The Great Awakening

The Great Awakening was a revival movement that spread across Great Britain and the American colonies between the 1730s and 1740s. God used men such as George Whitefield, John Wesley, and Jonathan Edwards to move people out of complacency and into active faith.


"John Wesley," by the English artist George Romney, oil on canvas.

John Wesley: A Brand Plucked Out of the Fire

John Wesley was a “brand plucked out of the fire” by God, who used him to spark a movement that continues to influence millions of people to this day.


How the Great Awakening Has Shaped Us

The Great Awakening has had long-lasting effects on our worship and theology even to this day. So, what's been good, and what needs to change?

George Whitefield - The Purposed Wanderer

George Whitefield: The Purposed Wanderer

George Whitefield’s passion for Jesus was a contagious catalyst that led to sweeping change throughout American churches during the Great Awakening.

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

The Unfinished Sermon: Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

The title of Jonathan Edward’s most known sermon reads like a tragedy, but truly it magnifies the beauty of God’s sovereign grace toward sinful humanity.

Jonathan Edwards: A Serious Faith

Jonathan Edwards: A Serious Faith

With great care, Edwards watched his life, cultivated a deep relationship with the Lord, and proclaimed the good news of the gospel to thousands.

Great Awakening

A Lesson From the First Great Awakening

Much can be said about the Great Awakening and those who created the movement, but great wisdom can be gained from even the most cursory understanding.