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Living Faithfully - Human Sexuality and the United Methodist Church (Paperback): David L., Jr. Barnhart, David L Barnhart,... Living Faithfully - Human Sexuality and the United Methodist Church (Paperback)
David L., Jr. Barnhart, David L Barnhart, Rebekah K Jordon, Alex Joyner
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Your Ministry as a Steward (Paperback): Your Ministry as a Steward (Paperback)
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A brief guide for existing and prospective Circuit and Society Stewards in the Methodist Church of Southern Africa. It gives background information about the way these ministries have developed and explains some of the 'how to' of the tasks involved. Also includes questions for discussion for use in local congregation training sessions.

Memorable Women of Irish Methodism in Ireland in the Last Century (Paperback): Charles Henry Crookshank Memorable Women of Irish Methodism in Ireland in the Last Century (Paperback)
Charles Henry Crookshank
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Revival [large Print] - Faith as Wesley Lived It (Large print, Paperback, Large type / large print edition): Adam Hamilton Revival [large Print] - Faith as Wesley Lived It (Large print, Paperback, Large type / large print edition)
Adam Hamilton
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Large Print Edition. Wesley s message and his faith continue to speak to 21st-century Christians calling for a revival of our hearts and souls so that our world might be changed.

Join Adam Hamilton for a six-week journey as he travels to England, following the life of John Wesley and exploring his defining characteristics of a Wesleyan Christian. Wesley s story is our story. It defines our faith and it challenges us to rediscover our spiritual passion."

Wesley - A Plain Man for Plain People (Paperback): L.D. Hulley Wesley - A Plain Man for Plain People (Paperback)
L.D. Hulley
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What Is a Nazarene? - Understanding Our Place in the Religious Community (Paperback, Revised, Updated ed.): Wes Tracy, Stan... What Is a Nazarene? - Understanding Our Place in the Religious Community (Paperback, Revised, Updated ed.)
Wes Tracy, Stan Ingersol
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Around the turn of the 19th century, the Holiness Movement blossomed in America. Wesleyan-Holiness denominations sprang up all over the country. In 1907-8, five of these joined together to form the Church of the Nazarene.The dream that drew the founders together was a believers church in the Wesleyan tradition. It is the same dream that guides the Church of the Nazarene today. But how does that translate into a world where denominational lines don t seem to matter as much as they used to? How is a Nazarene different from a Presbyterian, Baptist, or Pentecostal brother or sister in Christ? What is a Nazarene? answers those questions in concise, easy-to-understand terms, as it examines the similarities and differences between the Church of the Nazarene and other mainline Christian denominations. With refreshing insight and candor, What is a Nazarene? will acquaint you with the heritage that birthed a vision that made a dream come true.

Grace to Lead - Practicing Leadership in the Wesleyan Tradition, Revised Edition (Paperback): Carder Kenneth, Laceye C. Warner Grace to Lead - Practicing Leadership in the Wesleyan Tradition, Revised Edition (Paperback)
Carder Kenneth, Laceye C. Warner
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Aldersgate and Athens - John Wesley and the Foundations of Christian Belief (Paperback): William J. Abraham Aldersgate and Athens - John Wesley and the Foundations of Christian Belief (Paperback)
William J. Abraham
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In his day, John Wesley offered important insights on how to obtain knowledge of God that readily bears fruit in our own times. As premiere Wesleyan scholar William Abraham shows, Wesley's most famous spiritual experience is rife with philosophical significance and implications. Throughout, Abraham brings Wesley's works into fruitful conversation with some of the most important work in contemporary epistemology. Lyrically and succinctly he explores the simultaneous epistemological quest and spiritual pilgrimage that were central to Wesley and the Evangelical Revival of the eighteenth century. In so doing, he provides a learned and eye-opening meditation upon the relationship between reason and faith.

Khatekizimu - Senior (Zulu, Paperback): Khatekizimu - Senior (Zulu, Paperback)
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A Plain Account of Christian Perfection, Annotated (Paperback, Annotated edition): John Wesley A Plain Account of Christian Perfection, Annotated (Paperback, Annotated edition)
John Wesley; Contributions by Randy L. Maddox
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American Saint - Francis Asbury and the Methodists (Paperback): John Wigger American Saint - Francis Asbury and the Methodists (Paperback)
John Wigger
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English-born Francis Asbury was one of the most important religious leaders in American history. Asbury single-handedly guided the creation of the American Methodist church, which became the largest Protestant denomination in nineteenth-century America, and laid the foundation of the Holiness and Pentecostal movements that flourish today. In American Saint, John Wigger has written the definitive biography of Asbury and, by extension, a revealing interpretation of the early years of the Methodist movement in America. Asbury emerges here as not merely an influential religious leader, but a fascinating character, who lived an extraordinary life. His cultural sensitivity was matched only by his ability to organize. His life of prayer and voluntary poverty were legendary, as was his generosity to the poor. He had a remarkable ability to connect with ordinary people, and he met with thousands of them as he crisscrossed the nation, riding more than one hundred and thirty thousand miles between his arrival in America in 1771 and his death in 1816. Indeed Wigger notes that Asbury was more recognized face-to-face than any other American of his day, including Thomas Jefferson and George Washington.

