Covenant Discipleship: Christian Formation through Mutual Accountability by David Lowes Watson

Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishing Cost: $24.00 Theological Perspective: Wesleyan/UMC Target Audience: Congregations interested in starting Covenant Discipleship groups in their communities Strengths: Very Wesleyan, Strong ties to the history of the Methodist Movement Weaknesses: Dated, Not Super “Exciting” How…read more


Genre: Wesleyan/UMC
Series: Book | Subjects: Covenant Discipleship

The Wesleyan Way by Scott Jones

Publisher: Abingdon Cost: $69.97 Theological Perspective: Wesleyan/UMC Target Audience: UMC Congregations interested in developing a Way or Rule of Life Strengths: Each week has a different presenter from a different context, Accessible Weaknesses: Entry level/Not very “deep” theologically How To…read more


Genre: Wesleyan/UMC
Series: Curriculum | Subjects: Discipleship as A Rule/Way of Life

The Leadership Lab by Hank Hillard

Publisher: Upper Room Books Cost: $39.00 Theological Perspective: Wesleyan/UMC Target Audience: Congregations interested in supporting young leaders Strengths: Very Wesleyan, Easy to use Weaknesses: Dated How To Use? 7 week small group study with young leaders from the congregation Link:…read more


Genre: Wesleyan/UMC
Series: Curriculum | Subjects: Youth Leadership Development

Revival: Faith as Wesley Lived It by Adam Hamilton

Publisher: Abingdon Cost: $63.80 Theological Perspective: Wesleyan/UMC Target Audience: UMC congregations interested in Wesley’s context and how it relates to the present Strengths: Strong Wesleyan Focus, Great Historical Content, Adaptable to different size congregations Weaknesses: Less applicable to churches that…read more


Genre: Wesleyan/UMC
Series: Book, Leader Guide, Video Series | Subjects: Connecting 18th century Wesleyan context with 21st century

Class Leaders: Recovering a Tradition by David Lowes Watson

Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishing Cost: $24.00 Theological Perspective: Wesleyan/UMC (Traditional) Target Audience: Leaders in the Congregation interested in starting Covenant Discipleship groups and/or Class Meetings Strengths: Strong focus on recovering Wesleyan practices, Theologically Sound Weaknesses: Dated, Lots of “Insider…read more


Genre: Wesleyan/UMC
Series: Book | Subjects: Class Meetings

A Disciple’s Path by James Harnish, Justin LaRosa

Publisher: Abingdon Cost: $39.99 Theological Perspective: Wesleyan/UMC Target Audience: New members interested in an introduction to Methodist history and doctrine Strengths: Strong Wesleyan Focus, Great Historical Content, Adaptable to different size congregations Weaknesses: Dated, Focused on more “traditional” models of…read more


Genre: Wesleyan/UMC
Series: Leader Guide, Reader, Workbook | Subjects: Methodist History and Doctrine

A Disciple’s Heart: Growing in Love and Grace by James Harnish, Justin LaRosa

Publisher: Abingdon Cost: $33.56 Theological Perspective: Wesleyan/UMC Target Audience: UM Congregations interested in engaging with the topic of sanctification Strengths: Very Wesleyan, Includes additional online resources, Ties well with A Disciple’s Path, Fosters personal and communal growth Weaknesses: Geared towards…read more


Genre: Wesleyan/UMC
Series: Leader Guide, Reader, Workbook | Subjects: Sanctification & Christian Perfection