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One of those who demonstrated for racial justice at the 1968 General Conference that created The United Methodist Church, the Rev. Gilbert H. Caldwell now hopes to live long enough to see LGBTQ discrimination removed from the church. more

The Wesley Bros – with a guest appearance by brother Sam – ponder their complicated relationship with their father Samuel Wesley at the time of his death. more

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The Wesley Bros and their friend George Whitefield discover a definition for religion that transcends their respective ideas. more

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The Wesley Bros recall the origins of Methodism in the Oxford "Holy Club," and how its adherence to foundational scriptures on works of piety and mercy relate to today's social and political conflicts. more

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What really is sin? The Wesley Bros take a journey with an ancient Christian theologian. more

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Sanctification, or in the Methodist tradition “going on to perfection,” helps us "to live our lives as the fragrance of Christ in this world, always experiencing a greater abundance of God’s loving presence," writes the Rev. Charlie Baber. more

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The famous dispute between John Wesley and George Whitefield reminds us that no one person has the full understanding of God's love and forgiveness; everyone belongs at the table. more

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Observing Aldersgate Week when both Charles and John Wesley experienced conviction of their salvation through God's Holy Spirit, Wesley Bros looks at Methodism's history of schisms and mergers as the UMC seeks A Way Forward. more

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This week the Wesley Bros reminds us of the splendid line of women who have helped to spread the Methodist movement despite the many roadblocks the church has placed in their way. more

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For Wesley Bros' creator Rev. Charlie Baber, "it’s weird to think that people are actually ready to divide property and draw lines between friends over who has the truest understanding of John Wesley and the Bible." more

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The Wesley Bros' creator, the Rev. Charlie Baber, has some exciting news! more

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Wesley Bros' creator Rev. Charlie Baber looks at the Way Forward proposals in light of this year's 50th anniversary of the creation of The United Methodist Church. more

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John Wesley's method known as the "class meeting" was designed to help Christians grow in spirit and in practice of their faith through questions and mutual support. more

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The Great Three Days – Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Vigil Saturday – give us time to slow down and reflect on the meaning of Jesus' death before the Resurrection on Easter Sunday. more

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Just as Charles Wesley discovered, we must learn that our self worth isn't what we do, but our identity in Christ, and accept our limitations. more

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Faith and begorra! The Wesley Bros are looking toward St. Patrick's Day with the counsel to try to see Christ in everyone, as Celtic Christianity teaches. more

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The budding romance of Charles Wesley and Sally Gwynne turns to poetry – and discussion of guns. more

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Think it's hard to be clergy? What about being an unmarried ordained minister trying to find a mate? more

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What better time than the combined Valentine's Day/Ash Wednesday congruence to introduce the love of Charles Wesley's life, Sally Gwynne? more

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The Transfiguration story reminds us that to be a disciple is to face the reality of suffering and death with Christ, and to trust that though it looks and feels like defeat, you will be raised with him, the Wesley Bros find. more

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Look out! Here comes the Wesley Bros' evil Auntie Gnomey-Anne with her batch of delicious-but-empty gourmet cupcakes. more

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