En estos días se está hablando mucho en mi (ciertamente muy limitado) sector del mundo sobre lo que significa ser wesleyano. En este caso,…
Tag: John Wesley
Reacting to the Image of God: Wesley and Worth
I try my best not to get drawn into the hot fire of the cultural moment. One of my great fears for our moment…
Cómo es la Providencia
A veces parece que las personas que provienen de orígenes metodistas wesleyanos tienen una relación "a distancia" con la idea de la providencia. En…
The Surprising Call to Gentleness
Gentleness isn’t weakness; it’s strength with a sense of humor.
Social Media & Holiness
Social media was not helping me love God and my neighbor. This was not contributing to my holiness. We can’t live in a way that tears down fellow humans.
Omar Al-Rikabi ~ Being a Waffle House Church in the Storm
The folks at Waffle House have a whole system for keeping restaurants open in a storm. They know how to do natural disasters. We need to be a “Waffle House church,” first offering people the body and blood of Jesus Christ, then offering a full menu of the faith even in the midst the storm.
Andrew Thompson ~ Reaction in Relationships: The Power to Forgive
We don’t seem to know how to choose love rather than reaction. Forgiveness is the very rhythm of redemption – our redemption and the redemption of all our relationships.
Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ What Is A Wesleyan Theology of Sanctification?
Holiness must be derived from something holy in and of itself. Where God breaks in, there is holiness. We don’t strain and strive to become our version of holy – John Wesley tried that, it didn’t go well.
Brian Yeich ~ Where Is Your Zeal Focused? Lessons from Francis Asbury
“Asbury’s zeal for God and his commitment to preach and teach the gospel is now legendary, but it was never meant to be extraordinary – it was meant to be the ordinary work of everyday Methodists.”
Brian Yeich ~ What Providence Looks Like
“Providence does not mean that we have no free will. God’s providence does not rule out human freedom. Providence is not opposed to cooperation with God. Providence does not mean we are off the hook or that we have no sense of responsibility when it comes to spiritual growth. Rather, we cooperate with God as we grow in our faith by practicing spiritual disciplines or the means of grace.”