Special

Issue

Editor-in-Chief:

  Drew Friesen

Co-Editor-in-Chief:

  Anderson Hultgren

Living Witnesses:

Being and Making Disciples

Statement

of Faith:

We believe in the one Triune God and in his infallible written-word. We confess that Jesus Christ is Lord and believe that God raised Him from the dead. 

Mission Statement:

Our goal is to make Christian Theology accessible, relatable, and practical in order to deepen intimacy with God and neighbor.

Nov. 2020 - Issue 4

Accreditations

Writers:

     Nate Dunn

     Drew Friesen

     Chris Hansen

     Anderson Hultgren

     Victoria Lackey

     Marcus McClain

     Emmitt Mitchell

     Gregg Quiggle

     James Spencer

Editors:

     Drew Friesen

     Anderson Hultgren

     James Spencer

Editorial

 

Letter from the Editor

Anderson Hultgren

In this special joint issue between WTM and Moody Center, Founder and Co-Editor-in-Chief Anderson Hultgren communicates why we should address discipleship and what you can expect this month. [Continue Reading]

Editorial

 

A Word from Moody Center

Emmitt Mitchell

President and CEO of Moody Center Emmitt Mitchell welcomes you to this special issue, entailing the purpose of Moody Center and D. L. Moody's amazing story. [Continue Reading] 

Historical Theology

 

A Giant with Clay feet:

Dwight Moody and Race

Dr. Gregg Quiggle

To many of us, great evangelists like D.L. Moody have reached a mythical status. One can only imagine what one of these great heros of the faith could do in our current cultural climate. Yet, these mythic heros grew up in a different time and culture, with a culture that encouraged its own sins. How did they respond to the sins of the day? Dr. Gregg Quiggle addresses D. L. Moody and how he approached race. [Continue Reading] 

Theology of Place

Place in a Pandemic: The Challenge and Gift of Density

Victoria Lackey M.A.

Misunderstandings surrounding space and place have severely altered the Church’s conceptions of embodiment. Victoria Lackey examines how the worldwide pandemic might bring to us to reexamine the questions of where and what we are.  [Continue Reading] 

Practicle Theology

Making Decisions, Becoming Disciples

Dr. James Spencer

 

What does it mean to look beyond ourselves and grasp hold of a broader understanding of the Body of Christ? James Spencer shows us where to look, and conversely, where not to look. That which dictates the Church’s sense of urgency must be closely examined . . . [Continue Reading]

Practical Theology

Chaos, Order, and a Case for the Arts During a Pandemic

Drew Friesen

With an entire generation phasing out of church life, Drew Friesen discusses the arts as indispensable in seeking the disengaged . . . [Continue Reading] 

Hermeneutics 

Difficulties of Discipleship During COVID-19

Chris Hansen

Major events in history often change the way we think. Our major event is the worldwide pandemic COVID-19. How is our thinking changing? . . . [Continue Reading] 

Biblical Theology

Hospitality to Steward a Discipleship Community

Anderson Hultgren

We can learn how to love each other by how God loves us. Looking to the Genesis narrative, Anderson Hultgren attends to how God . . . [Continue Reading] 

Biblical Theology

 

On the Foundation of Love and Relationship, Christ Jesus Himself Being the Cornerstone: A More Familial Discipleship

Marcus McClain

The nuances of discipleship reach deeper than meeting for coffee once a week. When looking to scripture, we see Jesus' relationship with his disciples differs from our discipling relationships. In this article, Marcus McClain biblically analyzes the nature of discipleship relationships and finds if there is need for a change. .  . [Continue Reading] 

Biblical Theology

Discipleship and the Old Testament 

Dr. James Spencer

Since Jesus commanded us to "make disciples" (Mt. 28:20), Christians have been practicing discipleship. But how did the Old Testament view and practice discipleship? Is discipleship only for those in the New Covenant? James Spencer approaches the issue in his article . . . [Continue Reading] 

Ecclesiology 

An Untimely Death

Nate Dunn

It is never easy to handle death and grief. The death of a loved one can be the worst day of our life. Not only is there grief but we grieve the grief itself. How can the church disciple and assist in these days? After facing another's death, Nate Dunn addresses death and the Christian faith . . . [Continue Reading]

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