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Transformation Into Mission : A Case Study Of Forest Park United Methodist Church, Derek Edward Russell May 2008

Transformation Into Mission : A Case Study Of Forest Park United Methodist Church, Derek Edward Russell

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of The 40 Days Of Purpose Spiritual Growth Campaign In Twelve Churches Of The Alabama-West Florida Conference Of The United Methodist Church, James Nathan Elliott Jan 2008

The Impact Of The 40 Days Of Purpose Spiritual Growth Campaign In Twelve Churches Of The Alabama-West Florida Conference Of The United Methodist Church, James Nathan Elliott

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Developing A Contextual Theology Of Postcolonial Filipino American Diasporic Identity, Ferdinand C. Llenado Jan 2008

Developing A Contextual Theology Of Postcolonial Filipino American Diasporic Identity, Ferdinand C. Llenado

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


In Search Of Unity For The Methodist Church In Indonesia, Paw Liang The Jan 2008

In Search Of Unity For The Methodist Church In Indonesia, Paw Liang The

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The "Way Of Salvation" And The Methodist Ethos Beyond John Wesley: A Study In Formal Consensus And Popular Reception, Ted A. Campbell Jan 2008

The "Way Of Salvation" And The Methodist Ethos Beyond John Wesley: A Study In Formal Consensus And Popular Reception, Ted A. Campbell

The Asbury Journal

It has been well documented that the "way of salvation" was central to John Wesley's thought. But how did Methodists in the nineteenth century express a theology and spirituality of the way of salvation? This article examines formal doctrinal materials from Methodist churches (including catechisms, doctrinal statements, and hymnals) and the testimonies of Methodist men and women to discern how teachings about the way of salvation were transmitted after the time of John and Charles Wesley. Based on these doctrinal works and personal testimonies, the article shows a consistent pattern in Methodist teaching and experience involving a) conviction of ...


Spreading Scriptural Holiness: Theology And Practices Of Early Methodism For The Contemporary Church, Laceye Warner Jan 2008

Spreading Scriptural Holiness: Theology And Practices Of Early Methodism For The Contemporary Church, Laceye Warner

The Asbury Journal

The early Methodist movement-above all else-was evangelistic. However, the contemporary language of mission and evangelism with which we are familiar was not in use during the 18th century. In the "Large" Minutes, John Wesley summarized his understanding of Methodism's purpose: "What may we reasonably believe to be God's design in raising up the Preachers called Methodists? A. To reform the nation and, in particular, the Church; to spread scriptural holiness over the land." The early Methodist movement offers resources to local congregations among Protestant denominations in the contemporary North American context preoccupied with a shallow connotation of evangelism ...