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Category: Accents of the Academy

Following Jesus in Mission

January 19, 2023

An epiphany is a moment of realization often experienced as a sudden, and perhaps surprising, insight. Earlier this month, Christians…

Centering Prayer: A Conversation with Dr. Brian Russell

January 19, 2022

Dr. Brian Russell is the author of Centering Prayer: Sitting Quietly in God’s Presence Can Change Your Life, a uniquely…

Schrödinger’s Cat: Uncertainty & the Life of the Soul

November 11, 2021

The biopsy was on Wednesday. The results would not arrive until Friday. In the meantime, I existed in a space…

Billy Abraham: Eulogies, Laughter, Loyal Opposition

October 26, 2021

Note from the Editor: The sudden news of Dr. William Abraham’s death sent Methodists around the globe reeling. Immediately, a…

When There’s a Knock at the Door: Zacchaeus in Community

September 2, 2021

Knock knock. If it’s a joke, you know what to say: “Who’s there?” But knock knock means something different to…

Saints Alive! A Conversation with Maxie Dunnam

August 30, 2021

This summer, Dr. Maxie Dunnam released a new devotional resource he developed while at home during the initial wave of…

Staring at the Sky: Living after the Ascension

July 16, 2021

I have always been fascinated by two particular verses in the first chapter of the book of Acts. In Acts…

Jesus with the Pastor: What God Does with Our Dirt

July 1, 2021

When I was in seminary, I often traveled long distances by bus. Greyhound used to have a $59 ticket to…

Taking the Journey Together: Witness in Crisis

May 3, 2021

I know a man who works at a large, warehouse-style home-improvement store. One day he shared a story about how…

Cómo es la Providencia

March 25, 2021

A veces parece que las personas que provienen de orígenes metodistas wesleyanos tienen una relación “a distancia” con la idea…