The Genius of Methodism: A Sermon

A sermon preached in Oxnam Chapel on the campus of Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. Last week I gave a lecture downtown on the detrimental effects of early Methodism and so this week, here in chapel, I’ve decided that I should entitle my sermon, the Genius of Methodism. It only seems fair. And it does…

Detrimental Methodism

In just a few days, I fly to England and begin a two-week journey of conferences and "touristing." One of my colleagues at the Seminary recently told me that he'd rather be at the beach on a Caribbean island during his summer break. I'm the opposite. Give me England. The reason that I'm going, however,…

All Scripture Is God-Breathed: A Sermon

On October 18, 2016, I preached this sermon in Oxnam Chapel on the campus of Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC where I serve as a member of the faculty. I was reminded of it recently when a student asked me how to approach the bible with a lens of appreciation rather than a lens of…

A Bit About Me

As I begin this adventure in the world of blogging, I figured that my readers might want to know something about the author. I do identify as a High Church Wesleyan, but to be more specific, I am a Wesley scholar and church historian on the faculty at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. You…