Topic: John Wesley
John Wesley warned one of his preachers regularly and severely about his excessive vanity and unwillingness to study or pray. For 17 years.
Purpose-driven approaches to church growth say we should ditch the denominational label. This is exactly the wrong way to go.
There may be churches that don’t care about growth. But these can’t possibly be Methodist.
How a toy car, an eminent theologian, Prohibition and an 18th century book of medicinal recipes unlock a history of innovation.