Join the NC Conference Media Center’s Study Harder Challenge! Your group is invited to expand your circle of influence and try something new by studying resources that apply any of 12 characteristics that will help you think outside the box. Read more about the Study Harder Challenge and download your worksheet.
Challenge: About Methodism
Does your congregation really know what it means to be a Methodist? What about your new folks? Even lifelong Methodists may learn something new (or something they have forgotten) in any of these informative DVD studies.
Discipleship Series. Abingdon Press, a United Methodist publisher, put four studies together as a pathway for understanding United Methodist discipleship as described by John Wesley. The series includes the following titles recommended to be studied in this order:
- Three Simple Rules for Christian Living by Rueben Job
- Five Marks of a Methodist: The Fruit of a Living Faith by Steve Harper
- Five Means of Grace: Experience God’s Love the Wesleyan Way by Elaine Heath
- One Faithful Promise: The Wesleyan Covenant for Renewal by Magrey deVega
Revival. Adam Hamilton makes another appearance on the Study Harder Challenge with this 6-session study featuring visits to key sites in England related to the life of John Wesley and the birth of Methodism.
The Wesleyan Way. Bishop Scott Jones considers what it means to live as a Methodist in this study that features the faith experience of several Methodist leaders (including Adam Hamilton). In the follow-up study, Jones is joined by his son, also a United Methodist pastor, to look at John Wesley’s sermons about key scripture texts.
- The Wesleyan Way: A Faith That Matters
- Scripture and the Wesleyan Way: A Bible Study on Real Christianity
For more resources on Methodism, view the following pathfinders that list all of the relevant resources in our online catalog:
- UMC History
- UMC History for Children
- Apportioned Funds and The Advance
- Youth Confirmation Programs
Request These Resources
These resources can be borrowed by anyone associated with the North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, free of charge. We can even mail them to you! All you need to do is fill out the Resource Request Form.