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Author Archive for Cletus Hull

Cletus L. Hull, III, M.Div. (Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry), D.Min. (Fuller Theological Seminary), Ph.D. (Regent University), has served as a pastor with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) for 32 years and psychiatric chaplain for 30 years. He teaches courses in New Testament at Biblical Life Institute in Freeport, Pennsylvania. He has researched the growing Disciples of Christ churches in Puerto Rico and has an interest in the significance of the Stone-Campbell churches in American Christianity. His article, "My Church is a Mental Hospital" appeared in the Summer 2015 issue of Healing Line. He is the author of The Wisdom of the Cross and the Power of the Spirit in the Corinthian Church: Grounding Pneumatic Experiences and Renewal Studies in the Cross of Christ (Pickwick, 2018). Twitter: @cletus_hull, Facebook, www.CletusHull.com

Nicaragua 2019: Reach, Touch, and Bless

Nicaragua 2019: Reach, Touch, and Bless

From August 3-10, 2019, Trinity United Christian Church of Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania, traveled on a mission trip to León, Nicaragua. Working with “On Eagles Wings Ministry” in León, our mission included (in the pictures) feeding and serving children, building and painting a new house (our church gave $9,000 to build this house). We also had […]

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Wisdom and Power in the Cross of Christ

Wisdom and Power in the Cross of Christ

Excerpts from The Wisdom of the Cross and the Power of the Spirit in the Corinthian Church: Grounding Pneumatic Experiences and Renewal Studies in the Cross of Christ. Abstract: The cross of Christ crucified symbolized the central theme of Paul’s ministry. In his letter to the Corinthians, the apostle commenced his correspondence with “the message […]

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Healing and Salvation in the Cross of Christ

Healing and Salvation in the Cross of Christ

What are some of the practical implications of a theology of the cross and the Spirit in the realm of healing and ministry? This excerpt comes from the final chapter of Cletus Hull’s book, The Wisdom of the Cross and the Power of the Spirit in the Corinthian Church. As a pastor for thirty years, […]

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The Cross Divides the Saved and Lost by God’s Power

The Cross Divides the Saved and Lost by God’s Power

It is the power of God that uses all that the Cross of Christ represents to separate those that are being rescued from those that are lost. This excerpt from Cletus Hull’s book, The Wisdom of the Cross and the Power of the Spirit in the Corinthian Church, is an exegetical study of First Corinthians […]

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Christology and the Cross

Christology and the Cross

There is power in the cross of Christ. In this excerpt, pastor, theologian, and historian Cletus Hull introduces us to his new book, The Wisdom of the Cross and the Power of the Spirit in the Corinthian Church: Grounding Pneumatic Experiences and Renewal Studies in the Cross of Christ.   The cross of Jesus and […]

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Embrace the Spirit this Pentecost

Embrace the Spirit this Pentecost

“After the Holy Spirit is come upon you…” Acts 1:8 May 20, 2018 is Pentecost Sunday. You’ve seen it before, an old house that goes through an extreme makeover—it is like a brand new home! The attraction is the compelling contrast between life before and life after. Consider, then, the contrast between the Christian life […]

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Joan Paddock Maxwell: Soul Support

Joan Paddock Maxwell: Soul Support

Joan Paddock Maxwell, Soul Support: Spiritual Encounters at Life’s End (Resource Publications, 2017), 230 pages, ISBN 9781532618741. Having served as a chaplain in two Pennsylvania State psychiatric hospitals for twenty-nine years, I was interested in reading the memoirs of hospital chaplain, Joan Paddock Maxwell’s, Soul Support: Spiritual Encounters at Life’s End. Maxwell chronicles her reminiscences […]

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David Courey: What Has Wittenberg to do with Azusa?

David Courey: What Has Wittenberg to do with Azusa?

David J. Courey, What Has Wittenberg to do with Azusa?: Luther’s Theology of the Cross and Pentecostal Triumphalism (Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015), 304 pages, ISBN: 9780567671899. Dr. David Courey is the Dean of graduate Studies at Continental Theological Seminary in Brussels, Belgium. In addition, he was a pastor for thirty years and taught in Bible […]

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The Power of the Cross and Healing in a Pastor’s Ministry

The Power of the Cross and Healing in a Pastor’s Ministry

Introduction As a Christian youth, the first book I read from cover-to-cover was David Wilkerson’s The Cross and the Switchblade. For my senior paper in college, I wrote about “The Wisdom of the Cross in 1 Corinthians 1:18.” Throughout my life, the theme of the cross of Jesus has appeared in my life and academic […]

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Pneumatic Medicine and Mental Health

Pneumatic Medicine and Mental Health

I spoke with the Pennsylvania Society of Chaplains in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on October 11, 2016 about my ministry work with mental illness, patients, and staff in 3 psychiatric hospitals for 28 years with what I call “Pneumatic Medicine.” Pneumatic Medicine is the combination of prayer with medical and psychiatric expertise. I have discovered that the […]

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Frank Matera: God’s Saving Grace

Frank Matera: God’s Saving Grace

Frank J. Matera, God’s Saving Grace: A Pauline Theology (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2012), 283 pages, ISBN 9780802867476. In Frank Matera’s God’s Saving Grace: A Pauline Theology the author considers with careful and solid scholarship the totality of Paul’s themes in the canonical thirteen letters of scripture. Matera, a Roman Catholic and professor of Biblical Studies […]

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Gary Wilkerson: David Wilkerson: The Cross, the Switchblade, and the Man Who Believed

Gary Wilkerson: David Wilkerson: The Cross, the Switchblade, and the Man Who Believed

Gary Wilkerson, with R.S.B. Sawyer, David Wilkerson: The Cross, the Switchblade, and the Man Who Believed (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2014), ISBN 9780310326274 David Wilkerson: The Cross, the Switchblade, and the Man Who Believed is an honest and candor assessment written by the son of David Wilkerson (founder of Teen Challenge and personality behind the famed story […]

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Basil the Great: On the Holy Spirit

Basil the Great: On the Holy Spirit

Basil the Great, trans. Stephen Hildebrand, On the Holy Spirit, Popular Patristics (Yonkers, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2011). In the fourth century after Christ, with the full deity of the Third Person of the Trinity at stake, St. Basil the Great comes firmly establishing a scriptural basis for the divinity of the Holy Spirit. […]

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Two Spring 2016 Conferences

Two Spring 2016 Conferences

Cletus Hull presents papers at EGLBS 2016 and the Stone-Campbell Journal Conference. Recently, I presented papers at two different conferences. On March 10, 11, 2016, I attended the EGLBS 2016 (Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society) at Mohican State Park & Conference Center in Loudonville, Ohio. My paper “The Purpose of Suffering and Glory in the […]

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