Ever felt stuck in ways of doing church that produce less and less fruit each year? John Wesley sure did—until he stumbled on to seven ways to connect with non-churched people that ignited a revival. Discover how those seven methods of early Methodism, recast for the 21st century, can bring fresh faith to pre-Christian people and unleash a new wave of the Spirit in our day.
Discussion guides in each chapter facilitate interaction for leadership teams and small groups, and offer practice for successful implementation.
This is a 7 week study. There will be 4 different groups meeting and space in each is limited, so sign up by the office to reserve your spot. Some will meet at #HHOPE, some in people’s homes. Cost for the book is $12 through the church.
1) Begins Thursday, January 25, 6:30 p.m., led by Jon & Liza Basden at their home.
2) Begins Monday, January 29, 6:30 p.m., led by Steve & Diane Williams at their home.
3) Begins Tuesday, January 30, 1:30 p.m., (women only) led by Dana Kluemke at Highland Hope-Faithfulness Room.
4) Begins Wednesday, January 31, 6:30 p.m., (women only) led by Wendi Munguia at Highland Hope-Patience Room.
I was inspired! This is a terrific read that my leadership team will be reading together.
–Adam Hamilton, Senior Pastor, The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection
… helpful to pastors and laity alike!
–Scott Jones, Bishop, Great Plains Conference (UMC)
… Roger shares the spiritual core that leads and sustains vital, life changing ministry.
-Mike Slaughter, Senior Pastor Ginghamsburg United Methodist Church
…A beautifully written book…
–Bill Easum, Author, Consultant, and Founder, 21st Century Strategies, Inc.
… seven practices worthy of conversation, contemplation and promulgation.
–Jonathan D. Keaton, Bishop, Illinois Great Rivers Conference (UMC)
…helpful to Christians across the denominational landscape. Study it in groups – It will deepen your faith and help you move far beyond church walls.
–Martha Grace Reese, Author of Unbinding the Gospel
…Roger invites us to see, love and relate to the neighbors all around us with a new heart and new eyes.
–Gregory Vaughn Palmer, Bishop, West Ohio Conference (UMC)
… Roger shares how pastors and church leaders can shape the culture of their church to reach
–Jim Griffith, Griffith Coaching