Center for Wesleyan-Holiness Formation

The Center for Wesleyan-Holiness Formation serves pastors, laypersons, churches, students and scholars by advancing and empowering scholarship, ministry and the creation of resources that supports formation in the Wesleyan-holiness tradition. Housed in Trevecca’s Millard Reed School of Theology and Christian Ministry, the center is supported by a network of alumni and friends.


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Epworth Table Podcast

Epworth’s kitchen table was a place where people would gather to learn and grow. This podcast offers a seat at a similar table, where you can listen in, find resources, learn and grow.


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Pastoral Development Fellowships

Pastoral development fellowships offer active clergy an opportunity to retreat, renew and develop new resources.

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Pastoral Development Connection

The Pastoral Development Connection is a monthly webinar-style gathering where pastors and leaders can connect with one another and hear from Trevecca faculty about constructive approaches to issues facing the local church.

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The Hill Conference

Get an exclusive look at this year's Hill Conference, featuring Tim Gaines and Brad Strawn.

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Meet the Director

Dr. Tim Gaines serves as associate professor of religion and director of the Master of Arts program in theology and biblical studies, teaching in the areas of systematic theology, ethics, Wesleyan-holiness theology and Christian tradition. He is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene, serves as a pastor at Trevecca Community Church and is a frequent speaker at churches, camps and conferences.