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Building an Old Testament Library: 1 Samuel – Job

Posted on : January 25, 2017

1 and 2 Samuel stand apart as a sublime expression of narrative artistry, an account of the turbulent transition from tribal society to kingdom, and the theological charter for the Davidic monarchy. David G. Firth… Continue Reading

Religious Freedom’s Grim Reality and Challenge

Posted on : January 23, 2017

I’m not proud of it, but I must admit that for much of my life I’ve taken religious freedom for granted. I was born in the US, so I enjoy the freedoms that belong to… Continue Reading

The Gift of Faith

Posted on : January 17, 2017

In this year’s Consider Wesley we are looking at some key turning points in John Wesley’s life and theology. In the first article we examined his 1725 commitment to holiness of heart and life, or… Continue Reading

Bodies Revealed, Bodies Restored

Posted on : January 16, 2017

Over Thanksgiving Break I had the opportunity to visit the “Bodies Revealed” exhibit at the local library in my home county (the Bossard Memorial Library in Gallipolis, OH). My family was so excited to go… Continue Reading

Christian Salvation: Communal, Political

Posted on : January 9, 2017

Are you saved? No, not yet. John Wesley said Christianity is essentially a social religion. By that term he didn’t mean that Christianity must be concerned with social justice along with personal holiness. He meant… Continue Reading

Conversations with Scripture (2): Growing through Questions

Posted on : January 2, 2017

“The quality of your life is the quality of your questions.” (Anthony Robbins) The courage to ask questions is the pathway to deep insight and growth. Children instinctively understand this. One of the first signs… 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 …