Browsing: Focus


Focus A Methodist Requiem - Words of Hope and Resurrection for the Church

Ann Michel of the Lewis Center staff reports on William B. Lawrence’s book A Methodist Requiem that examines the legacy and impact of the church…

Focus Smiling pastor standing at the chancel

The Lewis Center offers a range of resources for pastors and congregations anticipating transitions, including these free downloads. 50 Ways to Improve Pastoral Transitions 50…

Focus Person walking in the shallows of a river

David McAllister-Wilson, president of Wesley Theological Seminary, posits the metaphor of a delta region to describe the dangerous yet fertile waters the church must navigate…

Focus Closeup of two clasped hands

David McAllister-Wilson sees the distinctive spiritual heritage of Methodism as something uniquely suited to our times — a legacy that cannot be sacrificed as the…

Focus Group of diverse students standing in front of a suburban high school

Lovett H. Weems, Jr. shares recent findings indicating that mixed-race neighborhoods are becoming more common and enduring, even in the suburbs. Data suggest that Americans…


Need practical, actionable strategies to reach people more effectively? The Lewis Center’s popular “50 Ways” series provides tips for building strength in areas of ministry…

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