Elizabeth Glass Turner

Elizabeth Glass Turner is the Associate Director for Community and Creative Development at World Methodist Evangelism. She is also the editor of www.wesleyanaccent.com.


Latest Articles

Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ Advent Classic: Receiving Christmas

Truth is, it’s hard to feel Not Your Best or Not Your Holiest at Christmas when you love the season and deeply want to create space for others to worship.


Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ Excuses, Excuses: Common Sense, Morality, and the Divine Revelation of God

Beware the excuse that lets you off the hook, or lets your friends, your ideological companions, or your heroes off the hook.


Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ A Cold and Broken Thanksgiving

For this slight momentary affliction is preparing us for an eternal weight of glory beyond all measure, because we look not at what can be seen but at what cannot be seen; for what can be seen is temporary, but what cannot be seen is eternal.


Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ The Healing Power of Honoring Others

The urgent truth that this moving story illustrates is a simple, powerful one: honor is healing.  


World Methodist Evangelism Director Visits Vatican to Meet Pope

Dr. Kimberly Reisman Joins World Methodist Council Delegation to Vatican 


Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ Three Essential Approaches to Suffering

Look to the example of Jesus Christ, shape your thoughts deliberately so that your feelings will follow, and trust that the Holy Spirit will give you the joy that comes from doing what you uniquely can do as you explore how to be a witness to the beauty of God’s love in a hurting world.


John Drury ~ Toward a Wesleyan Theology of Ordination

John Drury presents his paper “Toward a Wesleyan Theology of Ordination.”


Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ When the Sun Goes Out and the Rain Comes Down

“Every generous act of giving, with every perfect gift, is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.”


Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ Differently Abled in the Church: “Life Unworthy of Life” and the Kingdom of God

Jesus challenged the notion that there was something wrong with parents of a child who was different than other children, and Jesus challenged the notion that there was something to be avoided about a person who was born with a physical limitation.


Learning to Suffer with Christ

Embracing the pain of the crucifixion in order to experience the power of the resurrection involves right living, not easy living.