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Topic: John Wesley

November 22, 2010

Tom Arthur: Give up authority to get it back

Asbury didn’t just rest on his ordination by Wesley. He sought election by American Methodists as their bishop.

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December 21, 2009

Will Willimon: Churches can love their denominational heritage and also grow

Purpose-driven approaches to church growth say we should ditch the denominational label. This is exactly the wrong way to go.

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March 19, 2012

Tom Arthur: The foursquare gospel

Jesus didn’t hang out in the office.

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January 27, 2010

Will Willimon: Anything worth doing for God is worth counting.

There may be churches that don’t care about growth. But these can’t possibly be Methodist.

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May 22, 2012

Jason Byassee: Innovation and the prudential means of grace

How a toy car, an eminent theologian, Prohibition and an 18th century book of medicinal recipes unlock a history of innovation.

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March 23, 2010

Jim Harnish: How to correct someone who works for you

John Wesley warned one of his preachers regularly and severely about his excessive vanity and unwillingness to study or pray. For 17 years.

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