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Shapers of Early Methodism: William Grimshaw

Posted on : April 30, 2018

It would be hard to overestimate the impact of William Grimshaw’s ministry in northern England. He was one of the most conscientious parish pastors of his day, yet also an itinerant preacher who turned his… Continue Reading

Formation for Ministry in a Secular Age (3): Ministerial Practices

Posted on : April 23, 2018

In part one and two of this series on “Formation for Ministry in a Secular Age,” we explored the cultural situation in which the church finds itself today and a few sources of wisdom for… Continue Reading

Formation for Ministry in a Secular Age (2): Sources of Wisdom

Posted on : April 16, 2018

In part one of this series on “Formation for Ministry in a Secular Age,” we explored the cultural situation in which the church finds itself today. As the church seeks to live faithfully in this… Continue Reading

Formation for Ministry in a Secular Age (1): The Situation We Find Ourselves In

Posted on : April 9, 2018

The social and cultural context of the church in North America is aptly described as post Christian or post-Christendom. It is rightly observed that the church, which a generation ago had a voice, some authority,… Continue Reading

The Holy Spirit and Mission: From Matthew to Luke and Back Again

Posted on : April 2, 2018

Ever since William Carey founded evangelical missiology with the publication of his famous “Enquiry” in 1792, missions have been justified chiefly by recourse to the Great Commission of Jesus to his disciples in Matt 28:18-20,… 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 …