Prevenient Grace: Why I am a Methodist and an Evangelical
First, I am a Methodist because I believe in prevenient grace. For Wesley, the spiritual life has no hope of a beginning without God’s prior action on behalf of the sinner. Prevenient grace is a collective term for all the ways in which God’s grace comes into our lives prior to conversion. Prevenient grace literally […]
The first step in “making culture” is Catechesis!
Andy Crouch, a senior editor at Christianity Today, was at Asbury last week. What a great blessing he was to our community. I first encountered Andy Crouch back a few years ago when he published his book, Culture Making. One of the insights in that book is that it is not enough to simply critique […]