Tale of Two Gospels
George Whitefield (1714-1770) was an English evangelist and founder of Calvinistic Methodists. He followed John Wesley on a missionary journey to Georgia, and toured through various parts of colonial America, eventually parting company with Wesley over predestination, becoming the leader of Calvinists.
It was of George Whitefield (1714-70) that John Wesley asked, “Has any man led more thousands of souls to the Saviour than this man?” A Church of England evangelist, Whitefield assisted Edwards and the Tennants in the Great Awakening in the American colonies. Though Wesley parted ways with his one-time associate ...