The Way to Heaven - The Gospel According to John Wesley (Paperback, 2nd ed): Steve Harper The Way to Heaven - The Gospel According to John Wesley (Paperback, 2nd ed)
Steve Harper
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Is There a Way to Heaven? The great evangelist John Wesley believed there is, and he developed his theology to help people make the journey from sin to salvation. In Wesley's "order of salvation," God's grace is the keynote from start to finish. The Way to Heaven is a twentieth-anniversary revision of John Wesley's Message for Today. Dr. Steve Harper presents Wesley's writings and the ideas of Wesley scholars in language that is clear and accessible but never simplistic. Written in the spirit of Wesley, here are "plain words for plain people." The heart of this book is a thoughtful and inspiring look at Wesley's theology of grace and its power to transform. Included are two new chapters. "Vision and Means" explores Wesley's mission and methods, and "To Serve the Present Age" considers the impact and relevance of his message today. In addition, an updated reading list facilitates further study, and questions at the end of each chapter stimulate personal reflection and small group discussion. Ideal as a textbook or for personal study and reflection, this book will advance your knowledge and piety as you travel "the way to heaven."

Guidelines for Leading Your Congregation 2017-2020 Korean (Korean, Paperback): Dal Joon Won Guidelines for Leading Your Congregation 2017-2020 Korean (Korean, Paperback)
Dal Joon Won
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John Wesley: A Brand From The Burning - The Life of John Wesley (Paperback, New ed): Roy Hattersley John Wesley: A Brand From The Burning - The Life of John Wesley (Paperback, New ed)
Roy Hattersley 2
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John Wesley led the Second English Reformation. His Methodist 'Connexion' was divided from the Church of England, not by dogma and doctrine but by the new relationship which it created between clergy and people. Throughout a life tortured by doubt about true faith and tormented by a series of bizarre relationships with women, Wesley kept his promise to 'live and die an ordained priest of the Established Church'. However by the end of the long pilgrimage - from the Oxford Holy Club through colonial Georgia to every market place in England - he knew that separation was inevitable. But he could not have realised that his influence on the new industrial working class would play a major part in shaping society during the century of Britain's greatest power and influence and that Methodism would become a worldwide religion and the inspiration of 20th century television evangelism.

Praying with the Wesleys - Foundations of Methodist Spirituality (Paperback): John R. Tyson Praying with the Wesleys - Foundations of Methodist Spirituality (Paperback)
John R. Tyson
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Methodism and Politics in British Society 1750-1850 (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 31) (Hardcover):... Methodism and Politics in British Society 1750-1850 (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 31) (Hardcover)
David Hempton
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Originally published in 1984, this book charts the political and social consequences of Methodist expansion in the first century of its existence. While the relationship between Methodism and politics is the central subject of the book a number of other important themes are also developed. The Methodist revival is placed in the context of European pietism, enlightenment thought forms, 18th century popular culture, and Wesley's theological and political opinions. Throughout the book Methodism is treated on a national scale, although the regional, chronological and religious diversity of Methodist belief and practice is also emphasized.

Methodism: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback): William J. Abraham Methodism: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)
William J. Abraham
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Beginning as a renewal movement within Anglicanism in the eighteenth century, Methodism had become the largest Protestant denomination in the USA in the nineteenth century, and is today one of the most vibrant forms of Christianity. Representing a complex spiritual and evangelistic experiment that involves a passionate commitment to worldwide mission, it covers a global network of Christian denominations. In this Very Short Introduction William J. Abraham trace Methodism from its origins in the work of John Wesley and the hymns of his brother, Charles Wesley, in the eighteenth century, right up to the present. Considering the identity, nature, and history of Methodism, Abraham provides a fresh account of the place of Methodism in the life and thought of the Christian Church. Describing the message of Methodism, and who the Methodists are, he also considers the practices of Methodism, and discusses the global impact of Methodism and its decline in the homelands. Finally Abraham looks forward, and considers the future prospects for Methodism. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

