Opposition, Persecution, and Perseverance

John Wesley challenged listeners throughout England (and Scotland, Ireland, and Wales) to a deeper level of commitment and a serious pur… read more

The Foundry in London: Two Sides of the Gospel

John Wesley spent much of his time in London during 1738 helping to form a religious society that became known as the Fetter Lane Societ… read more

Divisions in Our Church, Divisions in Our Nation

I spent 24 hours this week meeting with a group of 16 leaders in the United Methodist Church discussing the issue of homosexuality and i… read more

God's Love for Sinners and Drunkards

As I look back over my life, the best parts all have something to do with the love of God. My choice to follow God has made me a better … read more

God’s Violence in the Old Testament, Part 3: Possible Solutions

This post is a continuation of my previous two posts. Together they are an excerpt from one chapter of my new book, Making Sense of the … read more