I can still remember a session in systematic theology class in divinity school when Geoffrey Wainwright informed us all that he had to cancel our next class.
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Firebrand Rewind highlights outstanding previously published articles. Originally published June 1, 2020 Recently, it was announced that the Wesley One Volume Commentary has been published (edited by Ken Collins and Rob Wall; Abingdon, 2020).
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Every part of you was made to know, love, and enjoy the Triune God. Your rational mind or intellect was created to comprehend something of the divine nature for your enjoyment. Your affections were made to be satisfied in God and to enjoy passionate worship of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
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Over the course of many centuries now, Wesleyans have talked about sanctification. I discovered Wesley because of this ongoing conversation. Growing up in the Church of the Nazarene, I heard about “holiness” all the time.
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I first went deep into postmodernism at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando. Yes, that’s correct. A conservative Reformed seminary had me reading books on postmodernism in the mid-1990s.
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When I taught confirmation classes at our church, I looked upon a room of eager (or not-so-eager) middle schoolers with their parents and said, “I care a lot less about whether you become a member of this church than that you become a follower of Jesus Christ.
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What is “Christian Nationalism” and how should Methodists think about it? Arkansas United Methodist Bishop Gary Mueller recently commented to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette about United Methodism’s split: “There are parts of the church in which traditional Trinitarian thinking is beginning to
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The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to the Sexual Revolution, by Carl R. Trueman (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2020), 425 pages
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God loves all people by loving a particular people. The movement called “Black Lives Matter” has been a source of controversy among Christians. The affirmation that black lives matter should not be.
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Earlier this month I attended my 20th college reunion at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho. Despite the fact that my parents and most of my family now live in Idaho, I hadn’t made it to any of my previous reunions at the university.
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