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We Need Vision

Posted on : March 27, 2019

After a controversial final match at the US Open between tennis stars Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams, an Australian newspaper published a racist cartoon of Williams that is reminiscent of historical discriminatory images of people… Continue Reading

Formation in the Seminary Context

Posted on : March 20, 2019

Students come to seminary from a broad range of experiences with the Christian faith. Many come with experiences of God but little training in theology, church history, or the careful reading of Scripture. Others have… Continue Reading

Formation in the Seminary Context

Posted on : March 20, 2019

Students come to seminary from a broad range of experiences with the Christian faith. Many come with experiences of God but little training in theology, church history, or the careful reading of Scripture. Others have… Continue Reading

Why “Creator, Redeemer, Sustainer” Should Not Be Used in the Liturgy

Posted on : March 18, 2019

The Trinitarian formula “Creator, Redeemer, Sustainer” has been around for some time, but seems now to be gaining traction as an appropriate, liturgical form of prayer to the Triune God. One can understand and appreciate… Continue Reading

Orthodox and Feminist

Posted on : March 11, 2019

The fallacy that women are inferior to men is one of the most obstinate and damaging delusions in Christian history. Multitudes of lives, institutions, and subcultures have been shaped by this misconception. Why is it… Continue Reading

Faith-Formation in a Secular Age

Posted on : March 6, 2019

In the shifting landscape of ministry, one question has seemed to garner the most attention: How can we keep (young) people in our church? Pushing deeper, we wonder: How can we form a faith that… Continue Reading

The Reality of Doctrinal, Ecclesial, and Interpretive Pluralism

Posted on : March 4, 2019

Most Christian churches would say that they base their beliefs on the Bible. Some even stress that they “teach the Bible and nothing but the Bible.” There are over 30,000 denominations today with scores of… 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 …