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.
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