Guest-Blogging: Wade Griffith

As part of our Conference-wide celebration of United Methodist believing, I’ve asked some of our pastors to contribute their thoughts on the joy of the Wesleyan way of Christianity. Today Wade Griffith, Sr. Pastor at Trinity United Methodist Church in Tuscaloosa, evaluates the recent movie, The Golden Compass based on Phillip Pullman’s book, as heContinue reading “Guest-Blogging: Wade Griffith”

Guest-Blogging: Bill Brunson

As part of our Conference-wide celebration of United Methodist believing, I’ve asked some of our pastors to contribute their thoughts on the joy of the Wesleyan way of Christianity. Today Bill Brunson, pastor of our active and growing church at Trussville, testifies to one of his favorite aspects of United Methodist theology. Thoughts on UnitedContinue reading “Guest-Blogging: Bill Brunson”

Guest-Blogging: Julie Holly

Our Conference-wide celebration of United Methodist believing continues with some of our pastors contributing their thoughts on the joy of the Wesleyan way of Christian believing. This week we have thoughts by Julie Holly, Associate Pastor at Huffman United Methodist Church. Julie focuses upon the joy of United Methodist worship, particularly our stress upon theContinue reading “Guest-Blogging: Julie Holly”

Guest-Blogging: Michael Stewart

As part of our Conference-wide celebration of United Methodist believing, I’ve asked some of our pastors to contribute their thoughts on the joy of the Wesleyan way of Christianity. This week we begin with thoughts on United Methodist “specialness” by Dr. Michael Stewart. Michael is known as one of our outstanding preachers. He formerly directedContinue reading “Guest-Blogging: Michael Stewart”

On Wesleyan Commitment

As you know our Lay Ministry Team sponsored a Conference-wide celebration of United Methodist theology. This is an excerpt on Wesleyan commitment to Scripture from my book United Methodist Beliefs (available from Cokesbury).On Wesleyan Commitment In our Discipline the first source of theology is Scripture. Scripture is primary in Wesleyanism: We share with many ChristianContinue reading “On Wesleyan Commitment”