Whitefield’s impact cannot be overstated. He led a host of men and women to Jesus Christ and was instrumental in revival on both sides of the ocean. In an era where there was a “noticeable depression of both inner power and of appealing interest,”[iv] Whitefield’s preaching stood in sharp contrast. His preaching continues to provide principles to ponder in our twenty-first century context.
The Verity Fellowship was born when two Western Seminary students, Taylor Turkington and Katie Roberts, began thinking about how they could help contribute to the equipping of women for the various types of gospel ministries that they may be involved in. Taylor and Katie were motivated to help women see the truth that the good news of Jesus Christ is central not simply to how a person understands the message of the Bible, but furthermore, must remain at the center of their lives and ministries. After almost two years of prayers and preparation, Taylor and Katie launched the Verity Fellowship this year, in partnership with Western Seminary.
Today marks the beginning of the 2015 Fall Semester here at Western Seminary. This is also the day that, after a brief summer hiatus, crisp new content begins to roll out on Western’s Transformed blog. As it does, you will notice that we are introducing an updated schedule: On Mondays, we will feature miscellaneous material,…Continue reading Starting up the Presses
Welcome to the new and improved Transformed! To keep things fresh, we’ve updated our look and have made some changes to our navigation, which we hope will help you find your way around a little bit better. Also, our site is now responsive which means that you can browse our articles on your tablet or…Continue reading A Fresh Look
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE CHURCH THAT JESUS BUILDS By Tim Smith I have been involved in churches since I was born 54 years ago, but I have NEVER heard of or seen a birthday celebration for the church. There are great reasons to celebrate the church’s birthday. I was in Israel in 2012 on Pentecost…Continue reading Happy Birthday to the Church that Jesus Builds