Distributing Power

The fourth muscle is Distributing Power. Join Joerg Rieger as he reminds us that distributed power is at the heart of Jesus’ ministry and the ministry of John Wesley and the people called Methodists.

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Guest Info

Joerg Rieger

Dr. Joerg Rieger


Dr. Joerg Rieger is a Distinguished Professor of Theology and the Cal Turner Chancellor’s Chair of Wesleyan Studies. He is also the founding director of the Wendland-Cook Program in Religion and Justice. Previously he was the Wendland-Cook Endowed Professor of Constructive Theology at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. He received an M.Div. from the Theologische Hochschule Reutlingen, Germany, a Th.M. from Duke Divinity School, and a Ph.D. in religion and ethics from Duke University.


Show Notes

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Visit Joerg Rieger’s website to find out more about his books and other recent podcast interviews.

Joerg’s book “No Religion but Social Religion” reflects on the Wesley’s understanding of grace, God, and religion.

Read more about the Five Muscles on our website and download a PowerPoint presentation to share with your leadership.

“God Has Work for Us To Do” music and lyrics by Mark Miller. Visit Mark’s website at markamillermusic.com or find him on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/c/markismusic67

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