Christian Education

“It cannot be that the people should grow in grace unless they give themselves to reading. A reading people will always be a knowing people. ”
― John Wesley

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Watch over 300 videos (and growing) produced by the United Methodist Church all about Methodism and Methodists. Clicking play on the video starts the playlist. Then just sit back and enjoy!

Love Feasts

Love Feasts

Now is a good time to revive the Love Feast tradition. "The Love Feast, or Agape Meal, is a Christian fellowship meal recalling the meals Jesus shared with disciples during his ministry and expressing the koinonia (community, sharing, fellowship) enjoyed by the family...

Methodism’s Music Man, Charles Wesley

Methodism’s Music Man, Charles Wesley

March 8, 2020 Born on December 18,1707, Charles Wesley became famous for the hymns he wrote (think "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing") and the movement he helped found with his older brother which grew to become The United Methodist Church. Historians at the United...

General Rules

General Rules

March 1, 2020 When properly interpreted, the General Rules of the United Societies provide helpful guidance for the Christian life. According to these rules, one should: • Do no harm.• Do good.• Attend upon all the ordinances of God. The first two of these are fairly...

Doctrine

Doctrine

February 23, 2020 One of the textbooks I’m reading for my upcoming class is Methodist Doctrine: The Essentials by Ted Campbell, and I thought Doctrine might be a good place to start. In addition to his role as professor of church history at Southern Methodist...

Introducing Methodist Moment

Introducing Methodist Moment

At a recent event here in Holston Conference, one of the activities involved talking about what is needed in order to move the church to a place of Reconciliation and Grace. The group I was sitting with strongly feel that there is a significant need to educate,...