This course is not just for women! The workshop is about how Christians in different cultures, different time periods, and different social locations have told their faith stories. Amy Oden, professor of the History of Christianity and Dean of Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC,...

After defining “Spiritual Formation” from various angles and perspectives, this course will survey spiritual disciplines. There will be a special focus on the importance of a balanced theology (affirming divine initiative and human responsibility) in a healthy understanding of the spiritual disciplines. From there, we’ll discuss...

This is the first of four classes in the Evangelism Certification program. It is a six-week study of the biblical message of the Old and New Testaments and the relation of the Bible to teaching Evangelism. It focuses primarily on Jesus, as revealed in the...

The cornerstone of an excellent children’s ministry program is a solid foundation in the Bible. It’s your job as the children’s minister to translate the teachings of the Bible into lessons a young and developing mind can understand. But how do you do that with...

Many children and youth first hear God’s call while at a camp or retreat. But some of these campers will have never been to church, nor do they expect to go to a college with a campus ministry. Are you equipped and ready to help...

This is a new course for all who are interested in exploring mainly contemporary art from a variety of sources including the UK's prestigious Methodist Modern Art Collection. The course writer is Sarah Middleton, a freelance arts educator, Methodist Local Preacher and co-author of the...

“John and Charles Wesley and the early Methodists understood the importance of Christian community, lay leadership in ministry, small groups and mutual accountability, and supporting the work of Christian formation. Faith was increased, hope confirmed, and persons perfected in love by the system of small...

The Methodist Class Leader, a new online course from the Lewis Center for Church Leadership of Wesley Theological Seminary, examines the historic significance and contemporary relevance of class leaders, a role essential to the success of early Methodism and an effective means of nurturing discipleship. The...

This class reviews and critiques some of the sociological studies on minorities in America to better understand how historical, political, and social contexts shape the lives of minorities in American society. This course depends on students' participation for its vitality in discussion. Students will be expected...

This 4-hour online course will help you: How to transfer existing skills to an online environment; How to keep learning standards high while also keeping students engaged; And how to manage the technology that’s required for success. A 21st Century global approach to learning must include...

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