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Bob Whitesel has done it again! This book will, no doubt, cultivate enthusiastic love in readers for Christ and his church.

– Lenny Luchetti, professor of Proclamation and Christian Ministry at Wesley Seminary

I love the interweaving of John Wesley’s life – Scripture, everyday application, and daily devotions. A great personal resource!

– Michael Moynagh, author & director of Fresh Expressions UK

It’s the best book I’ve read in a long time on positivity in the Christian life.

– Stan Toler, best-selling author, international speaker, and general superintendent emeritus for the Church of the Nazarene

This book can fuel your church’s future and passage towards recreating a healthy vibrant church.

– Tom Cheyney, founder and directional leader of Renovate National Church Revitalization Conference

Whitesel uses the life and ministry of John Wesley to serve as an example of how a Christian believer can live a victorious Christian life filled with passion and enthusiasm… This book is a great read.

– Ray Ellis, former director of Evangelism and Church Growth, Free Methodist Church USA, and pastor of Evangelism and Outreach at the Cornerstone Free Methodist Church in St. Petersburg, Florida

Dr. Whitesel has not just written another insightful book about the Methodists, but he guides us on an inspiring spiritual journey.

– Mark Gorveatte, author of Lead Like Wesley (WPH)

This practical and powerful book provides every Christian with spiritual impact … I recommend this book to every church.

– Kent R. Hunter, author of Who Broke My Church? 7 Proven Strategies for Renewal and Revival

Whitesel reminds us the remarkable faith Wesley demonstrated shone out best in his day-to-day life.

– Mark R. Teasdale, E. Stanley Jones associate professor of evangelism at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Those seeking to deepen their passion for Christ or to rekindle the flames of their faith will find this book a rich resource… (it) will provoke your thinking, inspire deeper devotion, and stimulate action.

– Lovett H. Weems, Jr., Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC, and author of Leadership in the Wesleyan Spirit and John Wesley’s Message Today

Reading this devotional journey from Bob Whitesel might change your life.

– Canon Dave Male, national advisor for Pioneer Development for the Church of England

Full testimonials:

I love the interweaving of John Wesley’s life – Scripture, everyday application, and daily devotions. A great personal resource!

– Michael Moynagh, author and director of network development and consultant on theology and practice for Fresh Expressions UK

Bob Whitesel has done it again! He brilliantly mines past insights for present practices to help disciples deepen in faith. This book will, no doubt, cultivate enthusiastic love in readers for Christ and his church.

– Lenny Luchetti, professor of Proclamation and Christian Ministry at Wesley Seminary

The reader will be taken on a devotional journey that uplifts and causes one to refrain from grumbling and complaining. It’s the best book I’ve read in a long time on positivity in the Christian life.

– Stan Toler, best-selling author, international speaker, and general superintendent emeritus for the Church of the Nazarene

Author Bob Whitesel brings insight, vision, and knowledge to the arena of the New Testament church. His journey will help you draw from John Wesley’s experience, hardships, and wisdom to grow as a godly individual and servant. If you are open to drawing the strength and wise principles, this book can fuel your church’s future and passage towards recreating a healthy vibrant church.

– Tom Cheyney, founder and directional leader of Renovate National Church Revitalization Conference

In our Christian journey, we often drift onto a spiritual plateau. Enthusiast! by Bob Whitesel helps us renew our passion and desire to serve the Lord with enthusiasm. Throughout his book, Whitesel uses the life and ministry of John Wesley to serve as an example of how a Christian believer can live a victorious Christian life filled with passion and enthusiasm. At the end of each chapter, the author includes an application for personal reflection or group discussion. This book is a great read.

– Ray Ellis, former director of Evangelism and Church Growth, Free Methodist Church USA, and pastor of Evangelism and Outreach at the Cornerstone Free Methodist Church in St. Petersburg, Florida

Dr. Whitesel has not just written another insightful book about the Methodists, but he guides us on an inspiring spiritual journey to deepen our faith through these reflections on the life of John Wesley.

– Mark Gorveatte, author of Lead Like Wesley (WPH)

This practical and powerful book provides every Christian with spiritual impact, as many churches today struggle with the same biblical drift confronted by John and Charles Wesley. We recommend this book to every church involved in the Healthy Churches Thrive! movement.

– Kent R. Hunter, author of Who Broke My Church? 7 Proven Strategies for Renewal and Revival

Many texts about Wesley focus on the grand sweep of revival or the insight of his writings. Whitesel reminds us the remarkable faith Wesley demonstrated shone out best in his day-to-day life. By inviting us into specific moments of Wesley’s life and ministry, Whitesel gives us the opportunity to revisit our personal lives and see where God’s grace is breaking in to kindle our hearts with holiness.

– Mark R. Teasdale, E. Stanley Jones associate professor of evangelism at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

This book reminds us of the spiritual discipline that is required for restoring our enthusiasm for Christ and his church. The author paints John Wesley as the “reasonable enthusiast” and creates devotionals built around Wesley’s life principles. The reader will be taken on a devotional journey that uplifts and causes one to refrain from grumbling and complaining. It’s the best book I’ve read in a long time on positivity in the Christian life.

– Stan Toler, best-selling author, international speaker, and general superintendent emeritus for the Church of the Nazarene

Those seeking to deepen their passion for Christ or to rekindle the flames of their faith will find this book a rich resource. Bob Whitesel has brought together in this series of devotionals biblical principles, Wesleyan examples, and provocative application questions. Each will provoke your thinking, inspire deeper devotion, and stimulate action.

– Lovett H. Weems, Jr., Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC, and author of Leadership in the Wesleyan Spirit and John Wesley’s Message Today

Reading this devotional journey from Bob Whitesel might change your life. It is challenging, but also encouraging and enabling. Bob makes it clear being an enthusiast is not just for the few, but is available to all followers of Jesus.

– Canon Dave Male, national advisor for Pioneer Development for the Church of England

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