Advent and Christmas meditations based on the seasonal hymns of Charles Wesley. Each daily meditation, keyed to the Scripture reading for the day and portions of Wesley's texts, concludes with a brief prayer based on the day's theme. Reflective materials place Wesley within his rich Anglican heritage. Daily readings are between 500-600 words in length.
A volume of Advent and Christmas meditations based on the seasonal hymns of Charles Wesley. Each daily meditation, keyed to the scripture reading for the day and to portions of Wesley's texts, concludes with a brief prayer based on the day's theme. Reflective material on the hymns place Wesley in the rich soil of his Anglican heritage. Daily readings, including all of these materials, are between 500-600 words in length.
Dr. Paul W. Chilcote has been involved in theological education on three continents, serving as a missionary with his wife Janet in Kenya, and as a charter faculty member of Africa University in Zimbabwe. Dr. Chilcote previously served as Nippert Professor of Church History and Wesleyan Studies at Methodist Theological School in Ohio and more recently helped to launch the new campus of Asbury Theological seminary in Florida. He is the author of nine books, the most recent of which include Praying in the Wesleyan Spirit (Upper Room Books), Her Own Story: Autobiographical Portraits of Early Methodist Women (Kingswood Books), The Wesleyan Tradition: A Paradigm for Renewal (Abingdon Press), Recapturing the Wesleys Vision (InterVarsity Press) and Changed from Glory into Glory (Upper Room Books). He serves as a unit editor in The Works of John Wesley project, is president of The Charles Wesley Society, and enjoys a special relationship with Mt. Angel Abbey in Oregon as a Benedictine Oblate. Dr. Chilcote is a frequent speaker and workshop leader in applied Wesleyan studies, particularly in the areas of spirituality, worship, discipleship, and evangelism.