Faith Files: Bible Truths Discovered Every Week Help children uncover the mysteries of God’s Word! Faith Files, an exciting curriculum developed by Bristol House, Ltd. and Cokesbury.
Faith Files: Our Family Tree includes:
Francis Asbury left England and his family to come to America in answer to John Wesley’s request for preachers. Asbury became the founding father of the Methodist Episcopal Church in America. This story is similar to Abram’s call to leave his home.
Jacob Albright suffered a tremendous loss in the death of three of his children in an epidemic before he was able to hear God’s call. He started the Evangelical Association. This story is similar to the story of David mourning his son.
Christian Newcomer believed that the United Brethren and the Methodists should unite. We will consider the life of Christian Newcomer as it relates to that attempt. This is connected to the account of David becoming the ruler of Israel and Judah.
Richard Allen gave up his place at St. George’s Church to lead his people to form a new denomination, the African Methodist Episcopal Church. This story is similar to that of the rich man who found it hard to leave his wealth to follow Jesus.