Catalyst

The Emaciated Soldier Wearing the Armor of God

Posted on : May 22, 2017

A recent — and unfortunate — trend in Christian culture is the growth of the “dones.” These are Christians who at one time were active in the church but, for a variety of reasons, have… Continue Reading

Are All Biases Created Equal?

Posted on : May 15, 2017

I recall a conversation with a friend recently (hardly the first of its kind and one I am betting many of you have also experienced). A generalized version went something like this: Him: Well, I… Continue Reading

Guiding the Church into Faith

Posted on : May 10, 2017

Throughout its short history, The United Methodist Church has worked ingeniously to sideline its own doctrinal commitments to a third-order theory of knowledge (a.k.a., “the Quadrilateral”). We have forgotten what binds us to other Christian… Continue Reading

Redeeming the Curse of Work through Charity: A Maximum Moral Income

Posted on : May 8, 2017

What follows is not a radical proposal. I am confident that Mr. Wesley, let alone Jesus, considers that it does not go far enough, but it is a start. The proposal is not original with… 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 …