In the wake of the Orlando tragedy, we have heard from many people about what the core problem may be that resulted in so much death and suffering. We probably have our own view of what “the problem” is. The list includes: Guns and their ready availability Hate groups The President The Presidential candidates Islam […]
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 […]
What happened in Orlando on Saturday evening is exactly that – a tragedy. It is a tragedy that people cannot get along and allow others to live the life they want to live the way they want to live it without causing them harm because of their own feelings about how they feel people should […]
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 […]