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Are you an enthusiast?

Are you an enthusiast?

What makes you an enthusiast like John and Charles Wesley? “Bearing up under challenges, staying rooted in God’s Word, having a close group of friends, ministering to the needs of the unfortunate and a vibrant prayer life” states Bob Whitesel, D. Min, Ph.D., author...
Exploring Your Life Rhythm

Exploring Your Life Rhythm

Gwen Jackson has a desire to help people live in the freedom that comes when we let go of the expectations that drive our experience with God, and enter into a relationship with him that reflects how he made us. Gwen became a Christian at 10 years old, but in her...
Surrender

Surrender

Giving up always means gaining more when you surrender. Whether you are a new or seasoned Christian, insights shared in Surrender will prompt you to look deeper into your life motives. How do you discern if your will is interfering with God’s will? How do you...
​Multiethnic churches a growing, healthy phenomenon

​Multiethnic churches a growing, healthy phenomenon

Multiethnic Ministries Director Santes Beatty is quick to point out that North-American culture is steadily moving toward parity between majority and minority ethnic groups which is providing new and exciting opportunities for discipleship and church multiplication....
​The Discipline now available

​The Discipline now available

The Discipline of The Wesleyan Church is now officially available for purchase or download. This marks the 13th version of The Discipline, the book of governance for the denomination’s next four years. As a result of the completion of The Discipline, actions...
“​Transforming Presence” seminar was overflowing

“​Transforming Presence” seminar was overflowing

At the “Transforming Presence” seminar, Saturday afternoon at General Conference in Buffalo, Kyle Ray and David Drury introduced a new resource for local churches. The book and video series has been prepared for use by small groups, but can also have a...
Former headquarters employee and pastor’s wife passes away

Former headquarters employee and pastor’s wife passes away

Michele Kirkpatrick, 45, of Princeton, Illinois, passed away January 16, 2016, at Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. She worked at The Wesleyan Church Headquarters in both Wesleyan Publishing House and Spiritual Formation in the mid-2000s. Michele was a member...
Soul care retreats address pastors’ spiritual lives

Soul care retreats address pastors’ spiritual lives

“This was a marvelous opportunity for me to reconnect with Christ. I heard the Lord’s voice speaking to me the entire day.” This response from a pastor reflects the overall experience of others who attended one of three soul-care retreats designed...
Saying is believing

Saying is believing

Introduction to Saying is Believing: The Necessity of Testimony in Adolescent Spiritual Development There’s an old Franciscan saying, “Preach the Gospel at all times. If necessary, use words.” We Christians tend to like this saying because it keeps...
Initiative launched to get Bible story cards in Wesleyan Cuban churches

Initiative launched to get Bible story cards in Wesleyan Cuban churches

Children in Wesleyan churches in Cuba will be learning Bible stories through an initiative by Wesleyan Publishing House. The publisher of The Wesleyan Church has printed Bible story cards in a card deck format. Fifty cards of Old Testament stories and another 50 with...
Purple Fish: An interview with Mark Wilson

Purple Fish: An interview with Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson’s new book Purple Fish, written on the topic of evangelism, was just released last month. I had the chance to read it early, and here is my endorsement of the book. “Are you reluctant to share your faith? Do you lack motivation to lead people to Christ?...
Purple Fish

Purple Fish

Filled with humor and heartwarming stories, author Mark O. Wilson presents in Purple Fish an approach for sharing Jesus that is engaging, nonthreatening, and genuine. Rather than a canned program or script, Wisconsin pastor reveals his “fishin’ with a...
Mark Wilson’s new book, Purple Fish

Mark Wilson’s new book, Purple Fish

If you think growing a thriving church in the Northwoods of Wisconsin is challenging, try tackling the project of helping people feel comfortable with evangelism. You know, evangelism, as in talking to people about Jesus. As Mark Wilson, who does lead a thriving...
New Wesley Bible Studies released

New Wesley Bible Studies released

Wesleyan Publishing House is well on the way to completing a major new commentary series covering the entire Bible. The Wesley Bible Studies series provides a thoughtful and powerful survey of the Scriptures, combining helpful commentary from Wesleyan teachers like...
Wesleyan Publishing House holds 11th annual writers conference

Wesleyan Publishing House holds 11th annual writers conference

More than 170 attendees, faculty, and staff participated in the Indianapolis Christian Writers Conference at The Wesleyan Church Headquarters in Fishers, Ind. Held every year the first weekend of November, this year marked the 11th annual event sponsored by Wesleyan...
WPH announces book on Wesleyan history

WPH announces book on Wesleyan history

Wesleyan Publishing House has announced the publication of The Story of The Wesleyan Church by Robert Black and Keith Drury. From its roots in European and American Methodism through the 1968 merger of the Wesleyan Methodist and Pilgrim Holiness Churches to recent...
SoulShift leadership events empower and refresh church leaders

SoulShift leadership events empower and refresh church leaders

Dr. Steve DeNeff and Rev. David Drury developed SoulShift as an accessible way to help the church understand God’s desire to change how His people live by changing who they are. The authors indentified seven “shifts” of understanding throughout the Gospels that help...