The Practical Divinity series continues this week with a post on the nature of John Wesley's small groups and one reason why they are so important—identity formation. As usual, we offer three ways to think through the implications of this theme for your own life and ministry.
In this series on John Wesley's "Practical Divinity," explore how his theology might uniquely help us to live as God's people. Each article will introduce a theological theme and offer applications for being the Church in the 21st century.
The place where life transformation happened in the Wesleyan tradition was always the class meeting. But overtime this powerful tradition has largely been abandoned. We will show you how you can reclaim class meetings at your church.
Practical Divnity | Can a person know they're saved? John Wesley certainly thought so. He believed assurance was a common privilege of the children of God. Read this introduction to Wesley's docrine of assurance with 3 ways in which it makes a difference.
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What differentiates Wesleyan preaching? In this Seedbed short, Dr. Lenny Luchetti explains the unique impact of Wesleyan sermons. He also details the preaching problem that he says is plaguing the 21st century and how we can overcome it. The best part is this digital download is FREE!
We continue with part two of our Alan Hirsch video series this afternoon. Alan Hirsch and Sean Gladding discuss discipleship, John Wesley, and church leadership.
Practical Divinity continues this week with a primer on John Wesley's view of sanctification as a privilege of all who believe. Included you'll find references to his works with links to recommended sermons for further reading.
Dividing lines are sharply drawn between systems of theology that often share more in common than is usually known. In this article, Dr. Fred Sanders explores the similarities between John Wesley's reform movement and that of his Puritan predecessors.
What do Wesleyans and Calvinists really have in common? Sometimes it seems these two schools of thought are worlds apart. But as brothers and sisters in Christ we are called to embrace each other. Read this article to find out what Wesleyans can learn from John Calvin.