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A New Chapter for Wesleyan Accent

January 31, 2023

As January 2023 draws to a close, Wesleyan Accent is poised to enter a new chapter. The website first drew…

Following Jesus in Mission by Brian Yeich

January 19, 2023

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

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Advent: We Wait in Community by Andy Stoddard

December 9, 2022

This year for Advent, I’ve been drawn to the concept of waiting. I know that’s a normal Advent theme; in many…

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Finding Gratitude in Hardship by Edgar Bazan

November 23, 2022

When life is rough, the temptation is to give up and go away, believing you are unlovable and done. Paul could have done that, but he didn’t. Don’t you do it either.

The Prayer God Always Answers by Elizabeth Glass Turner

October 13, 2022

It might take time or unexpected detours, it may show up in disguise like a trick or treater at the…

The Grief of Leaders: Solitary & Shared by Pete Bellini

June 14, 2022

When church leaders grieve, there is sometimes a spiritual reality that makes the grief of a pastor or priest slightly…

Fight, Flight, Freeze: Holy Week Unraveled by Elizabeth Glass Turner

April 14, 2022

We work so hard to keep Holy Week well-orchestrated: bulletins pristine, lilies in place, songs rehearsed. It’s an important celebration…

Why We Must Develop Habits of Deeper Discernment

February 25, 2022

The demands of our world make it abundantly clear that we urgently need Christians who cultivate habits of discernment. Discernment…

Overcoming Antagonism: What You Can Learn from Nehemiah by Edgar Bazan

February 14, 2022

At our church, we’re spending time in the book of Nehemiah and learning how it is that amazing things happen….

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…