Ethics · Society for Pentecostal Studies

Second 2020 SPS Paper Approved

I just received word today that my second paper proposal to the 2020 Society for Pentecostal Studies annual meeting was approved. I submitted the following proposal to the Ethics Interest Group. “Bonhoeffer Meets Macchia: Toward a Pentecostal – Pneumatic and Embodied – Christocentric Ethic” This study will propose to bring two theologians’ Christologies into conversation… Continue reading Second 2020 SPS Paper Approved

1 Kings · 2 Kings · Society for Pentecostal Studies · women

2020 SPS Paper Approved

I received notice this weekend that one of my paper proposals for the 2020 Society for Pentecostal Studies meeting hosted by Vanguard University was approved. Following is the title and brief summary: “On Ladies, Women-Folk, and Wives’ Tales in 1-2 Kings: A Pentecostal Literary-Theological Retelling” This study will examine the texts of 1-2 Kings concerning… Continue reading 2020 SPS Paper Approved

Biblical Studies · Society for Pentecostal Studies · women

Re-Examining Pentecostal Readings of Female Characters in the Bible – SPS Symposium

I received the following great news yesterday that a symposium on “Re-Examining Pentecostal Readings of Female Characters in the Bible” has been approved for the 2019 Society for Pentecostal Studies annual meeting. Here are the details of the symposium: I am incredibly grateful to be a participant and am looking forward to presenting with these… Continue reading Re-Examining Pentecostal Readings of Female Characters in the Bible – SPS Symposium

Centre for Pentecostal Theology · Pentecostal · Society for Pentecostal Studies

Pentecostal "Schools": Cleveland (!) and Springfield (?)

Recently I was asked the following question via Facebook Messenger (see…Facebook can be useful and constructive): Do you see any differences between the “Springfield school” and “Cleveland School” of Pentecostalism? If so, what do you think they are? My response to this question is rooted in numerous conversations with several other PhD students writing on… Continue reading Pentecostal "Schools": Cleveland (!) and Springfield (?)

FAQ · Society for Pentecostal Studies

Student FAQ for the Society for Pentecostal Studies

While this is not an official FAQ of the Society for Pentecostal Studies (SPS), I offer it in response to a series of questions I was asked by a friend who is a student member wishing to submit a proposal for a paper to be presented at an SPS Annual Meeting. I have also offered… Continue reading Student FAQ for the Society for Pentecostal Studies

Former Prophets · Hermeneutics · Pentecostal hermeneutics · Society for Pentecostal Studies

SPS 2017 Proposal Submitted

I just submitted my proposal for the 2017 Society for Pentecostal Studies annual meeting in St. Louis, MO. It is always a bit daunting preparing for a presentation at a scholarly society, but I have always found the effort well rewarded by the responses and engagement at the time of presentation. My title is Toward… Continue reading SPS 2017 Proposal Submitted

1 Samuel · Society for Pentecostal Studies

Worship, the Arts, and the Spirit

I just submitted my proposal for the Society for Pentecostal Studies 2016 meeting in San Dimas, California (most excellent, dudes!) which is broadly themed “Worship, the Arts, and the Spirit”. I am hoping my proposal gets accepted as in most previous years. I’ve titled my paper (which will end up as a part of my… Continue reading Worship, the Arts, and the Spirit

Homiletics · Pentecostal hermeneutics · Society for Pentecostal Studies

Seattle Here I Come

I received word today that my paper proposal has been accepted for the annual Society for Pentecostal Studies meeting in Seattle in March 21-23, 2013 hosted by Seattle Pacific University.  I truly enjoy these meetings — the papers, the discussions, the friendships. If anyone is interested, my paper is titled “Emerging Homiletics: A Pentecostal Response.” … Continue reading Seattle Here I Come

Old Testament · peacemaking · Pentecostal · social justice · Society for Pentecostal Studies

Pentecostalisms, Peacemaking, and Social Justice/Righteousness

I’m thrilled to once again be attending the annual meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies (SPS).  This year it is being hosted by Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA from March 1-4 (which promises to be much warmer than Karlstad).  The topic is one I find close to my heart — “Pentecostalisms, Peacemaking, and… Continue reading Pentecostalisms, Peacemaking, and Social Justice/Righteousness