Steven W. Manskar, DMin, is a retired United Methodist pastor living in Grand Rapids, MI. He served at Discipleship Ministries for 19 years as director of Wesleyan leadership. He also served pastoral appointments in Maryland, Minnesota, and Michigan. Manskar is the author of A Disciple's Journal: A Guide for Daily Prayer, Bible Reading, and Discipleship (Years A, B, C); Disciples Making Disciples: A Guide for Covenant Discipleship Groups and Class Leaders; Accountable Discipleship: Living in God's Household; and A Perfect Love: Understanding John Wesley's ""A Plain Account of Christian Perfection.""
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A Disciple's Journal Year C

Steven W. Manskar
Carefully designed and deeply Wesleyan, A Disciple's Journal provides a pattern of daily prayer and scripture reading for people who want to grow—as John Wesley encouraged—in "holiness of heart and life." This daily companion invites readers "to witness to Jesus Christ in the world and to follow his teachings through acts of compassion, justice, worship, and devotion under the guidance of the Holy Spirit." This edition begins with Advent 2021 and goes through Reign of Christ/Christ the King S...

A Disciple's Journal Year B

Steven W. Manskar
A Disciple's Journal, carefully designed and deeply Wesleyan, provides a pattern of daily prayer and scripture reading for persons who want to grow in holiness of heart and life. It invites readers into a Wesleyan way of following Jesus Christ shaped by the General Rule of Discipleship: To witness to Jesus Christ in the world and to follow his teachings through acts of compassion, justice, worship, and devotion under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. This edition begins with Advent 2020 and ca...

Disciples Making Disciples

A Guide for Covenant Discipleship Groups and Class Leaders  
Steven W. Manskar
Disciples Making Disciples: Guide for Covenant Discipleship Groups and Class Leaders by Steven W. Manskar is for pastors, Covenant Discipleship group members, and class leaders. It provides information needed to organize the ministry, form groups, write a covenant, lead a meeting, support groups so they help the congregation live out its mission of making disciples for the transformation of the world. The book also describes the office of class leaders and how to introduce this powerful disci...

Disciples Making Disciples

A Guide for Covenant Discipleship Groups and Class Leaders  
Steven W. Manskar
Disciples Making Disciples: Guide for Covenant Discipleship Groups and Class Leaders by Steven W. Manskar is for pastors, Covenant Discipleship group members, and class leaders. It provides information needed to organize the ministry, form groups, write a covenant, lead a meeting, support groups so they help the congregation live out its mission of making disciples for the transformation of the world. The book also describes the office of class leaders and how to introduce this powerful disci...

Class Leaders

Recovering a Tradition, A Leader's Guide  
Steven W. Manskar
This course will explore the origins of the office of class leader in the Wesleyan Methodist tradition. It examines the need for recovering the lay pastoral ministry of the class leader for the twenty-first century church. Participants will see how the ministry of Certified Lay Servants intersects with that of the class leader. NOTE: Accountable Discipleship is a prerequisite to this course. Please note that the Participant's Guide for this, Class Leaders: Recovering a Tradition, by David Low...

Class Leaders

Recovering a Tradition, A Leader's Guide  
Steven W. Manskar
This course will explore the origins of the office of class leader in the Wesleyan Methodist tradition. It examines the need for recovering the lay pastoral ministry of the class leader for the twenty-first century church. Participants will see how the ministry of Certified Lay Servants intersects with that of the class leader. NOTE: Accountable Discipleship is a prerequisite to this course. Please note that the Participant's Guide for this, Class Leaders: Recovering a Tradition, by David Low...

Becoming Accountable Disciples

(formerly Lay Speakers Are Accountable Disciples)  
Steven W. Manskar
Becoming Accountable Disciples focuses on the concept of the household of God, the importance of scripture as divine revelation, and the importance of the office of class leader in the development of the Methodist movement. The text for this course is Accountable Discipleship. Notes: Sorry, this item is not eligible for special promotional and bulk discounts. This is a nonreturnable, nonrefundable product.

A Perfect Love

Understanding John Wesley's "A Plain Account of Christian Perfection"  
Steven W. Manskar, Diana L. Hynson, Marjorie Hewitt Suchocki
A Perfect Love is the full text of Wesley's book. What makes this version unique is that the author has edited Wesley's text and updated his language for the contemporary reader. Christian perfection is the doctrine that distinguishes Methodism from other Christian denominations. People who read and study this book will come away with a greater appreciation for this important doctrine. It will change their lives. It may even change their church. A Perfect Love includes in-text definitions an...