Note from the Editor: The sudden news of Dr. William Abraham’s death sent Methodists around the globe reeling. Immediately, a flood a tributes began…
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 Startling Poetry of Madeleine L’Engle
It is startling to encounter words that easily puncture what troubles us, in a moment aching for the holy iconoclasm of the poetry of Madeleine L’Engle.
Language About God: Interviewing Dr. Jackson Lashier
The path forward, then, is to remember the central teaching of the Trinity. It is not that God is male. It is that God is relational in God’s essence.
Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ Discussing Theological Education on the Wesley Seminary Podcast
Theology matters; pastors and chaplains with robust appreciation for theology are well-positioned to engage.
Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ Living with Gracious Conviction
These habits will help form a posture of communicating – of living – with gracious conviction. Most of them rely on humility in action; they show and shape perspective at the same time. They are habits learned as we follow Jesus around as his apprentices. They don’t always come easily; as we learn, we still fall short. But this is the Jesus way. We can’t do less – and by God’s grace, it will become easier.
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.
Justus Hunter ~ Noise Without Word: Worship in a World of Static
“Ours is an age of noise. We exchange our history for comforting lies of other gods. We exchange our worship for spectacles. We exchange true justice for parodies, imitations, mimicry. We fill our lives with noise. We silence the Word of the Lord.
But the Word comes nevertheless, not in an earthquake or fire or rushing wind, but in this man, Jesus the Christ.”
Aaron Duvall ~ Good God: The Problem of Morality
“We actually get to see what a fully moral person looks like: it’s Jesus.”