Current Featured Fellows
Rev. Dr. Laceye C. Warner
Dr. Scott J. Jones
A Wesley scholar serving as bishop
“The Global Methodist Church and the entire Wesleyan movement needs competent scholars who have excellent training and are prepared to address the challenges facing the future the church,” Jones said. “The John
Dr. Wendy J. Deichmann
Previously Featured Fellows
Dr. Kevin Watson
A Calling to Church Renewal
If asked to describe himself, Kevin Watson would tell you that he is a seminary professor and an author who writes books for professors and “ordinary” people.
Rev. Dr. Kenneth M. Loyer
John Wesley Fellows Help Shape Calling to Ministry
Dr. Esther Chung-Kim
A Focus On What Changes People
Esther Chung-Kim is a Religious Studies professor specializing in the history of world Christianity, including the European Reformations at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California.
Rev. Dr. Edgardo Colón-Emeric
Working toward “perfection” in the UMC
The Duke Divinity School professor integrates teaching with broader service to the church, perhaps most notably in his efforts to bring theological training to rural Methodist pastors in Latin America.
Serving and changing the world as a foundation CEO
The CEO and executive director of the Murdock Trust has turned to other John Wesley Fellows about how to apply Wesleyan distinctives in the 21st-century context.
Dr. Ben Witherington III
A New Testament scholar influencing the culture
Dr. Craig Hill
John Wesley Fellow serving as SMU Perkins School of Theology Dean
Dr. Segbegnon Mathieu Gnonhossou
Called to Teach and Preach
In 1996, Mathieu was part of the Youth for Christ movement as a member and shortly later as a leader. Youth for Christ relied on alumni in professional life for their preaching
Dr. Matthew Sigler
Following Wherever the Lord Leads
Dr. Joy J Moore
A Working Preacher
Joy J. Moore is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church and on September 1, 2020 moves into the role of Vice President for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean at Luther
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Dr. Ted Campbell was installed as the Albert C. Outler Professor of Wesley Studies at Perkins School of Theolo…
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