Wesley Weekly #22 – Old Testament Socialism?

Karl Moses? Hello everyone! Wesley is in full swing and examining the concept of doubt as it relates to faith and culture issues. We’re going to continue to tackle some controversial issues and help understand the nature of belief in a changing cultural environment. What You May Have Missed… Last week we discussed Jesus’s viewsContinue reading “Wesley Weekly #22 – Old Testament Socialism?”

Wesley Weekly #19: God and the Gender Spectrum

Understanding progressive Christianity and a better approach to gender. Welcome back to another week of Wesley at MSU. Continuing on with our theme of doubt for the Spring Semester, we are going to be focusing on understand the diverse and progressive spectrum of various religious, philosophical, and cultural subjects. What You May Have Missed LastContinue reading “Wesley Weekly #19: God and the Gender Spectrum”

Wesley Weekly #16: Happy New Year!

Should old acquaintance be forgot,and never brought to mind? Happy New Year all! We hope you all have a safe and wonderful New Year’s celebration, and we will be back with more content next week! That’s all for this week’s edition of Wesley Weekly! Don’t forget to like and follow our Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, andContinue reading “Wesley Weekly #16: Happy New Year!”

Director’s Thoughts – Suffering as Abusive Theology

Introduction: I’ve been thinking a lot about the concept suffering recently. It’s a subject that I don’t believe has been discussed or portrayed well throughout the religious and philosophical perspective that I and many were brought up in. It has also, unfortunately, been used harmfully and destructively in the lives of others. Interestingly, this subjectContinue reading “Director’s Thoughts – Suffering as Abusive Theology”

Wesley Weekly #13: Time to Doubt!

Not sure about that… What You May Have Missed… During our last weeks meeting, we tackled the issue of hell. We examined the cultural, scriptural, and theological background. We talked about the spectrum of different beliefs and views on the subject, and evaluated the strengths and issues faced by each one. However we arrived atContinue reading “Wesley Weekly #13: Time to Doubt!”

Wesley Weekly # 12: To Hell With It!

Abandon all hope ye who intern here! Welcome everyone back to the Wesley Foundation at MSU. We hope you all had a great Thanksgiving break. After taking a week off, we’re back to asking the tough questions. What you may have missed… This week, you tell us. How was your Thanksgiving during this difficult time?Continue reading “Wesley Weekly # 12: To Hell With It!”

Director’s Thoughts – Understanding Fundamentalism

Introduction: Regarding Christian fundamentalism, Jerry Falwell Sr. once said, “A fundamentalist is just an evangelical who is mad at something.” I’ve thought about this quote quite often over the past month as I’ve worked to research and attempt to unpack the fundamentalist worldview. I’ve spent some time teaching about fundamentalism, and am planning on writingContinue reading “Director’s Thoughts – Understanding Fundamentalism”

Special Announcement: Patreon!

We interrupt your regularly scheduled programming with an important announcement! The Wesley Foundation at Michigan State University now has a Patreon! Why We Did This As some of you may know, Wesley is operated based on funding from the Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry and private donations. This is a way for usContinue reading “Special Announcement: Patreon!”

Wesley Weekly #7: Fun and Games

Fun fact: This Halloween falls on a blue moon, which means the second full moon in one month. This is very rare. Welcome to this week’s edition of Wesley Weekly! Thanks for stopping by. Feel free to leave a comment or reach out to us about attending Wesley this week, prayer requests, or anything else!Continue reading “Wesley Weekly #7: Fun and Games”

Wesley Weekly #5: Another Pun Bites the Dust

We realized that we hadn’t had a pun-ny title in a while, so enjoy. Anyway, are you enjoying the fall weather? What you may have missed: Last week we examined the history of fundamentalism in the U.S. and how it has impacted women and sexual minorities. Pastor Tom Fox, an MSU alum, was our guestContinue reading “Wesley Weekly #5: Another Pun Bites the Dust”