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Shapers of Early Methodism: Charles Wesley

Posted on : March 28, 2018

John Wesley did not single-handedly lead the Methodist movement, but was assisted by a number of clergy and lay allies. This year I want to look at three of the most significant. We begin by… Continue Reading

A Life of Silence Breaking: Katharine Bushnell, MD

Posted on : March 22, 2018

Those who broke the silence on sexual harassment and abuse were honored as TIME magazine’s 2017 “Person[s] of the Year.” Exposing an epidemic of abuse, the “Silence Breakers” span the globe and include every demographic.… Continue Reading

The Missional Conversation, Twenty Years Later

Posted on : March 15, 2018

In 1998 a team of six missiologists, under the auspices of the Gospel and Our Culture Network (GOCN), published a research project entitled Missional Church: A Vision of the Sending of the Church in North… Continue Reading

Why People Don’t Matter Today (But Why They Should)

Posted on : March 8, 2018

Sadly, there are all sorts of reasons why people do not matter today. These reasons are laid out in two recent books—Why People Matter: A Christian Engagement with Rival Views of Human Significance (Baker Academic,… Continue Reading

Christian Fundraising in a Pragmatic Culture

Posted on : March 2, 2018

As the President of a theological institution, I was responsible to meet with donors, advocate for a cause, and make the ask. On this particular occasion, however, I was not there for that purpose. It… 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 …