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Madeline Carrasco Henners

Assistant Professor in the Practice of Contextual Ministries

Director of Contextual Ministries

Director of IRB


Madeline teaches in the areas of spiritual formation and field education. She directs the Contextual Ministries program with an emphasis on spiritual disciplines, discipleship, accountability, ministerial theology, and the doctrine of God. Madeline also serves as the Director of the Internal Review Board of Human Subject Research for the DMin program. Areas of interest for Madeline include spiritual formation, supernatural ministry, charismatic awakening, and church renewal.



BA, Southwestern University (2003)

MDiv, Duke Divinity School (2007)

DMin, United Theological Seminary, Randy Clark Scholars Cohort (2019)



“Methodism and the Gifts of the Spirit,” in The Next Methodism: Theological, Social, and Missional Foundations for Global Methodism, edited by Kenneth J. Collins and Ryan Danker, Seedbed, 2022.

“Resources for an Aspiring Methocostal,” in Firebrand Magazine, 2021.

“Awakening Orthodoxy,” in A Firm Foundation: Hope and Vision for a New Methodist Future, Seedbed, 2017.

“Revive Us Again,” in Good News Magazine, 2016.


Madeline is an ordained Elder in the Rio Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church who served within the local church for over twelve years. She has ministered in a variety of capacities, as both an Associate pastor and solo pastor. Areas of focus in her professional ministry have included spiritual formation and discipleship for all ages, young adult and women’s ministry, administrative organization, and preaching and teaching. Since its inception, Madeline has served on the Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA) Council and is currently the board chair of Spirit & Truth. She is frequently invited to speak at various revivals, retreats, women’s conferences, and WCA events around the country.



Madeline is married to David Henners, an architect from Liverpool, England. They celebrated their fifteen-year wedding anniversary in 2022. In her free time, Madeline is a golfer, decorator, movie enthusiast, and new convert to the K-Drama genre.

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