Charlie Baber

Just as Charles Wesley discovered, we must learn that our self worth isn't what we do, but our identity in Christ, and accept our limitations. more

Mar 20, 2018 2:22 PM Perspectives

Faith and begorra! The Wesley Bros are looking toward St. Patrick's Day with the counsel to try to see Christ in everyone, as Celtic Christianity teaches. more

Mar 13, 2018 9:44 AM Perspectives

The budding romance of Charles Wesley and Sally Gwynne turns to poetry – and discussion of guns. more

Feb 28, 2018 10:23 AM Perspectives

Think it's hard to be clergy? What about being an unmarried ordained minister trying to find a mate? more

Feb 20, 2018 3:41 PM Perspectives

What better time than the combined Valentine's Day/Ash Wednesday congruence to introduce the love of Charles Wesley's life, Sally Gwynne? more

Feb 14, 2018 10:12 AM Perspectives

The Transfiguration story reminds us that to be a disciple is to face the reality of suffering and death with Christ, and to trust that though it looks and feels like defeat, you will be raised with him, the Wesley Bros find. more

Feb 6, 2018 3:23 PM Perspectives

Look out! Here comes the Wesley Bros' evil Auntie Gnomey-Anne with her batch of delicious-but-empty gourmet cupcakes. more

Jan 30, 2018 8:25 AM Perspectives

Getting pushback from last week's immigration cartoon, the Rev. Charlie Baber calls on a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle to remind us that Jesus came to fulfill Old Testament promises, not replace them with New Testament ideas. more

Jan 23, 2018 12:00 PM Perspectives

In the midst of a brutal winter, powerless undocumented immigrants face a cold future as they are rounded up by immigration officials. They need Christians to defend them, writes the Rev. Charlie Baber. more

Jan 17, 2018 9:58 AM Perspectives

Charles Wesley's beloved cat has a few thoughts on heaven and hell, dogs and mice. more

Jan 9, 2018 1:57 PM Perspectives

The First War on Christmas, with a real battle scene and everything, ends with a decision on Jesus' nature, writes the Rev. Charlie Baber. more

Dec 20, 2017 8:29 AM Perspectives

In the second part of his holiday treatise, Charlie Baber finds Arius still arguing neo-Platonic ideas about Jesus, while Athanasius swings in with a godly rebuttal. more

Dec 12, 2017 6:02 PM Perspectives

Think the so-called "war on Christmas" is a new thing? Think again, say the Wesley Bros, who dramatize the first such dispute over Christmas among church fathers. more

Dec 5, 2017 12:13 PM Practicing Faith

Charles Wesley wrote the original version, but it's George Whitefield's remix that has come down to us through generations, writes Charlie Baber. more

Nov 28, 2017 2:30 PM Practicing Faith

WB - From Glory to Glory

Art by Charlie Baber

Christ the King Sunday on Nov. 26 marks the end of the Christian year, so the Wesley Bros are celebrating the contributions of saints down through the centuries. more

Nov 21, 2017 9:13 AM Perspectives

The Wesley Bros (and their creator) are serious – prayer should always move us to action, because accommodating evil is not an option for Jesus' followers. more

Nov 7, 2017 1:24 PM Perspectives

Reformation Teaser

(c) Charlie Baber

After 500 years of the Reformation, the Wesley Bros pay tribute to the many reformers – especially the "ordinary folks" like us – who have worked to change the Church for the better. more

Oct 31, 2017 9:58 AM Perspectives

Protest-Ant Man Hi-Rez

(C) Charlie Baber. Used by Permission

The Wesley Bros acknowledge the far-reaching impact of Martin Luther's protest 500 years ago. more

Oct 27, 2017 9:36 AM Perspectives

Way of Salvation

Art by Charlie Baber

This week's Wesley Bros. draws the map of John's idea of how God's salvation comes to humans. more

Oct 20, 2017 3:13 PM Practicing Faith 1 Comments

In pure Southern cookin' fashion, the Wesley Bros. explain John's Three General Rules for today's United Methodists. more

Oct 5, 2017 3:07 PM Practicing Faith