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Holiness and Rules

When I was a student at Asbury Theological Seminary, which is a school with its roots in the Holiness Tradition, we used to joke about a caricature of holiness: “Don’t drink, don’t smoke, don’t dance, don’t chew; and don’t go out with girls who do.”  The reality of this statement is that it is, albeit tongue-in-cheek, a good summary of many people’s understandings of holiness. 504 more words

Methodist

Learning to Follow in order to Lead

One of my favorite quotes by Francis Asbury comes from very early in his ministry in America.  In 1774 Asbury received a letter telling him that Robert Strawbridge, one of the very first Methodists in America, was administering the sacraments of Baptism and Holy Communion.   442 more words

Methodist

Paula & Gabe

This is from a while back, but I thought I’d post it anyway. Gabe and Paula everyone! Both of them are such awesome people, so they make a for a pretty awesome couple.

Portraits

Post-grad: The graduation

As of today I have been a graduate of Asbury University for exactly one month. Since then I haven’t been up to too much, but I have definitely been enjoying my summer. 368 more words