The Methodist Unification - Christianity and the Politics of Race in the Jim Crow Era (Hardcover): Morris L. Davis The Methodist Unification - Christianity and the Politics of Race in the Jim Crow Era (Hardcover)
Morris L. Davis
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"Draws upon previously neglected primary sources to offer a ground-breaking analysis of the intertwined political, racial, and religious dynamics at work in the institutional merging of three American Methodist denominations in 1939. Davis boldly examines the conflicted ethics behind a dominant American religious culture's justification and preservation of racial segregation in the reformulation of its post-slavery institutional presence in American society. His work provides a much-needed, critical discussion of the racial issues that pervaded American religion and culture in the early twentieth century.a
--Wendy J. Deichmann Edwards, Academic Dean and Associate Professor of History and Theology, United Theological Seminary, Dayton Ohio

aA discerning, sober, and troubling probing of the preoccupation within the Methodist Church with Christian nationalism, civilization as defined by white Anglo-Saxon manhood, and race, race consciousness and athe problem of the Negroa that was foundational to and constitutive of a reunited Methodism. A must read for students of early 20th century America.a
--Russell E. Richey, Emory University

In the early part of the twentieth century, Methodists were seen by many Americans as the most powerful Christian group in the country. Ulysses S. Grant is rumored to have said that during his presidency there were three major political parties in the U.S., if you counted the Methodists.

The Methodist Unification focuses on the efforts among the Southern and Northern Methodist churches to create a unified national Methodist church, and how their plan for unification came to institutionalizeracism and segregation in unprecedented ways. How did these Methodists conceive of what they had just formed as auniteda when members in the church body were racially divided?

Moving the history of racial segregation among Christians beyond a simplistic narrative of racism, Morris L. Davis shows that Methodists in the early twentieth century -- including high-profile African American clergy -- were very much against racial equality, believing that mixing the races would lead to interracial marriages and threaten the social order of American society.

The Methodist Unification illuminates the religious culture of Methodism, Methodists' self-identification as the primary carriers of "American Christian Civilization," and their influence on the crystallization of whiteness during the Jim Crow Era as a legal category and cultural symbol.

Amabal'engwe Ngobukhokeli Neknlasi (Xhosa, Paperback): Ernest Baartman Amabal'engwe Ngobukhokeli Neknlasi (Xhosa, Paperback)
Ernest Baartman
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The Origins of Primitive Methodism (Hardcover): Sandy Calder The Origins of Primitive Methodism (Hardcover)
Sandy Calder
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This book shows that while the Primitive Methodist Connexion's mature social character was working-class, this did not reflect its social origins. It was never the church of the working class, the great majority of whose churchgoers went elsewhere: rather it was the church whose commitment to its emotional witness was increasingly incompatible with middle-class pretensions. Sandy Calder shows that the Primitive Methodist Connexion was a religious movement led by a fairly prosperous elite of middle-class preachers and lay officials appealing to a respectable working-class constituency. This reality has been obscured by the movement's self-image as a persecuted community of humble Christians, an image crafted by Hugh Bourne, and accepted by later historians, whether Methodists with a denominational agenda to promote or scholars in search of working-class radicals. Primitive Methodists exaggerated their hardships and deliberately under-played their social status and financial success. Primitive Methodism in the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries became the victim of its own founding mythology, because the legend of a community of persecuted outcasts, concealing its actual respectability, deterred potential recruits. SANDY CALDER graduated with a PhD in Religious Studies from the Open University and has previously worked in the private sector.

Freedom's Prophet - Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers (Paperback): Richard S Newman Freedom's Prophet - Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers (Paperback)
Richard S Newman
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An Interview with the Author on the History News Network

A Founding Father with a Vision of Equality Richard Newman's op-ed in "The Philadelphia Inquirer"

Author Spotlight in "The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle"

"Gold" Winner of the 2008 "Foreword Magazine" Book of the Year Award, Biography Category

Freedom's Prophet is a long-overdue biography of Richard Allen, founder of the first major African-American church and the leading black activist of the early American republic. A tireless minister, abolitionist, and reformer, Allen inaugurated some of the most important institutions in African-American history and influenced nearly every black leader of the nineteenth century, from Douglass to Du Bois.

Allen (1760-1831) was born a slave in colonial Philadelphia, secured his freedom during the American Revolution, and became one of the nations leading black activists before the Civil War. Among his many achievements, Allen helped form the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, co-authored the first copyrighted pamphlet by an African American writer, published the first African American eulogy of George Washington, and convened the first national convention of black reformers. In a time when most black men and women were categorized as slave property, Allen was championed as a black hero. As Richard S. Newman writes, Allen must be considered one of America's black Founding Fathers.

