What Impact Did Methodism Have On Nail Making?

Nailed To The Cross – Now available in paperback and on Kindle


Nail Making - Bromsgrove - Nailed To The Cross What impact could the growth of a small local church in the heart of the nail making district of Bromsgrove hope to have?


The Ebenezer Methodist Chapel was called to serve the nail making community, “The White Slaves of England.” It became the focal point of the small community. The church provided education, social support and above all hope.

A chance discovery of a glass jar buried deep under the pulpit started the investigation. It contained architects original drawings, a leader’s personal Bible, mortgage and conveyance deeds going back to 1833. More importantly, it revealed the amazing story of men of vision who faithfully and prayerfully served the local nail making community. “Nailed To The Cross is that untold story.

A detailed study and well referenced analysis of the social history and impact of the Ebenezer Methodist Church in Sidemoor, Bromsgrove. This book would interest students of the history of religion and anyone interested in the history of Bromsgrove and Nail Making.

What Are People Saying About Nailed To The Cross?


“Peter Billingham writes from his background and his heart. But this is not to say that this work is self absorbed or unthinking. Quite the reverse. … Peter lets the results of steady scholarship and detached analysis of the social history of Bromsgrove make his case for him.” Clive Langmead – Author of Robber of the Cruel Streets: The Prayerful Life of George Muller


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