February 18, 2013

In the Footsteps of John Wesley

Donald Haynes, United Methodist Reporter

A number of people have written to tell me they plan (or wish) to go on a Methodist heritage tour, retracing the steps of John Wesley from his birthplace in Epworth to his grave on City Road in London. This is a very rewarding experience; I have made the trip seven times, always learning something new and feeling newly inspired—though we must guard against making an icon of the man to whom we owe so much.

Let us review some of the places that carry potential for theological reflection, spiritual revitalization or missional re-visioning.

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