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  by Dr. Rick Boyd How important is seminary? Allow me to share something that the Lord showed me through an assignment on the Book of Acts while I was in seminary. The first eight verses of Acts portray an interesting dynamic between the risen Lord and His apostles. After spending three years walking with...
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By Dr. Leroy Lindsey (M.A. ’81) In February, I finished preaching a four-part series from Colossians on Sunday evenings at the University Church in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. What a blessing to see the response to the messages and my new translation of “I Am Coming, Lord”! The altar was filled the last three Sundays with...
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  by Dr. Rick Boyd   It’s all Greek to me! Biblical Greek as Accessible Greek Back in the nineteenth-century, the common belief regarding the original language of the New Testament (NT) held that the Greek found in the NT was a unique type of language, a ‘Holy Ghost Greek’ dissimilar from any other writings...
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by Rev. Linda Tomlinson Berry (M.Div. ’07) Vicar – St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Chapel – Anglican Church of Kenya Public Affairs Director for Trinity Broadcasting Network in Mississippi I attended WBS shortly after the 9/11 attacks, which wiped out my former classroom at the Pentagon, killing 40 of the US Naval Chief of Operations’...
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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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WBS Alumnus Rev. Ghuna Kumar (MA, ’92) recently stopped by Wesley Biblical Seminary’s Jackson campus while on his US tour. He preached at area churches and shared about the work God is doing in his home country, India. Below, Dr. Friedeman relates a story about Ghuna Kumar’s student days and the lesson he learned from...
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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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Dr. Terry Toler will be the speaker at Wesley Biblical Seminary’s Transform:ED Conference October 4-6. He is the Vice President for University Advancement and Church Relations at Southern Nazarene University. This year’s conference sessions will be held at Olde Towne Community Church in Ridgeland, MS. (Click here for directions.) All sessions are free and open to all Christian...
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