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Brian Shelton realized that gaining clarity when it comes to predestination and free will is to be found not in the synthesis of these two doctrines, but in their separation. Read about his journey into exploring the biblical foundation for prevenient grace.

There's a difference between how we treat homosexuality as an issue and how we treat people who struggle with homosexuality. Taylor Brown shares what we must do as the Church in terms of actual people.

Books on Jesus abound—why the need for another one? Aren’t the four Gospels and subsequent letters of the New Testament sufficient for us to understand him? Well, not necessarily so, claims N. T. Wright in his book Simply Jesus. Andrew Dragos offers a summary and takeaways in this book review.

In this article, Anthony J. Headley shares the reason for his recent book, Getting It Right: Christian Perfection and Wesley's Purposeful List (Emeth Press,...

M. Robert Mulholland Jr. (1936-2015) passed on to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 20st. He is survived by his wife, Lynn, and he left behind a rich legacy of biblical scholarship, pastoral care, and resources for spiritual formation.

What is the Gospel? Are we reducing it to simply a gospel of sin management? or is it most expansive? Scot McKnight's newest book, The King Jesus Gospel, tackles that question offering a fresh perspective on an age-old question. This Seedbed summary breaks down the book and offers a Wesleyan perspective on it. Read this summary to find out if this book is one that would be helpful to your ministry.

When Wesleyan ideas are put to the test, the theory makes for good logic and even better practice than Calvinism. Read Brian LePort's review of Calvin vs. Wesley, a recent book which generously compares these two compelling, and in some ways, competing traditions.

Most of us have heard of John Wesley, but do you know about George Whitfield? Stephen Wright shares some wisdom from a book about a giant of the faith and one of Wesley's contemporaries.

The most important book of 2016 is The Patient Ferment of the Early Church: The Improbable Rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire, by...

Honor and shame are often thought to be relics of cultures past. But shame especially has a strong grip on today's culture, even in the West. In today's piece, Randy Hardman reviews The Soul of Shame by Curt Thompson.

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