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In this podcast episode, author and speaker Brian McLaren chats about the Christian way of life, the method of United Methodism, and ways to live and love as Jesus teaches.

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Get Your Spirit in Shape: Way of Life


“What would happen,” asks author and speaker Brian McLaren, “if we could promise the people in our community, ‘Listen if you become part of this community we will help you. A year from now you’ll be a more loving person’?”

The method of United Methodism has always been about a way of life, learning to live and love as Jesus teaches. John Wesley talked about it as “universal love filling the heart, and governing the life.”

In this podcast episode, McLaren talks about his new study Way of Life and the book upon which it is based, The Great Spiritual Migration. Along the way we also talk about Wesleyan small groups, handling criticism, and more.

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This episode was originally released November 17, 2017.