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The Religion of the Heart

Posted on : November 30, 2016

For John Wesley there were a number of turning points by which he gained new insight that decisively shaped not only his theology but his life. This year in Consider Wesley I want to describe… Continue Reading

Theology after the Missional Turn (3)

Posted on : November 23, 2016

The first two parts of this essay dealt with two reasons the missional turn matters: the mainstreaming of missiology and theological innovation. After the missional turn, local churches have begun to think theologically like missionaries,… Continue Reading

Theology after the Missional Turn (2)

Posted on : November 16, 2016

In the first part of this essay I began with this key question: Why does the missional turn matter? Specifically, how has missional theology addressed the seismic cultural shifts that have shaken the Western church?… Continue Reading

Jesus’s Second Coming – When? What? How?

Posted on : November 14, 2016

From the earliest days, Christians have asked “When is Christ coming back?” sometimes coming up with specific answers. Get on the internet and do a search on “predictions of Christ’s return” and you’ll see abundant… Continue Reading

Jesus’s Second Coming – When? What? How?

Posted on : November 14, 2016

From the earliest days, Christians have asked “When is Christ coming back?” sometimes coming up with specific answers. Get on the internet and do a search on “predictions of Christ’s return” and you’ll see abundant… Continue Reading

Theology after the Missional Turn (1)

Posted on : November 9, 2016

The emergence of missional theology has been epoch making. For many who have self-identified with the term missional, that’s the idea, anyway — a paradigm shift, a radical turn. Call our context secularism, postmodernity, post-Christendom,… Continue Reading

Theology after the Missional Turn (1)

Posted on : November 9, 2016

The emergence of missional theology has been epoch making. For many who have self-identified with the term missional, that’s the idea, anyway — a paradigm shift, a radical turn. Call our context secularism, postmodernity, post-Christendom,… Continue Reading

The Politics of Enemy-Love

Posted on : November 7, 2016

“Love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you so that you may be children of your Father in heaven.” To whom are these words addressed and what are their political significance? Let me… Continue Reading

Building an Old Testament Library: Genesis — Ruth

Posted on : November 2, 2016

The years since this survey last appeared have seen important additions to the list, several new series (one, exclusively digital), and increasing interest in helping pastors. For Genesis, Kenneth A. Mathews (New American Commentary 1A–B… Continue Reading

Building an Old Testament Library: Genesis — Ruth

Posted on : November 2, 2016

The years since this survey last appeared have seen important additions to the list, several new series (one, exclusively digital), and increasing interest in helping pastors. For Genesis, Kenneth A. Mathews (New American Commentary 1A–B… 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 …