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.

Why the Resurrection Matters (Resurrection is Everything)

"Why celebrate Easter?" That's an honest question that was put to me recently by a man who is deeply interested in religion, though intentionally not part of any orthodox Christian tradition. His question is one that many believers seldom ask. But why IS Easter so important? What's the big deal? Why do we celebrate?

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The Forgotten Command of Jesus

Sometimes I wonder why foot washing is not practiced more widely in the church today. Certainly, I understand concerns about it being a bit too personal and potentially awkward—touching someone else’s feet, or having someone else touch your own feet.

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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