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Making Disciples in the 21st Century: a Methodist Prescription

Because John Wesley belonged to a much more hierarchical age, the question is often raised whether his approach to leadership still has anything useful to say. Yet many of the problems early Methodists faced are similar to today’s issues. The task of modern Methodist leaders, says Richard P. Heitzenrater, professor of church history and Wesley studies at Duke Divinity School, is to sift through the issues and insights of its founders to see what might help develop a contemporary style of leadership that is true to Methodism’s roots and heritage, says . Read Heitzenrater's 27-page study, archived on the website of Pulpit and Pew.



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