John Wesley often said that he instituted bands among the people called Methodist in order to create a setting where James 5:16 could be practiced and lived out.
The rapid growth of Methodism would not have been possible without the sacrifices and dedication of the early Wesleyan leaders.
These six marks provide a genetic structure—much like the DNA in a living organism—mutually working together to create the movement dynamics that led to the Wesleyan revival.
God does not ask us to do what he himself has not already done. God has given us the resources to love.
God has spoken to us in the person of Jesus Christ, and God still speaks through the revelation of his word in the Bible.
The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living and Holy Dying is the collective title of two books by Jeremy Taylor. Known as the "Shakespeare of Divines" for his poetical style, Taylor made a name for himself as a theologian and devotional writer.
There is nothing more destructive to personal relations than distrust, and the ancient Serpent tries to sow this distrust in Christians.
Christians can choose to receive what God offers, so that there can be in our lives reflections of the very nature of God.
A discipleship band is for anyone who desires to grow in love for God and neighbor. It is for those desiring to share life on a deeper level with a few others.
Jesus connects the mission of the church, the reception of the Holy Spirit, and forgiveness. He makes forgiveness what the church, the community of disciples, does in the world.