Charles Wesley, Younger brother of John Wesley who he disagreed with and stayed with the Anglican Church. His most sung hymns are "Christ the Lord Has Risen Today." "Hark the Herald Angels Sing," "Jesus Lover of my Soul," "Oh for a Thousand Tongues to Sing." "Love Divine, All Love Excelling," "Soldiers of the Cross Arise." . . .
Richard Allen The AME Church grew out of the Free African Society (FAS), which Richard Allen, Absalom Jones, and other free blacks established in Philadelphia in 1787. They left St. George's Methodist Episcopal Church because of discrimination. Although Allen and Jones were both accepted as preachers, they were limited to black congregations. In addition, the blacks were made to sit in a separate gallery built in the church when their portion of the congregation increased.
Susannah Wesley was the mother of 19 children, including John and Charles Wesley. Through much adversity, she dedicated her life to instilling a sense of Christian Destiny into each of her children. Her children went on to change the world. Here are 16 rules she laid down in her home.