Dr. John at Graduation

Hope for a HarvestBY Wesley Biblical Seminary

by Dr. John Neihof Here is a prayer for hope and a harvest at Wesley Biblical Seminary. I started writing this prayer in November, 2015. Since then, WBS has operated for six consecutive months with income meeting or exceeding expenses....

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Potsherds, Computers, and the Composition of the BibleBY Wesley Biblical Seminary

by Dr. David Schreiner The National Academy of Sciences published this week an article entitled, Algorithmic Handwriting Analysis of Judah’s Military Correspondence Sheds Light on Composition of Biblical Texts. You can find the abstract here. Now I know that you...

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2016 Banquet and CommencementBY Wesley Biblical Seminary

Wesley Biblical Seminary's 39th Annual Commencement will be held: Saturday, May 14th At 9:30am In the Wesley Biblical Seminary Sanctuary 787 East Northside Drive Jackson, Mississippi 39206 All friends and family are welcome to come celebrate our graduates and the...

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WBS Alum Featured in Women in Ministry SpotlightBY Wesley Biblical Seminary

The Wesleyan Church recently featured our alumna Amber Livermore in their Women in Ministry Spotlight. Amber is a 2011 M.Div. graduate of WBS. She recently returned from a several-year stint as the National Youth Consultant for the Wesleyan Methodist Church in...

Psalms

Building a Throne of PraiseBY Wesley Biblical Seminary

by Dr. Matt Friedeman There is a thought among some that the song on the heart and lips of Jesus during His experience on the cross included Psalm 22 through Psalm 31:5. The former begins with “My God, my God,...

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A String of Gems for Holy Week and BeyondBY Wesley Biblical Seminary

by Dr. Becky Luman “‘Man of Sorrows,’ what a name For the Son of God who came Ruined sinners to reclaim! Hallelujah! What a Savior! Bearing shame and scoffing rude, In my place condemned He stood; Sealed my pardon with...

Praying with Bible

LackingBY Wesley Biblical Seminary

by Dr. Chris Lohrstorfer Luke 18:18-22 A ruler asked Him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” “Why do you call Me good?” Jesus asked him. “No one is good but One—God. You know the commandments: Do...

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It’s About the Jesus We CarryBY Wesley Biblical Seminary

by Dr. William Sillings Dr. Frederick Babatunde Odutola is a friend and coworker of mine in Lagos, Nigeria.  Fred is the Vice Chairman of the Governing Council for West Africa Theological Seminary.  He is also an accomplished barrister and philanthropist. ...

Three Crosses

Gestas and DismasBY Wesley Biblical Seminary

by Dr. Matt Friedeman In church tradition the two thieves on the right and left of Jesus had names--Gestas and Dismas. Gestas looked over at Jesus and said, “Aren’t you the Christ? Save yourself and us!” In the accounts in...

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A Servant Boy’s Passover Story–John 13BY Wesley Biblical Seminary

by Dr. John Neihof I watched in wide-eyed wonder as Jesus entered the room for Passover. I had seen him in the temple courts on a few occasions.  Once, I even heard him teaching there. All of the talk had...