There can be no unity between the radical progressives and the moderates, conservatives, and others. Indeed, as demonstrated by both New England, Cal-Pac, and the Desert Southwest Annual Conferences, The United Methodist Church is in a state of rebellion. Yes, there is a system to still play out, but as members of at least one […]
And now our disposition is as such as if there were no one will require an account from us of the vows we have made. We pass our time without fear of God and contempt of his commandments. We are arrogant not only toward the rest of the community, but even toward our superiors. We […]
What is Canonical Theism? It… …is intimately tied to the notion of the canonical heritage of the Church. The Church possesses not just a canon of books in its bible, but also a canon of doctrine, a canon of saints, a canon of Fathers, a canon of theologians, a canon of liturgy, a canon of […]
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Spiritual growth, or sanctification, has suffered either feast or famine in many Wesleyan circles. In Wesley’s grandchildren, sanctification has suffered from a gluttonous feast, leaving no room for the intellectual holiness Wesley called for — while in more progressive circles, sanctification is arbitrarily cast aside or rebottled to become some form of forced control of mind […]
Admin note: This is a testimony from a Cuban Methodist, all names removed and changed. You know why. I have not changed much, except to straight up some spellings. I was 18 years old when someone spoke to me about God for the first time. Of course that back then it wasn’t exactly something […]
Famous internet troll, John Piper, recently quipped, God does not punish innocent children for the sins of guilty parents. There are no innocent children. (Deuteronomy 5:9; Ezekiel 18:20) — John Piper (@JohnPiper) June 7, 2016 When he does this sort of thing, making these proclamations, I am reminded why I am not a Neo-Calvinist. In […]
Recently I visited Savannah, Georgia. It is not quite the spiritual home of American methodists, given that Wesley’s trip here was a bust. However, there are several Wesleyan historical markers, such as his statute in Reynold’s Square giving some history of where he lived during the time. He simply did not leave a mark on the […]