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Race, Religion, and Politics

Posted on : October 26, 2020

It is sometimes heard in our society that religion and politics are topics one should avoid because these topics are controversial and lead to heated arguments and disagreements. At the present, the issue of race… Continue Reading

The Legacy of Larry W. Hurtado: New Testament Studies and Early Christian Origins

Posted on : October 21, 2020

The impact of Larry W. Hurtado’s work on the study of the New Testament and early Christian origins has been broad and deep, leaving a lasting impression on biblical scholarship. As indicated by the title… Continue Reading

Technology as Prudential Means of Grace

Posted on : October 19, 2020

One of the greatest opportunities for the church of Jesus Christ in the twenty-first century is the availability of incredible technology for communicating God’s grace, truth, and ways of faithful discipleship—not only in virtual worship… Continue Reading

Technology as Prudential Means of Grace

Posted on : October 19, 2020

One of the greatest opportunities for the church of Jesus Christ in the twenty-first century is the availability of incredible technology for communicating God’s grace, truth, and ways of faithful discipleship—not only in virtual worship… Continue Reading

The Hole in Our Training: An Open Letter of Appeal to All Seminarians

Posted on : October 14, 2020

You don’t need to attend seminary very long before you hear various horror stories of men and women who were trained by godly professors, entered the ministry, and didn’t make it. I was one of… Continue Reading

The Hole in Our Training: An Open Letter of Appeal to All Seminarians

Posted on : October 14, 2020

You don’t need to attend seminary very long before you hear various horror stories of men and women who were trained by godly professors, entered the ministry, and didn’t make it. I was one of… Continue Reading

Leaders, Don’t Miss the Opportunity in the Crisis

Posted on : October 12, 2020

Leaders around the world are feeling the effects of our global crisis on many fronts. Yet, the current situation does not need to be debilitating. Innovative leaders see a crisis as a catalyst, not a… Continue Reading

Leaders, Don’t Miss the Opportunity in the Crisis

Posted on : October 12, 2020

Leaders around the world are feeling the effects of our global crisis on many fronts. Yet, the current situation does not need to be debilitating. Innovative leaders see a crisis as a catalyst, not a… Continue Reading

The Trinity as Practical Divinity: Charles Wesley

Posted on : October 7, 2020

While the doctrine of the Trinity is at the bedrock of Christian faith, it has also been a stumbling block for many. If it could only be explained, persons say, if it could only be… Continue Reading

Tired of Gnosticism

Posted on : October 5, 2020

Like everyone else in higher education this year, I am teaching classes at least in part through a digital medium. My own institution is doing a hybrid model whereby I have half of my students… 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 …