The instantaneous and progressive paradox of sanctifying grace is outlined in “Three Holiness Journeys.” Each model is a legitimate Wesleyan viewpoint. The Shorter Way – sanctification now. Here is robust
As Christians, we believe the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit are undivided in essence and co–equal in power and glory. As our Handbook of Doctrine pithily states, “We
The Church is variously depicted in Scripture as a body, a temple, a household, and a vine. Each image highlights a particular facet of the ekklesia, the “called out ones,”
Ecumenism comes from the Greek word oikoumené—“the whole world”—and refers to unity and universality. Today, the term relates to Christian denominational unity and cooperation within the worldwide body of churches.
In politics, education, and social sciences there is an ever–present tension between conservative and liberal viewpoints. Religion is no exception. Liberalism is a readiness to welcome new ideas and a
From 3rd century theologian Origen to contemporary writer Rob Bell, Christianity has pondered the very real tension between God’s saving grace and God’s eternal judgment. The narrative of Scripture and
What are the features of The Salvation Army that stand distinct from sister denominations and other Christian families? The answer is often expressed in that quite wonderfully evocative word, “Salvationism.”