Allan R. Bevere

Allan R. Bevere

Allan R. Bevere is a pastor appointed to the West Akron Regional Ministry in Akron, Ohio and is located at Akron First United Methodist Church. He's also a Professional Fellow in Theology at Ashland Theological Seminary in Ashland, Ohio. Allan has an M.Div. from Ashland Theological Seminary, a Th.M. from Duke Divinity School and a Ph.D. in Theology from the University of Durham. He blogs at AllanBevere.com.

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Resources

The Politics of Witness

The Politics of Witness

Articles

Blogging as Public Therapy

By Allan R. Bevere
One of the things I have become conscious of as a preacher is how much of myself gets poured into a sermon. That, of course, is understandable. It is impossible for preachers to… read more

Difficult Words

By Allan R. Bevere
Sometimes it's best to get the offering before the sermon. At least that's the advice I'd give if one is going to preach like John the Baptist. We begin wedding services with the … read more

Out Ahead into Galilee... and New Life

By Allan R. Bevere
After the Sabbath the women make their way to Jesus' tomb to lovingly finish their obligations toward their Lord. In haste, they could not complete the anointing of Jesus' body… read more

Lousy Sermons

By Allan R. Bevere
I will confess fully—I have indeed preached lousy sermons. It's not that I have failed to prepare, nor that I have not offered my work to the Lord in prayer. But sometimes… read more

Is Jesus the One?

By Allan R. Bevere
The price that John the Baptist would pay for his prophetic message was his life. He had spoken the word of the Lord without fear. Herod Antipas of Galilee threw John in prison at … read more

How Does Emmanuel Come To Us?

By Allan R. Bevere
O come, O come Emmanuel, and ransom captive Israel; that mourns in lonely exile here... When Mary wished for the coming of Emmanuel, it was very clear what she expected. She… read more
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