A Model for Making Disciples: John Wesley's Class Meeting

A Model for Making Disciples: John Wesley's Class Meeting

by D. Michael Henderson
     
 

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The evangelical revival that swept England in the mid-1700s rode on the tidal wave of small-group discipleship. John Wesley and his Methodist preachers expected their parishioners to attend weekly meetings, where their spiritual growth could be monitored and encouraged...Dr. Henderson describes the genius of Wesley's class meetings and shows how similar small groups

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The evangelical revival that swept England in the mid-1700s rode on the tidal wave of small-group discipleship. John Wesley and his Methodist preachers expected their parishioners to attend weekly meetings, where their spiritual growth could be monitored and encouraged...Dr. Henderson describes the genius of Wesley's class meetings and shows how similar small groups would strengthen Christian ministry today. David L. McKenna, president emeritus of Asbury Theological Seminary, calls Henderson's book "a timely word for an urgent need."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781928915706
Publisher:
Francis Asbury Press
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
191
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.46(d)

What People are saying about this

Robert E. Coleman
"Michael Henderson skillfully chronicles early Methodism's most effective method of disciplemaking. Carefully researched and astutely interpreted, the book brings a profoundly relevant message for the church today."
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Donald M. Joy
"All of us thrive only in high-trust networks. The genius of John Wesley's organization of seekers and fledgling believers is still the missing piece in most congregations and campus settings today...."
Asbury Theological Seminary
David L. McKenna
"A timely word for an urgent need. With sound scholarship and well-paced readability, Michael Henderson reconstructs the sound and proven educational system that John Wesley employed in the class meeting for making disciples and growing leaders..."
President Emeritus, Asbury Theological Seminary

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