Reared in the Church of England, Francis Asbury converted to Methodism after a religious experience in 1763. He became an itinerant preacher in England, and eventually answered John Wesleyâs call to spread Methodism to the American colonies Asburyâs time in America became turbulent during the American Revolution. Because John Wesley was against the war, many colonists suspected American Methodists of sympathizing with England. Although many Methodist missionaries fled back to England, Asbury was the only one to stay behind and continue evangelizing. After the war ended, Asbury became the preeminent leader of American Methodism, and John Wesley appointed him and Thomas Coke as superintendents (or later, bishops) During his career, Asbury traveled 300,000 miles, delivered 16,500…
The Works of John Newton, vol. 6
The final volume of Newton’s Works includes 236 letters and writings from Newton to his fellow preachers, to members of his congregation and community, and to unnamed individuals dealing with personal matters and in need of spiritual counsel. This collection also contains memoirs, commentary on social topics, political reflections, and Newton’s own thoughts on the slave trade.
A Tragic Death, a Family Rift—and a Chance to Learn the Truth After 55 Years
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The Truth Project
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In what language was the first non-English hymnal authorized by The United Methodist Church? Take The United Methodist Church history quiz. Return daily for another question.
How Do Preschool Programs Support School Readiness?
Watch this video to learn how the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework can be used to help prepare children age birth to 5 for school.
What Does Fullness of the Spirit Bring?
Sermon from Sunday, June 2, 2019
The sermon from Sunday, June 2, 2019, given by Pastor Angela Khabeb, can be heard by clicking here.
Why I am a CBF Baptist
By Heather Burke Well, my knee-jerk response is to say, “The SBC wouldn’t have me.” I’m a woman ordained to the gospel ministry. I don’t like other people telling me who God made me to be. God and …