Vital Faith CommunitiesWhat does vital faith look like? How is vitality expressed – and how do we measure it in faith communities? For that matter, should we even try? Image: Candles in a Santa Fe Church – photo by author The Task(s) of the FaithfulWhat is our task as children of God? How should that role be lived out in our daily lives? What are our tasks in caring for the environment, and caring for each other? Image: Flowers at Butchart Gardens, Victoria, BC – photo by author The Way of WesleyHow did John Wesley understand the life of faith? How do his ideas speak to us today? Image: Statue of John Wesley at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, KY. Photo by author. The Potential of the Spiritual CommunityHow can Paul Tillich’s conception of the Spiritual Community impact our thinking? What kinds of communities might that include? Image: Adobe Stock. Timelines Paul Tillich An overview of Tillich’s life and work. John Wesley An overview of Wesley’s life and work. The Writings of Augustine The major writings of St. Augustine, by date and type. Methodism (American) Major events in American Methodism. Resources & Recommendations Leadership Resources focused on Church and Organizational Leadership. Wesley Resources focused on John Wesley and the Wesleyan theological tradition. Church Vitality Resources pertaining to church vitality. Tillich Resources relating to Paul Tillich’s life and writings.