Could it be that the problem facing the church is much larger and more significant than has typically been realized? Maybe the simplest way to put it is that we are all addicts.
The lingering threat of becoming nothing more than a dead sect is ever before us. We need a recovery of holiness of heart and life, the antidote of the relativism that is the operative dynamic of our culture.
In today's Seven Minute Seminary video, Dr. Steven Bruns looks back to history in order to discover the models used by the church during some of the church's most vibrant eras.
Jason Vickers interprets the Protestant Reformation, of which Methodism was a part, by focusing on two of its renewal emphases: sola scriptura and sola fides.
In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Steve Seamands encourages us to consider John Wesley as a model for how to responsibly welcome the ministry of the Holy Spirit among us.
The Band Meeting by Kevin Watson and Scott Kisker is a small book, just 172 pages (Seedbed Publishing). I consider it the most significant...
In today's Seven Minute Seminary video, Steve Rankin shares a vision for Christian discipleship that moves us beyond believing the right doctrines and engaging the right disciplines, and reaches far into our human dispositions.
The Western church has tended to neglect the biblical reality of spirits and spiritual warfare. In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Sue Russell uses personal stories to challenge the mistaken dualism that divides the spiritual and physical in our worldview.
Farming practices in Wesley’s day were little changed from those of the previous two thousand years. What does this mean for a Wesleyan ethic of food production and consumption?
The band meeting was a form of discipleship that helped small groups of men and women practice intense vulnerability and confession of sin together. Watch this Seven Minute Seminary video by Dr. Scott Kisker as he traces the history of this powerful spiritual discipline.