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Thanks-Giving. Giving-Thanks.

This year, we made a pledge to raise enough contributions in food and money to provide for 120 families that are served through the ministry of Little Lights. In the eyes of the flesh, it was quite an overwhelming challenge, but by faith it was a challenge to which our church leadership said, “Yes.” However,…

A brand plucked from the fire!

When John Wesley grew up as a son among nineteen children of Rev. Samuel Wesley and Susannah Wesley, he spent much of his childhood in an area called Epworth in England. As a child there was a time when the parsonage or rectory was caught on fire. The Wesleys tried to get everyone out of…

On John Wesley’s View of Social Religion

John Wesley wrote: “The gospel of Christ knows of no religion, but social; no holiness but social holiness.”  The word “social” is being used here. And we must make sure we understand the use of this word. Very often in the mainline church, we mistake “social holiness” as social justice. No. Some even mistake this…