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The Youth Ministry Collective is here—a place for youth pastors who believe that the love-driven, grace-filled theology of John Wesley is not just compelling, but is the most transformative way to understand the working of God in the world. Join other leaders in conversations about how this looks in youth ministry.

The Wesleyan movement is rich with a history of church planting. In Part II of our video interview with Ed Stetzer, he suggests 3 lessons to remember from our history if the Wesleyan-Methodist movement is to recapture its vision for planting churches in the 21st century.

In this proposal for a new "job description" for worship leaders, Nathan Smith argues that the goal of corporate worship should be to remind the people of God of the story of God’s redemption through Christ, which should make the Christian Worship Leader the best storytellers.

Many consider Mixed-Martial Arts to be a brutal sport not worthy of a Christian's attention. But Drew McIntyre, a Methodist minister, insists he's learned profound insights about pastoral ministry from watching the matches. Here he shares 5 points he's learned over the years.

Wesleyans and Methodists were some of the very early successful church planters in America centuries ago. In this video interview, Ed Stetzer shares why the heritage of church planting is essential to reclaim, and why Wesleyans are specially positioned to do so in America.

Funerals can be a difficult service to lead, which is probably why so many are done so poorly. In this open letter to fellow pastors, Talbot Davis shares 6 points of "dos and don'ts" from his experience of pastoring a large church.

One church in Rochester, NY now has a Mixed-Martial Arts gym onsite. They use it as a way to reach people interested in the popular US sport, and as a way to help people grow in their faith. Scott Huntington asks whether or not this is a valid form of evangelism and discipleship.

In part 3 of our video with Howard Snyder, he answers questions relating to John Wesley's practice of curating content for Christians to read, and helpfully suggests several of his sermons worth revisiting today.

Why is the person and ministry of John Wesley still relevant today, and what exactly did he mean by "Christian Perfection?" In Part II of this video series, Howard Snyder offers insight based on his classic book The Radical Wesley.

Why is the person and ministry of John Wesley still relevant today, and what exactly did he mean by "Christian Perfection?" In this short video, Howard Snyder offers insight based on his classic book The Radical Wesley.

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