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I Believe in Preaching

Posted on : October 30, 2019

“Almighty God, on this day you opened the way of eternal life to every race and nation by the promised gift of your Holy Spirit: Shed abroad this gift throughout the world by the preaching… Continue Reading

I Believe in Preaching

Posted on : October 30, 2019

“Almighty God, on this day you opened the way of eternal life to every race and nation by the promised gift of your Holy Spirit: Shed abroad this gift throughout the world by the preaching… Continue Reading

The Universality of Grace

Posted on : October 23, 2019

This year in Consider Wesley we want to look at four aspects of grace in Wesley’s theology. But before we begin with the first of these aspects, we should first see how John Wesley understood… Continue Reading

Being an Agent of Renewal in Times of Great Distress

Posted on : October 21, 2019

The latest mass murders, the opioid crisis, and the dozen or so tornadoes that recently ripped through the area where I live seemed to objectify a growing, gnawing angst in our land. Notwithstanding the very… Continue Reading

Reading the Scriptures with the Reformers: Romans 1-8

Posted on : October 16, 2019

Have you ever studied a Robert Silvers photograph? When Silvers was a student at the MIT Media Lab in the 1990s, he invented an art form. He merged ancient mosaic with modern photography and state-of-the… Continue Reading

Show Up and Pay Attention

Posted on : October 14, 2019

I was recently visiting my son who is away studying at university, and we attended Sunday worship at a church near his school. After the service, quite a few people stopped us to thank us… Continue Reading

There Are No “Better” People

Posted on : October 9, 2019

A friend of mine works at an elite liberal arts college in the US. All employees were required to attend a mandatory training on inclusivity led by the school’s “diversity officer.” The lecture was about… Continue Reading

God—Hidden in Plain Sight

Posted on : October 7, 2019

It is God’s desire not to have anyone perish but to come to repentance (2 Pet 3:9). You would think, then, that God’s existence would be more obvious. It is striking to note that the… Continue Reading

Building an Old Testament Library: Genesis—Ruth

Posted on : October 2, 2019

The first eight books of the Bible set the stage for God’s grand narrative in Scripture. The following commentaries provide readers with access to the current breadth and richness of scholarship and theological reflection on… 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 …