Experience a Modern-Day Revival.
Join Adam Hamilton for a six-week journey as he travels to England, following the life of John Wesley and exploring his defining characteristics of a Wesleyan Christian. Wesley’s story is our story. It defines our faith and it challenges us to rediscover our spiritual passion.
Session 1 introduces John Wesley and the Christian revival he led. We start in Epworth, England, where John was brought up and learned important lessons from his family.
Run Time: 10:52
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Session 2 explores how Wesley’s longing for and drive to achieve holiness proved to be formative in his young adult years. We visit Oxford, where John was educated at the prestigious Christ College and later served as a fellow at Lincoln College.
Run Time: 10:15
Session 3 examines Wesley’s crisis of faith while serving as a missionary in Georgia and the defining moment he experienced at Aldersgate Street in London.
Run Time: 15:19
Session 4 will involve a deeper exploration of the gift of grace and our grateful response to it. We return to Bristol, where John Wesley began preaching outside to large crowds. It was in Bristol that the first Methodist preaching house was established.
Run Time: 16:07
Session 5 explores John Wesley’s understanding that both personal piety and works of mercy are essential to faith. We discover the meaning of sanctification
Run Time: 10:06
Session 6 looks back over Wesley’s life and the opposition he experienced. In examining his understanding of money and slavery, we learn not only about perseverance, but about its relationship to spiritual vitality. We visit City Road Chapel, Wesley’s final home, where he taught us the nature of dying well, and the cemetery where he is buried.
Run Time: 14:45