Tagged: John Wesley

Experience as a Christian Apologetic 0

Experience as a Christian Apologetic

I had the privilege today of being able to present a paper on “Experience as a Christian Apologetic” at Tyndale University College and Seminary. This was a part of their Wesleyan-Pentecostal symposium. I have...

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The Way of the Wesleys 0

The Way of the Wesleys

One of the books that I came across in my research into John Wesley is John R. Tyson’s The Way of the Wesleys: A Short Introduction. Tyson does a fantastic job of gathering the...

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John Wesley 0

John Wesley

I have been interested in John Wesley for some time. Having read parts of Wesley’s journal, I was impressed with his combination of passionate preaching, intellectual skill and social justice. He seemed to blend...

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John Wesley on Divisions Among Christians 2

John Wesley on Divisions Among Christians

I have heard many skeptics say that the different traditions and denominations within Christianity are evidence that Christianity is false. If Christianity was true, we would all agree on everything. I see no reason...

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Calvinism and Arminianism 16

Calvinism and Arminianism

I must admit that I am shocked at Calvinist attacks on Arminians. I am sure that there are Arminians that attack Calvinists, but I rarely see it. Maybe Arminians are not as zealous for...

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Journal of John Wesley 0

Journal of John Wesley

There are a lot of books that I buy that sit on my shelf years before I ever pick them up to read.  However, last June I picked up a copy of selections from...

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John Wesley on the Preacher’s Comfort 0

John Wesley on the Preacher’s Comfort

“What marvel the Devil does not like field-preaching! neither do I; I love a commodious room, a soft cushion, an handsome pulpit; but where is my zeal, if I do not trample all these...

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John Wesley on Preaching 0

John Wesley on Preaching

I loved this passage from John Wesley’s journal: “I read prayers, and Mr. Whitefield preached.  How wise is God, in giving different talents to different Preachers!  Even the little improprieties both of his language...

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John Wesley on Spiritual Friends 0

John Wesley on Spiritual Friends

I have been reading the journal of John Wesley and came across this interesting entry: “I finished the translation of Martin Luther’s Life.  Doubtless he was a man highly favoured of God, and a...

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John Wesley on Religious Ignorance 0

John Wesley on Religious Ignorance

More from my reading of the Journal of John Wesley: The more I converse with this people, the more I am amazed.  That God hath wrought a great work among them is manifest; and...

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John Wesley on Debate 3

John Wesley on Debate

I have been reading the Journal of John Wesley.  He has a number of instructions for his Stewards.  I thought number ten was one important for those involved in apologetics. 10. In all debates,...

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