In contrast to traditional views, the Bible describes the church in the midst of culture, struggling to maintain its fidelity while tainted by the corrosive acids of paganism and Jewish legalism.
Why is the person and ministry of John Wesley still relevant today, and what exactly did he mean by "Christian Perfection?" In Part II of this video series, Howard Snyder offers insight based on his classic book The Radical Wesley.
In today's Seven Minute Seminary, James Swanson, Bishop of the United Methodist Church, urges the church not to try to lead without God.
Many times our reading of Scripture in worship services becomes familiar, dry, and lifeless. In this video interview, Christine Burkett suggests ways to offer Scripture the place and hearing it deserves.
How did the early church engage with surrounding culture? In this article Steve Bruns offers illuminating insight from how the early Christians lived a spiritual life and made disciples. It is this pattern that Wesley employed in his own organization of the Methodist societies, and this pattern will help us discover what we can learn from the early Church and apply to today.
Gareth Higgs shares 4 keys his local church took to become a more missionally-minded British Methodist congregation.
The cross of Jesus Christ is God’s answer to the greatest human predicament in history. Read more today from Timothy Tennent as he explains how the holiness of Jesus satisfies the holiness of the Father, which also makes his church into a holy people.
Leadership and administrative practices are crucial to spiritual movements. John Wesley’s gift of administration provided the framework that allowed the Methodists to sustain their...
Is the outrage against Donald Trump's words simply political posturing? Mark Benjamin shares the most candid truth regarding sexual abuse.
The means of grace are discipleship practices that we draw from the biblical witness. Watch this Seven Minute Seminary video as Dr. Andrew C. Thompson explains critical paths to spiritual formation and discipleship.