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Ocean Grove, NJ once was dotted with 660 tents for Methodist camp meetings as part of the Holiness Movement of the late 19th century. Photo by Tracey James.

Seven sites every United Methodist should see

Know where "God's square mile" is? Learn about some historic and unusual United Methodist destinations across the globe. More

Charles Wesley wins “Lent Madness”

Score one for Methodism! John's brother won votes in a unique Lenten practice that mirrors the brackets some basketball fans use during March Madness. Read More

Why did Jesus have to die?

As every Christian knows, Jesus freely died for our sins. But was there a less brutal way for God and humanity to be reconciled? Read More

A stained glass window of John Wesley. Photo by Ronny Perry.

Will a Wesley win Lent Madness?

"We put 32 saints in a basketball-type bracket and they go at it." Priest plays off March Madness, to teach lesson that we all have flaws. Read More

Scholars say the new book,

Book presents Charles Wesley letters

Happy 306th birthday to John's brother, credited for writing 6,000 hymns. Scholars took 10 years to create collection of his correspondences. Read More

John Wesley often ministered to the sick  during a life blessed by good health. Photo courtesy of  the General Commission on Archives and History.

Marking John Wesley’s birthday in his words

The founder of the Methodist movement’s annual reflections give us a glimpse into how he viewed his life, health and ministry. Read More