Seedbed sows the whole gospel into the whole world by uniting voices around a shared vision and publishing resources that awaken the Wesleyan movement for the 21st century church.

How Should Methodism View Politics?

Wesley and his followers of the first 150 years or so did not deploy the institutional church for routine engagement in political specifics. Instead they produced Christians and citizens who understood they operated under God in a wider social accountability. Their faithfulness could bring blessings upon their nation, and their sins could contribute to divine judgment and social decay.

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Singing As If It Were Easter

There’s no question but that the first line ought to be the first line - “Christ the Lord is risen today” - because all else follows from that premise. If you accept that fact (and God have mercy on you if you don’t), it’s easy to “raise your joys and triumphs high,” and to know as you do so that the “heavens and earth reply.”

From: A Wesleyan Accent

"It Is Finished!"

“When Jesus had received the wine, he said, ‘It is finished.’ Then he bowed his head and gave up his spirit” (John 19:30). Four other times in Scripture we find this phrase or fact of finality.

From: Howard Snyder

Not My Will, But Yours Be Done

In Gethsemane Jesus is confronted with a choice. To either cut bait and run. Avoid the pain. Try to free a leg, an arm, to grasp, to fight against the muck and mire, and the feeling of sinking deep into an unwanted reality. Or, to choose what is humanly counterintuitive: To fall back.

From: Care and Healing

Does God Care About the Friendship of Little Children?

I believe that a childhood moment of self-acceptance, peace and an opening of a door to friendship on the playground was a Divine Moment, designed by a loving Heavenly Father who was watching over me, assisting me through one stage of life, and preparing me for the next.

From: Timothy Tennent

New At Seedbed

The New Room Conference

Get ready for new voices, new conversations, and old and new friends. The first annual New Room Conference is coming to Franklin, TN, September 17-19, 2014. Are you ready?

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