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Empty Yourself

“Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus, who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men. 456 more words

Guest post: Searching for the 'real story' behind 18th century autobiography and conversion narrative

We have an early Easter treat for you with another guest post! Here, Bristol-based writer Lucienne Boyce considers the autobiography/conversion narrative of the eighteenth century figure Silas Told. 1,336 more words

Musings

George Washington, Methodism and Grisdale lead miners

‘There is a clear pool, whose waters gleam like silver. It is not tainted by shepherds, or by their she-goats grazing on the mountain. Nor is it muddied by cattle, or by birds or wild animals, or by a branch fallen from a tree.’ 1,669 more words

History

Significance and Thoughts From the Blood Moon 4.15.14 (Nisan 5774)

To begin, the significance is not in the blood moon itself but in the fact that it occurred on a feast day. It is also significant that the Hebrew month Nisan started on the first of the Gentile month. 970 more words

Seasonal Messages

The Extra Mile

I have just come across this short video about John Wesley, which I would commend to you.

The video is entitled ‘The Extra Mile’ and may be viewed by going to- 9 more words

Daily Musings

Book Review: John Wesley on the Christian Life

I recently finished Fred Sanders’ (@fredfredsanders) John Wesley on the Christian Life: The Heart Renewed in Love. I was doubly drawn to the book: having read Sanders’ The Deep Things of God, I had been acquainted with his rich devotion to the faith once for all delivered to the saints (Jude 3) and his helpful, clear writing. 1,056 more words

Wisdom

Lent Day #35 | Sanctification

For the past eight years I served as a youth pastor in two United Methodist Churches. In that time I was introduced to John Wesley, the Methodist Movement and the particularly Wesleyan understanding of sanctification. 442 more words

Christianity