Turning to Wesley’s class model amid pandemic

by | Aug 4, 2020 | UMC News

By Kudzai Chingwe
July 31, 2020 | HARARE, Zimbabwe (UM News)

“John Wesley wrote a book titled ‘Primitive Physic,’ teaching people to use natural things to treat their ailments, including herbs,” he said, adding that he also established clinics in Britain, Bristol, Newcastle and London to distribute free medication to the poor.

“(He) was concerned about health issues and wanted people to worship God while healthy. He treated the soul and the body as one,” Machinga said.

“If he was alive today, he would have encouraged people to take preventative measures during worship, give awareness and be very careful with people not to contract the coronavirus as the churches return to a new normal.”

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