Discipleship

Discipleship Cruise

Discipleship Cruise

Havana, Cuba May 21-25, 2018 Starting at $1025 per person You are invited! Join us for a 4-day transformative experience aboard the Norwegian SKY. Cruise to Cuba & the Bahamas. Watch your special invitation from Kim Gladden, Jo Anne and Wayne Lyon, and Wayne...
Organic Outreach Conference

Organic Outreach Conference

Organic Outreach for Ordinary People April 28, 2018 8:30AM – 4:00PM | conference April 27 | 6:00PM | Wesleyan Dinner Daybreak Church 3501 Baldwin Street Hudsonville, MI 49426 $49 - $299 Registration (USD) includes full-day conference, conference materials, lunch...
We are #BetterTogether

We are #BetterTogether

More than 320+ youth and kids’ workers (clergy and lay) across North America gathered to seek God, refuel their souls and discover how they are #bettertogether at the annual Fuel Conference. The event was held in early February in Fishers, Indiana. Fuel has...
Something happened to Mike

Something happened to Mike

Mike Billat’s family attended Crane Community Chapel in Austin, Minnesota, for several years while he stayed home or did other things. He had no interest in God. One Wednesday evening while his wife and children were at church, Mike asked God to speak to him and show...
Resource Center’s vision becomes reality

Resource Center’s vision becomes reality

Late this summer, The Wesleyan Church announced the launch of its new Resource Center–created to serve the local church. The vision of the Resource Center is to create a platform to provide local churches the ability to equip each other. Resource Center now hosts over...
High Plains discipleship

High Plains discipleship

At times, the ministry of Pastor Darwin Tsosie and his wife, Ann, on the Navajo reservation looks like ministry in any church. At other times, it appears unique. Ministry opportunities at Red Rock Wesleyan Church occur due to the poverty of many, each a light shining...
Reaching neighbors in Nashville

Reaching neighbors in Nashville

First Wesleyan Church in Nashville, Tennessee, is multicultural and multigenerational and full of energy and creativity. The church is actively involved in outreach opportunities throughout Nashville. Reaching the nations The Wesleyan Church has a long history rooted...
Discipleship in a Multiethnic Context Webinar

Discipleship in a Multiethnic Context Webinar

Join us on Tuesday, November 7 at 4:00 pm EST for our upcoming discipleship webinar New Zealand viewing time: Wednesday, November 8 at 9:00 am Discipleship in a Multiethnic Context Would you like to know what discipleship looks like in a multiethnic context? Join us...
The story of Ruth

The story of Ruth

Ruth* was raised in Pakistan as a Muslim, hearing in the Koran that Jesus was only a great prophet of Allah. However, she discovered a Christian friend in Pakistan who left a good impression of Jesus Christ. Years later, she received a scholarship for an education in...
Lyon has fond memories of time spent in Cuba

Lyon has fond memories of time spent in Cuba

On Wayne Lyon’s sixth birthday, he and his family were on their way to the Isle of Pines (Isla de la Juventud), Cuba. His parents involved him in the idea of missions from a young age by encouraging his creativity and imagination toward the idea. While living on the...
Cuba’s Discipleship Model is a Home Run

Cuba’s Discipleship Model is a Home Run

During Jesus’ early ministry, it was very common for teachers to raise up disciples and teach and guide them to a path of growth. In Israel, there was a strong tendency to become a father figure, teacher, leader and spiritual guide to the disciple. At that time, being...
Discipleship Webinar

Discipleship Webinar

September 26, 2017 12 Noon EST Discipleship Webinar Please join us as the entire Church Multiplication & Discipleship (CMAD) team shares an understanding of the discipleship prompts that can help guide you as you plan your discipleship model. Joining me will be:...
Missional Churches: a ZIP Code Strategy

Missional Churches: a ZIP Code Strategy

I was in the sixth grade when the United States Postal System introduced ZIP codes. ZIP codes came into existence the same year John Kennedy, Jr., was assassinated, in 1963. The father of the ZIP code was a postal worker, Robert Moon, who originally came up with the...
Deep Waters, Deeper Faith

Deep Waters, Deeper Faith

Wesleyans are invited to combine spiritual formation with personal renewal on an interactive discipleship cruise to Cuba and the Bahamas May 21-25, 2018. Passengers will depart from Miami, Florida, aboard the Norwegian Sky cruise ship and sail through the Caribbean...
​The engine of discipleship

​The engine of discipleship

Jon Wiest, teaching pastor at Trinity Church in Fishers, Ind., shared this TED Talk at a recent Exponential (church planting) shoulder event of The Wesleyan Church. Around 200 Wesleyan district superintendents, pastors, and leaders were in attendance. My oldest...
​Discipleship through serving: Summer Wesleyan Life now available

​Discipleship through serving: Summer Wesleyan Life now available

We are thrilled to announce that the summer 2017 issue of Wesleyan Life magazine is now available. Within these pages are several articles centered around the theme of discipleship through serving. While the magazine will be hitting mailboxes soon, complete with...
Disciples making disciples

Disciples making disciples

Some Wesleyan churches across the U.S. and Canada are phenomenal “role model churches” for disciples making disciples. See if your church made the list at Wesleyan.Life.
8 fables and facts about discipleship

8 fables and facts about discipleship

Jesus commands his followers to “go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you . . .” (Matthew 28:19-20). Check out these eight...
Daily

Daily

Is discipleship something you are? Or is it something you just do once in a while? General Superintendent Wayne Schmidt discusses how discipleship is living out the Great Commission and the Greatest Commandment on a consistent, daily basis. Read more at...
Rediscovering Discipleship

Rediscovering Discipleship

When a Wesleyan pastor was ready to walk away from his ministry, he knew it was time to refocus his approach. Now, Rev. Jon Wiest is passionate about discipleship and what it means to both the life of the church and individuals. Visit Wesleyan.Life to rediscover...
​Dear church: Is there a place for a single mother?

​Dear church: Is there a place for a single mother?

I want to speak to the church as a single mother in hopes that someone will listen. As a single mother, never married, I began our single moms’ group with Cypress Church in Columbus, Ohio, in March, 2014 and we have quickly grown to over 70 single mothers with...
​Leisure suit discipleship

​Leisure suit discipleship

I don’t know about you, but when I look back on old pictures of myself from the 70s, I shake my head in disbelief. There I am sporting my groovy wide collar, wild prints, bell bottoms, and patent leather dress boots. And don’t get me started on that...