Generosity in quotes: John Wesley

“When I have money, I get rid of it quickly, lest it find a way into my heart.” John Wesley, 18th century evangelist and founder of the Methodist movement

Generosity in quotes: Meg Biallas

“If we are to be truly engaged in our church, our community, with our neighbors we must (a) be willing to commit the time to it, and (b) be okay with the long and boring parts. And, John Wesley warns, we must avoid burnout: Unless God has raised you up for this very thing, you […]

Happy birthday, John Wesley. You’re my stewardship hero.

My blogger pal, Devin Manzull0 -Thomas, reminded me that today is the 308th anniversary of the birth of John Wesley, the patron saint of United Methodists and other Wesleyan leaning denominations.  (This includes the Brethren in Christ Church, of which Devin and I are both members.) As would be expected for a blog titled “The […]

What would John Wesley tell Albert Pujols to do?

This week’s Christian Century reports on trouble brewing in St. Louis among Cardinals fans who also are evangelical Christians. Some, including a Presbyterian pastor turned tweeter, worry that superstar Albert Pujols risks tarnishing his Christian image with too aggressive bargaining tactics. Others think Pujols should grab as much as he can get and then use his millions […]