John Wesley

Revival: The First Great Awakening (part 4)

Chelsea and I continue our series about the Christian revivals in American history. John Wesley was an Anglican minister from Epworth, England. He and his brother Charles went to Oxford where John got bachelor’s and master’s degrees. While teaching at Oxford, John and Charles Wesley began the “Methodist” movement with George Whitefield. After spending two…

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Revival: The First Great Awakening (part 3)

Chelsea and I continue our series about the Christian revivals in American history. George Whitefield was an Anglican deacon in Oxford, England. He met John and Charles Wesley in college and joined their Methodist movement. With his Bachelor of Arts degree, booming voice, and supreme acting ability, Whitefield would become a young traveling preacher who…

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