Wesleyan theology

Whatever Happened to Theology?

Whatever Happened to Theology?

Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory for ever and ever. Amen. (1 Tim. 1:17) “Why do I have to study theology?” a seminary student complained. “It’s not like I’m going to use it in my ministry.” He wasn’t kidding. Theology is...
Sanctifying Context

Sanctifying Context

By Dr. Steven Lennox | Apr 8, 2016 “A Sanctifying Context: The Purpose for Wesleyan Higher Education” Denominational Symposium May 26, 2014 Introduction It is no secret that higher education is facing significant challenges such as economic pressures,...
​One–That the World May Believe!

​One–That the World May Believe!

On June 26, 1968, The Pilgrim Holiness Church and The Wesleyan Methodist Church merged to become The Wesleyan Church. The theme of the merging General Conference was “One–That the World May Believe!” (I was 2½ at the time.) In honor of the first General...
Dr. Lyon describes Wesleyan distinctives to “Christianity Today”

Dr. Lyon describes Wesleyan distinctives to “Christianity Today”

The General Superintendent of The Wesleyan Church explains Wesleyanism. This is the second in a series of posts I hope to do over the next few months in which I interview leaders of a variety of evangelical movements. Within the umbrella of evangelicalism, people...
A Wesleyan View of Gender Identity and Expression

A Wesleyan View of Gender Identity and Expression

What does it mean for Christ-followers to offer grace and love to persons struggling with intersex physiology or with psychological uncertainty about their gender role in relation to others? For Wesleyan Christ-followers, it means entering into our neighbors’ personal...