What I Have Come to Believe

By the Rev. Arthur H. Holt

Are you wavering in some of your theological convictions? Have you given faith the boot from your life, believing it has no place in our modern scientific world? Or are you confused about how to reconcile what you read in Scripture with the “love all” model Jesus Christ offers in his own life? From conservative evangelical to theological liberal, the spiritual journey of retired South Carolina United Methodist pastor the Rev. Arthur H. Holt has evolved over the years. Here, Holt explores his theology, reflecting on everything from abortion, science, sexuality, and the End Times to sin, the spirit, and the Bible.


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— The Rev. Robert Clemons

About the author:

The Rev. Arthur H. Holt is a retired United Methodist pastor who grew up in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and is a 1972 graduate of Wofford College. He earned his Master of Divinity from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in 1979 and has pastored churches across South Carolina. Married to his wife, Penny, for more than 50 years, they have two children and four grandchildren.

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