In this Seven Minute Seminary video, Dr. Matt Friedeman offers an alternate model of youth ministry—one which requires a high-commitment and yields a more fruitful result.
In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Carolyn Moore explains the subversive nature of Jesus' life and ministry.
God’s final salvation is about renewing the entire physical cosmos as we know it. It involves a bodily resurrection—just like that of Jesus.
The cross reminds us that our sin is serious. It is so ugly that God would have to die to make it beautiful. But the Jesus chapter doesn’t end there.
Conflict may lie at the heart of other theories on creation. But our story is different. Our plotline emerges from and for loving relationships. We come from and for communion.
Jesus connects the mission of the church, the reception of the Holy Spirit, and forgiveness. He makes forgiveness what the church, the community of disciples, does in the world.
Forgiveness is reconciliation, the beginning of intimacy with God. That relationship saves us, by degrees, to become the love that has saved us.
Most of us spend our lives trying to search out the dimmest light. We want to be noticed, but not too clearly. Watch the video of Scott Kisker and Kevin Watson discussing the band meeting.
The charge is sometimes laid at Wesleyan-Arminianism that it is a human-centered theology. In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Joshua McNall helps clarify the origin of salvation and how this illuminates the character of God.
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.