Wesleyan-Holiness Tradition

Wesleyan-Holiness Tradition

Wesleyan-Holiness Tradition
  • A Conversation On Wesleyan Songwriting

    Dr. Dave Sharpes sits down to discuss Wesleyan Songwriting philosophy and methods with Dr. Brannon Hancock, Rev. Danny Quanstrom, and Mike Crawford as they prepare for the upcoming Wesleyan Songwriting Summit.

    Register for the conference at: www.wesleyansongwritingsummit.com

  • Rev. Deanna Hayden: Self-Denying Love

    Self-denying love is a primary goal of leaders in a Wesleyan theology of leadership. Jesus and John Wesley cited self-denial and the laying down of one's life as marks of loving discipleship. However, the idea of self-denial can be problematic for leaders who suffer in abusive contexts. How can s...

  • Holiness in a Restless World

    Dr. Nell Becker- Sweeden and Dr. Josh Sweeden share a conversation about their book "Holiness in a Restless World."
    Book Description:
    "The Bible is filled with stories of wandering, restlessness, dispersion, and coming home—stories in which the people of God are looking for a place to belong in ...

  • Josh Sweeden: The Holy Mundane

    John Wesley regularly addressed everyday activities as central to the holy life. Beyond personal piety, Wesley's call for holiness in ordinary life reflects his understanding of the invariable relationship between holiness and Christian witness. This video explores how Christians can further Wesl...

  • 2021 Mercer Lectures on Christian Holiness

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    Dr. Sondra Wheeler delivered the Mercer Lectures on the Doctrine of Holiness on November 2, 2021. Download the transcripts here: https://bit.ly/30GU0pl

  • Dr. Jeren Rowell: Preaching Holiness

    Dr. Jeren Rowell, President and Professor of Pastoral Ministry at NTS, shares about the task of preaching and living holiness.

  • Dr. Roger Hahn: Wesley's Theology of Prevenient Grace

    Dr. Roger Hahn reflects on John Wesley's theology of prevenient grace and its implications for ministry and evangelism today.

  • Dr. Andy Johnson Wordsworth Holiness Lecture: John 20

    John 20:1-13 is the Scripture focus of Dr. Johnson’s second lecture in the Wordsworth series (Feb 2017 on the campus of Northwest Nazarene University). Dr. Johnson speaks about the holy presence of God being found in even the darkest places here on earth– like a tomb. He contends God’s presence ...

  • Dr. Roger Hahn and Rev Tim Hahn: What Does Holiness Look Like

    Seasoned Nazarene educator, Roger Hahn, and his son, Tim Hahn, present perspectives on biblical and systematic theology along with traditional and contemporary views concluding with their hopes for the Church of the Nazarene in representing the holiness message in the coming decades.

  • Dr. Jesse Middendorf: Women in Ministry

    The Church of The Nazarene has always and will always support women pastors, preachers and leaders.

  • Dr. Steve McCormick: Reformed and Wesleyan

    Dr. Steve McCormick discusses how Reformed and Wesleyan theology overlap and diverge. Dr. McCormick is Professor of Historical Theology at NTS.

  • Dr. Harold Raser: The Decline of the Holiness Movement

    This lecture was part of a larger corpus of presentations made by Dr. Harold Raser on the NTS campus (Mercer Lectures on Holiness). Here Dr. Raser discusses the decline of the Holiness movement. Harold Raser is Professor Emeritus of the History of Christianity at Nazarene Theological Seminary.

  • Dr. Jim Fitzgerald: Images of Holiness in Scripture

    Dr. Jim Fitzgerald is the Chair of the Southern Nazarene University School of Theology and Ministry. Formerly he served as pastor of Trinity Church of the Nazarene in Duncanville, Texas.

  • Rev. Chris Folmsbee: The Wesley Challenge

    Rev. Chris Folmsbee describes a new curriculum designed to help believers deepen their faith and live more authentically in the world. Folmsbee is the director of discipleship at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, KS. He is the author of numerous books on spiritual format...

  • Dr. Judi Schwanz: Wesley Spiritual Practices as a Resource for Ministry

    In this Pastors and Leaders Conference address, Dr. Schwanz identifies some of the resources of the Wesleyan tradition that provide spiritual sustenance for the minister and emotional health for long term missional ministry.
    Dr. Judith (Judi) Schwanz is Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling ...

  • Dr. Andy Johnson Wordsworth Holiness Lecture: 2 Corinthians 5

    Dr. Johnson gave the Wordsworth Holiness Lecture Series at Northwest Nazarene University in February 2017. 2 Corinthians 5 is the Scripture focus of Dr. Johnson's first lecture focusing on a holistic perspective on salvation. It is more than going to heaven when we die. It also means being God’s ...

  • Panel Discussion: Holiness Theology for a Global Church

    Panel discussion with Carla Sunberg, Deirdre Brower Latz, Filimao Chambo, and Christian Sarmiento at the 2017 General Assembly.

  • Wesleyan Foundations of Evangelism

    A conversation about the Foundry Publishing's new 'Wesleyan Foundations for Evangelism' with Dr. Jesse Middendorf (Executive Director of the NTS Center for Pastoral Leadership), Dr. Josh Sweeden (NTS Academic Dean) and Dr. David Sharpes (NTS Professor of Evangelism). The book mines the expertise ...

  • Dr. Josh Sweeden: Wesley and Work

    Dr. Josh Sweeden reflects on a Wesleyan view of work as redemptive participation in the purposes of God.

  • Dr. Carla Sunberg and Dr. Josh Sweeden: Holiness And Church Identity

    In his TED talk, motivational speaker Simon Sinek reminds us to start with the question, “Why?” This is a good reminder for people in the holiness tradition. Our theology has always (and must continue to) inform our identity and our practice. We will explore ways in which the understanding of our...