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Strong enough to send?

Strong enough to send?

I’m energized by the action-oriented conversations about church multiplication taking place throughout The Wesleyan Church! Churches of various sizes, locations and histories are engaging–and there is a question that is often being asked: Are we healthy...
​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...
Danielle and Rachel made new

Danielle and Rachel made new

How does transformation of heart and life happen? How are people made new? Through the miraculous work of the Holy Spirit, faith launches people on the new journey following Jesus Christ. But Danielle and Rachel’s stories show that God most often uses the...
New life in Upstate New York

New life in Upstate New York

Wild Wednesday in Cuba Cuba, New York, population 1,575, is in a very rural area of Western New York District. Rev. Jon and Ashley Ward were called to North Park Wesleyan Church more than a decade ago, and when they arrived, it felt like coming home. Jon received...
​Discipleship theme of “Wesleyan Life” winter issue

​Discipleship theme of “Wesleyan Life” winter issue

The winter 2017 issue of Wesleyan Life magazine will hit mailboxes soon after this Christmas. This issue’s theme centers on discipleship, as the denomination engages in the work of “multiplying disciples until The Wesleyan Church has a transforming...
Make the Most

Make the Most

A 30-year pastor at Kentwood Community Church in a Grand Rapids, Mich., suburb, he most recently led Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University for six years. Weeks after his election, Wesleyan Life took the opportunity to interview “Wayne,” as he...
Amplifying Czech

Amplifying Czech

Atheist becomes pastor Born and raised in the Czech Republic, Tomas Mojzis wasn’t alone in this thinking. In one study, 75 percent of those surveyed in the Czech Republic claim to be either “non-religious or atheist.” It’s one of the most...
One life matters

One life matters

With its beginnings as a church plant in the late1980’s, 12Stone Church in Lawrenceville, Ga. (northeast suburban Atlanta), in the early years struggled. But then it became, at times, the fastest growing church in the nation. Today it is the flagship church of...
The Fringe

The Fringe

A mile from the center of Atlanta, in an upscale urban residential and shopping district, is a new Wesleyan congregation called The Fringe. The name is based on the gospel account of the woman who touched the fringe of Jesus’ robe, and was healed (Luke 8:43-48...
​Aprovechando al máximo

​Aprovechando al máximo

To read this story in English, click here. El 6 de Junio, 2016 el Dr. Wayne Schmidt fue electo Superintendente General de La Iglesia Wesleyana… El pastor que por 30 años sirvió en la Iglesia Comunidad Cristiana de Kentwood, un suburbio en Grand Rapids, Michigan; más...
​Faithful presence seminar a powerful example

​Faithful presence seminar a powerful example

The room was packed with 150 participants at the “Faithful Presence” seminar, where Wesleyans and guests told stories of God’s movement in urban Buffalo. For the last 27 years, the evidence of God’s work in Buffalo, a place where many refugees...
A child’s heart

A child’s heart

This spring, Wesleyan Life magazine had a touching article about “The Forgotten of Bangladesh.” It was not lost on a little boy at LaOtto Wesleyan Church where Aaron Lee (and wife, Jennifer) pastor. They gave permission to show this picture of their son,...
New “Wesleyan Life,” digital version released

New “Wesleyan Life,” digital version released

On the mystery of prayer: is the purpose of prayer as simple as talking to God because he wants to hear from us? In the winter issue of Wesleyan Life, Cheryl Mansell shares a touching story of how she prays in her everyday life, learning this from her father as she...
A fresh unfolding on prayer

A fresh unfolding on prayer

At the start of the new year, the new winter 2016 issue of Wesleyan Life magazine will be mailed to churches and be fully available in digital format. Focused on prayer, the issue will have a heart-warming article by Cheryl Mansell titled, “If God cares about...
Worship-themed Wesleyan Life released

Worship-themed Wesleyan Life released

The newly released fall issue of Wesleyan Life magazine focuses on our worship: we are called to love God and worship him in spirit and in truth. This digital version provides the bonus of numerous short video features, photo galleries, books, and other resources....
Forever ALIVE in him

Forever ALIVE in him

In November 2014, Crystal Blake became incredibly ill. Doctors became concerned about how her liver was functioning. She was afraid she would have to cancel her April 2015 trip to Nashville, Tenn., where she was scheduled to speak at a women’s conference. But...
Wesleyan Life, spring 2015, now available

Wesleyan Life, spring 2015, now available

Even as a Christ-follower Ross Hoffman wondered if there was more–more than just attending church. He soon responded to God’s call to “simplicity,” valuing the eternal rather than things of the world. Ross’s call did not require him to change...
Wesleyan Life Archive

Wesleyan Life Archive

Digital Magazine Library Click on a cover below to read the turn-page magazine with bonus videos, photo galleries, and resources. Download the PDF via the corresponding link below each cover. Share the magazine to inform and inspire readers about God’s work in...