Topic: John Wesley
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.
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.