making disciples

Reclaiming lay leadership key to revival

The United Methodist Church can experience revival by returning to the spiritual practices of Methodism’s early years, say two scholars leading an effort to develop passionate lay leaders.

Blessing your community

By Brett DeHart How can a small and shrinking church, which no longer matches the demographics of its community, be faithful to the task of making disciples of Jesus Christ? That is the question many smaller churches across the country face. It is the question that 170-member Austell First United Methodist Church has tackled head-on. […]