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Category: Church History

The Birth of the Band Meeting

The band meeting was a form of discipleship that helped small groups of men and women practice intense vulnerability and confession of sin together. Watch this Seven Minute Seminary video by Dr. Scott Kisker as he traces the history of this powerful spiritual discipline.

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Three Results of the Reformation

The global impact of the Protestant Reformation is difficult to overestimate. In today’s Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Joseph Wood describes three important results from the Protestant movements that re-centered the church on the gospel.

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The Five Solas of the Protestant Reformation

The five solas of the Protestant Reformation are considered by many to be the unifying themes of the movement. Watch this Seven Minute Seminary as Dr. Kenneth Collins explains their significance and then frames them by a further, Wesleyan understanding.

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Strange Stirrings of the Spirit

“God works in a mysterious way, his wonders to perform,” said William Cowper in 1774. I fully agree. One of those mysterious ways is providence (a big theme in John Wesley, about which I’ve written).

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