I received what was called a local preacher’s license in 1952, when I was only 17 years old. That means I have been at…
Julia Foote and the Geography of Witness
What do you know of Zanesville, Ohio? History buffs might enjoy its distinct Y-shaped bridge or explore its history as part of the Underground…
Phoebe Palmer and the Day of Days
A while back, a well-known pastor made remarks about a female pastor that were distasteful and offensive. While respecting the pastor's different viewpoint knowing…
Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ Reckoning Before Revival
For many, reckoning means hope.
Wesleyan Accent ~ Tune In: New Room Livestream
This week, on your lunch break or between meetings, while you're folding laundry or recuperating from surgery, the must-see experience is the New Room…
Pete Bellini ~ Methodism on Fire
The Holy Spirit is always at work in the world and in the church regardless of the problems that we face and regardless of the darkness that seems to prevail.
Carolyn Moore ~ Lord, Bend Us
I wonder, too. Who among us is ready to take God at his word? Who is ready to spend time in repentance, time in surrender, time in confession of faith? Who is willing to be inconvenienced for the sake of the gospel of Jesus Christ, to be moved to their knees? Who is ready to cry out, not just for ourselves, but for the effectiveness of the Church, for the effectiveness of the gospel flowing through us, for the gospel’s power to renew the world?
Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ Camp Meetings and Revivals in 21st Century North American Methodism
Physically setting apart time in a dedicated space grabs your whole body’s attention: it breaks up your habits, your routine. You physically go somewhere specifically for the purpose of attending to your soul.
Maxie Dunnam ~ Repent But Do Not Whimper
The setting is ripe for revival. And the essential response to that possibility is for God’s people not to whimper. Acknowledge our sin, and repent, yes, but not whimper. Could it be that we are mistakenly centered on institutional unity, when a prior issue is crying for attention: unity in the Gospel. We can have institutional unity without revival, but we can’t have revival without Gospel unity that will come through repentance and the presence and power of the Holy Spirit.