Where did Pentecostalism come from? In this Seven Minute Seminary video, Dr. Scott Kisker traces the origins of this American and global phenomenon by describing the various Wesleyan and Methodist contexts from which it emerged in the Western world.
The entire purpose of Lent is a preparation to encounter the risen Lord as one moves through the events of Holy Week. In today's article, Dale M. Coulter offers insight into the Wesleyan reason for observing this solemn yet essential season of the church.
In today's Seven Minute Seminary video, Steve Rankin shares a vision for Christian discipleship that moves us beyond believing the right doctrines and engaging the right disciplines, and reaches far into our human dispositions.
What if instead of talking about church growth, we talked about church fruitfulness? Read more from Rachel Deigh as she reflects on recent conversations in her church.
Gareth Higgs shares 4 keys his local church took to become a more missionally-minded British Methodist congregation.
How people pray greatly impacts what they believe. The early Church taught its people prayers and how to pray so that their faith would be correct and intact. It was one of the ways the Church discipled its people and encouraged them in their spiritual life and growth. Read more from Steven Bruns as he continues his series on discipleship in the early church.
Scott Kisker explains how several traditions recaptured the significance of a genuine faith encounter with Jesus Christ following the Protestant Reformation.
Birthdays and anniversaries open opportunities to revisit big ideas and founding purposes. As Seedbed turns two we want to rehearse a bit of that with you, our friends, in this journey of sowing extravagantly for a great awakening.
In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Sandra Richter shares the story of King Josiah, who reformed the people of God and brought them back to living under God's covenant (2 Kings 22; 2 Chronicles 34).
Incarnation is not just a matter of tweaking our delivery method. It’s about planting new forms of church in bowling alleys, fitness centers, restaurants, etc.