In this thoroughly engaging and beautifully written book, Newman describes Allen's continually evolving life and thought, setting both in the context of his times. From Allen's early antislavery struggles and belief in interracial harmony to his later reflections on black democracy and black emigration, Newman traces Allen's impact on American reform and reformers, on racial attitudes during the years of the early republic, and on the black struggle for justice in the age of Adams, Jefferson, Madison, and Washington. Whether serving as Americas first black bishop, challenging slaveholding statesmen in a nation devoted to liberty, or visiting the President's House (the first black activist to do so), this important book makes it clear that Allen belongs in the pantheon of Americas great founding figures. Freedom's Prophet reintroduces Allen to today's readers and restores him to his rightful place in our nation's history.

The Rise of Methodism: A Study of Bedfordshire, 1736-1851 (Hardcover): Jonathan Rodell The Rise of Methodism: A Study of Bedfordshire, 1736-1851 (Hardcover)
Jonathan Rodell
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This radical re-examination of the rise of early nineteenth-century Britain's largest popular movement draws on a wide range of evidence to give a bottom-up account of the growth, life and impact of early Methodism in the unlikely stronghold of Bedfordshire. The study digs beneath the seemingly steady advance portrayed by official membership statistics to uncover a much more unstable and rapidly changing picture in which different generations and social groups appropriated the religious structures of the movement as vehicles to express a wide variety of aspirations and grievances. JONATHAN RODELL read history at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He was a Visiting Fellow at Southern Methodist University, Dallas and now teaches for Cambridge University's Institute of Continuing Education.

Living as United Methodist Christians - Our Story, Our Beliefs, Our Lives (Paperback): a Langford, S. Langford Living as United Methodist Christians - Our Story, Our Beliefs, Our Lives (Paperback)
a Langford, S. Langford
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Pastors Andy and Sally Langford take a unique approach in this six-session study by looking at how United Methodists claim and live their faith as individuals and as a denomination. Through the study, you will gain insightinto The United Methodist Church, its beliefs and faith practices. Living as United Methodist Christians is ideal for small groups, new member classes, and disciple training classes and includes: An introduction that sets the stage for exploring the belief and practices of United Methodist Christians Six chapters that will help learners hear and claim for themselves the Christian story, particular emphases and beliefs of United Methodists, and ways to live as a United Methodist Christian Leader and learner helps such as reflection questions placed near main text material to which they refer. These helps will stimulate discussion about the reflections or insights participants gain from the material "

The Man Who Worked On Sundays (Paperback): Leslie Skinner The Man Who Worked On Sundays (Paperback)
Leslie Skinner
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Leslie Skinner was born in 1911 and ordained as a Methodist Minister in 1941, the same year he also married and was commissioned as an Army Chaplain where he initially served in the Middle East. On D-Day he was the first British Chaplain to land on the Normandy beaches. While attached to the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry, a territorial armoured regiment, he made it his self-appointed task to make sure no soldier was reported missing, if possible, and if dead given a Christian burial. He also refused to allow tank crews to recover the bodies from knocked-out tanks. His diary covers the period from D-Day to the end of the war.

Worshiping with United Methodists - A Guide for Pastors and Church Leaders (Paperback, Revised): Hoyt L. Hickman Worshiping with United Methodists - A Guide for Pastors and Church Leaders (Paperback, Revised)
Hoyt L. Hickman
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Revised and updated, this popular book shows pastors and worship leaders the basics of United Methodist worship.

In this straightforward and updated commentary, Hoyt Hickman explains the basic pattern of United Methodist worship within the broader context of Christian worship. Drawing upon five basic principles, the author explains the formative nature of worship and how it can revitalize persons' lives. These principles are: God's Word is primary; active congregational participation is crucial; spontaneity and order are both important; worship should be relevant and inclusive; and worship is communion. This revision will highlight the African-American contribution to UM worship, discuss at greater length what the various worship styles mean for us today, say more about the formative nature of worship, and include updated resources including the Abingdon Worship Annual, the Abingdon Preaching Annual, and WorshipConnection.

Explains basic resources for planning and leading worship. Gives the basic pattern of UM worship and its origins. Gives practical suggestions how to renew and revitalize worship. Helps pastors be effective leaders in planning and revitalizing worship. Helps pastors understand and communicate the uniqueness of UM worship. Helps pastors lead their congregation into a deeper and richer experience of God through worship.

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