AFTE Names 2021 John Wesley Fellows

A Foundation for Theological Education (AFTE) John Wesley Fellowships have been awarded to three doctoral students.

The John Wesley Fellows program is designed to promote the renewal of theological education by supporting promising scholars in the Wesleyan tradition who are …

Council Awards SMU’s Bridwell Library World Methodist Museum Collections

“To everything, there is a season and a time for every purpose under the heaven.”
– Ecclesiastes 3:1

The World Methodist Council announces that the Museum contents in entirety will go to Bridwell Library, Perkins School of Theology and SMU …

JWF Launches Podcasts

We have great news to share! The AFTE Advisory Task Force has been busy working on developing podcasts and they are up and running on AFTESITE.ORG! Episodes are available on our website here and wherever you access podcasts. Be …

2020 JWF Christmas Conference!

The 2020 AFTE Christmas Conference will take place December 10-12, 2020. This year the conference will be held virtually via online conferencing. Please pencil in this date on your calendar to attend and fill out/return the registration form to Sheri …

Esther Chung-Kim

A Focus On What Changes People

Esther Chung-Kim is a Religious Studies professor specializing in the history of world Christianity, including the European Reformations at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California.

Joy J. Moore

A Working Preacher

Joy J. Moore is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church and on September 1, 2020 moves into the role of Vice President for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean at Luther Seminary.

Kevin Watson

A Calling to Church Renewal

If asked to describe himself, Kevin Watson would tell you that he is a seminary professor and an author who writes books for professors and “ordinary” people.

Mathieu Gnonhoussou

Called to Teach and Preach

In 1996, Mathieu was part of the Youth for Christ movement as a member and shortly later as a leader. Youth for Christ relied on alumni in professional life for their preaching and teaching schedules.

Matt Sigler

Following Wherever the Lord Leads

Matt Sigler was born into a family of Methodist pastors (Alabama West-Florida) and he came to faith when six years old.  Matt says,  “In the summer of 1995, I experienced a deeper work of God’s

Ken Loyer

John Wesley Fellows Help Shape Calling to Ministry

Ken Loyer is the Lead Pastor of Spry Church in York, Pennsylvania. A native of York County, Ken has degrees from Messiah College and Duke Divinity School. He received his Ph.D in

Craig C. Hill

John Wesley Fellow serving as SMU Perkins School of Theology Dean

Craig C. Hill is Dean and Professor of New Testament at Southern Methodist University’s Perkins School of Theology, moving from Duke Divinity School in July 2016, where he was

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April 14, 2021

Diversity is an intrinsically complex concept. It is not redundant, nor a case of circular reasoning, to say that there multiple ways to think about diversity. The term itself invites as …

April 14, 2021

Diversity is an intrinsically complex concept. It is not redundant, nor a case of circular reasoning, to say that there multiple ways to think about diversity. The term itself invites as …

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April 14, 2021

A Foundation for Theological Education (AFTE) John Wesley Fellowships have been awarded to three doctoral students.

The John Wesley Fellows …

April 13, 2021

“To everything, there is a season and a time for every purpose under the heaven.” – Ecclesiastes 3:1

The World …