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What About Females? The Continuing Challenges of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic

Although major medical advances have been made in the treatment of HIV, thousands of new infections still occur each month. Recent statistics show a disturbing trend of increased infections of females…

Reading the Bible Theologically

In this course, students explore the relationship between thinking theologically and reading the Bible well. We consider what theological ideas are central to the biblical witness, and how they help u…

La Iglesia Latina en el Contexto de lost Estados Unidos

Este curso se enfoca en los/as hispano/latinos/as dentro del paisaje cultural de los Estados Unidos. Ofrece una mirada al medio ambiente multicultural de los Estados Unidos, a la presencia latina (pas…

Creativity & Divine Surprise: Contemplative Creative Expression in Spiritual Direction and Formation

The spiritual journey and the creative process are full of mystery often taking unexpected twists and turns. Both lead us into places we never intended to go with surprising results. Examining the spi…

Surviving the Caregiver Marathon with Grace: Training for Serving in the Long Run

Being a caregiver is tough work — whether part-time or full-time.  If you are a family member, paid companion, or someone who seeks to support a caregiver, this course gives you the tools and support…

Using the Common English Bible: A Primer

The Common English Bible (CEB) is the latest translation that is supported by the United Methodist Church. In this short course, we will examine the unique translation features of the CEB and what it…

Jesus’ Abba: An Introduction to the Process-Relational Perspective on God

Based on the United Methodist Theologian and Philosopher John B. Cobb, Jr.’s “definitive book on the nature of God,” this course provides a lay person’s introduction to Process-Relational theology, a…

Lewis Pastoral Leadership Inventory

The Lewis Pastoral Leadership Inventory™ (LPLI) is an online course offered by the Lewis Center for Church Leadership of Wesley Theological Seminary. It helps pastors grow as leaders using 360-degree…

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Mission and Evangelization (Series 1) – Part 1: Fundamentals, Concepts, and Paradigms of Mission

This video is part of a special four disk series about missionary perspectives in urban context. Reflection and analysis for mission development opportunities, offered By Dr. Nicanor Lopes, professor at Methodist School…

United Methodist Deacons: 20 years of Leadership in Church and World

Presented by: Various United Methodist deacons Description: Since the United Methodist Church, in 1996, established two orders of ordained ministry–deacons and elders–deacons have been branching out into a variety of m…

UMC Cyber Campus Introduction

UMC Cyber Campus is a gateway to Christian theological education which provides a single entry point through an online catalog and aims to enhance global access to free and affordable high quality church-related educatio…