. In this resource essay, we will explore several of what I think are the best books, periodicals, and websites of which anyone seeking… Continue Reading

Leaders in the Bible (Who Happen to Be Women) (1)

Posted on : April 18, 2016

I recently spoke with a young woman who was thinking about leaving the Christian university she was attending. She was on fire for God and wanted to preach the gospel, but had been told that… Continue Reading

Building a New Testament Library: Hebrews – Revelation

Posted on : April 13, 2016

The Gospels and Paul’s letters rightly deserve the vast attention paid to them, yet the final third of the NT has its own truth to tell. Fortunately for us, faithful interpretive guides for the final… Continue Reading

Critical Shifts for Embracing God’s 21st Century Mission (3)

Posted on : April 11, 2016

In my first two installments of “Critical Shifts for Embracing God’s 21st Century Mission,” we explored the need to move “From Preaching to the Choir to Communicating with Cultural Clarity” and “From Waiting for Rock… Continue Reading

Critical Shifts for Embracing God’s 21st Century Mission (3)

Posted on : April 11, 2016

In my first two installments of “Critical Shifts for Embracing God’s 21st Century Mission,” we explored the need to move “From Preaching to the Choir to Communicating with Cultural Clarity” and “From Waiting for Rock… Continue Reading

Great Commandment Evangelism

Posted on : April 6, 2016

Evangelism today is often described as done in obedience to the Great Commission of Matt 28:16–20. This passage is widely appealed to as our motivation for evangelism, and analyzed in depth for clues regarding the… Continue Reading

Improving Our Marks in the Apocalypse (3)

Posted on : April 4, 2016

[This is part three of a three-part series. Part one. Part two.] Response: Dates → Confession As real as the allure of evil and the appetite for destruction is the human fascination with predicting the… Continue Reading

Improving Our Marks in the Apocalypse (3)

Posted on : April 4, 2016

[This is part three of a three-part series. Part one. Part two.] Response: Dates → Confession As real as the allure of evil and the appetite for destruction is the human fascination with predicting the… Continue Reading
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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 …