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CJ Rhodes grew up in a Mississippi railroad town still racially divided twenty years after the watershed years of the Civil Rights Movement. That divided world formatively allowed him to deeply appreciate the tragicomic story of Americans of African descent, while also being intentional about cross-racial relationships. He was called to the gospel ministry two...
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Rev. Jeff Lawrence is in his second year of The John Case Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Leadership for Transformational Ministry. He shared with us about his experience with the D.Min. program and its impact on his life and ministry. What is your background? I am a fourth generation Methodist. I attended a small rural...
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We at WBS hope that you have had a wonderful Thanksgiving week. Now #GivingTuesday, a “globally celebrated day of giving back,” is finally here! A variety of excellent organizations are asking for donations this week’s #GivingTuesday. Would you pray about giving to WBS as one of your gifts? Generous hearts like yours enable the training of pastors, missionaries, and...
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Wesley Biblical Seminary strives to maintain a close community even as education becomes an increasingly online affair. With students spread out around the country and around the world, the on-campus community greatly anticipates Residency each Fall. (Residency is the two-week period in October when online students travel to Jackson for scholarship, fellowship, and worship.) Last week, online...
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Wesley Biblical Seminary is honored to announce the receipt of a bequest from the estate of Margret Esther Kellogg, from Wenatchee, Washington. Margret was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 31, 1925.  As a child, her family moved to Wenatchee, Washington. She graduated from the Chicago Evangelistic Institute (later Vennard College) and Seattle Pacific University....
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Wesley Biblical Seminary is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and licensed by the State of Mississippi to offer graduate biblical and theological education. But what does that mean for you?
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by Dr. Matt Friedeman Remember the country comedy show “Hee-Haw” and its greatest hits? Probably not, but one of them started like this: Gloom, despair, and agony on me Deep, dark depression, excessive misery If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all Gloom, despair, and agony on me That was the...
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“Thank You, America, for sending missionaries,” Dr. Paul Tashiro says, “for without your missionaries—the ones who came from your nation to mine back in the 1940’s— only God knows who I’d be or what I’d be doing right now…” Paul Tashiro was born in 1933 to Zen-Buddhist parents running a geisha-girl house in Tokyo, Japan....
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Note: Following is a summary of Dr. Chris Lohrstorfer’s book There’s No Place Like Home: Hope and Help on Your Journey toward Heaven. Enjoy and support his efforts by ordering a copy for yourself and/or a friend on the journey here. It would make an excellent gift. by Dr. Chris Lohrstorfer The human hope of something...
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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 want to roll your eyes and mumble something like, “Come on Schreiner…are you kidding me...
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