John Wesley for Lunch
John Wesley and Deliverance
Dr. Peter J. Bellini
Professor of Church Renewal and Evangelization in the Heisel Chair and Director of Non-Degree Programs at United Theological Seminary
Thursday, September 28, 2023
Hosts Dr. Scott Kisker, Rev. Kelly McCuaig and this month's Wesley scholar guest Dr. Peter J. Bellini will be speaking on the topic of John Wesley and Deliverance from the standpoint of the book entitled Thunderstruck! authored by Dr. Peter J. Bellini. Listeners will learn about John Wesley's worldview and his practice of deliverance and what that means for believers today.
Grab your lunch and join us for this 1-hour interactive webinar, filled with learning and discussion time. Learning and application over your mid-day break with an outstanding Wesley Scholar!
TEACHING AND RESEARCH
Pete teaches in the areas of Church Renewal, Global Charismatic Studies, Missiology, Evangelism, Intercultural and Interreligious Encounter, Urban Studies, Pastoral Care, Counseling, and Philosophy. His interest is in Trinitarian theology and applied pneumatology, including the intersection of pneumatology and holiness, the theology, history and practices of renewal movements (Methodism, the Holiness movement, the Pentecostal-Charismatic movement and the Global Renewalist movement of today, specifically in terms of power evangelism); the practical theology of prayer, healing and mental health, deliverance, discipleship and leadership development; and the intersection of theology, philosophy, and the sciences.
Pete is an ordained Elder in the West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church and has served in ministry for nearly 35 years. He has been a leader in every facet of ministry, including new church starts, church turnarounds, mergers, local church renewal, discipleship and leadership training, inner city and global missions and several marketplace ministries. He has also served and taught throughout the world in several countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Pete is married to Mariuccia Bellini. They have two adult children, Pietro Aaronne and Paola Arianna and one granddaughter Costanza. In his free time, Pete is a recreational heavyweight boxer and a powerlifter.