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Shapers of Early Methodism: John Fletcher

Posted on : May 28, 2018

Next to his brother Charles, no one played a more significant role in John Wesley’s Methodism than John Fletcher. Although little remembered today, Fletcher’s theological works were read alongside the Wesley brothers by Methodists on… Continue Reading

Thinking about Holiness

Posted on : May 21, 2018

I sometimes find what Scripture says to be puzzling. I doubt that I am alone. Yet, at other times and perhaps even more often, I find the way that many self-professing Christians respond to Scripture… Continue Reading

Thinking about Holiness

Posted on : May 21, 2018

I sometimes find what Scripture says to be puzzling. I doubt that I am alone. Yet, at other times and perhaps even more often, I find the way that many self-professing Christians respond to Scripture… Continue Reading

Reforming the Reformation (2): If Faith is Allegiance, then What is Justification by Faith?

Posted on : May 14, 2018

Contrary to Luther and his many heirs, the biblical gospel is not “justification by faith.” Nor is the gospel the Roman Road. It is not “trusting in Jesus’s righteousness alone.” These are not even accurate… Continue Reading

Reforming the Reformation (2): If Faith is Allegiance, then What is Justification by Faith?

Posted on : May 14, 2018

Contrary to Luther and his many heirs, the biblical gospel is not “justification by faith.” Nor is the gospel the Roman Road. It is not “trusting in Jesus’s righteousness alone.” These are not even accurate… Continue Reading

Reforming the Reformation (1): Is “Justification by Faith” the Gospel?

Posted on : May 7, 2018

There are many false gospels, but justification by faith—the hallmark of the Protestant Reformation—might prove to be the most surprising false gospel of all. Let’s climb together—through the rafters, above the sanctuary, and out to… 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 …