Entries by Barby Bowser

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New E. Stanley Jones Biography Depicts Intimate View of Evangelist’s Life, Ministry

Rev. Dr. Robert G. Tuttle, Jr., met E. Stanley Jones at a Christian Ashram in 1969. Their lives intersected many times following this first encounter, and Dr. Tuttle would later relate that Jones’ writings profoundly shaped his view of theology, preaching, and his life. Based on personal conversations and insights, In Our Time: The Life […]

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70 Years a Catalyst

Today marks a beginning for The Foundation for Evangelism. Today we have fulfilled the vision to be a Catalyst to Equip Disciples to Share the Good News of Jesus Christ for 70 years. Dr. Harry Denman joined 4 passionate Methodists to establish the Foundation and named our chartered purpose on January 31, 1949.  They said […]

Have a Joyful Christmas

The birth of our Savior gives us hope for the future, and calls us to be ever-mindful of God’s presence among us. As you celebrate Christ’s birth with those you love, The Foundation for Evangelism wishes you joy and peace. We are grateful for your support in our ministry to be a Catalyst to equip […]

Rethinking Advent Sermon Series

As Christmas draws near, and the season of Advent is being celebrated by Christians around the world, Dr. Stephen Gunter challenges us to rethink some of the misconceptions of this important liturgical season. First he asks, “Why do we do Advent, and why is it so hard?”, then he goes on to say that our […]

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ADVENT 2: Waiting and Hastening 1

W. Stephen Gunter, Ph.D. E. Stanley Jones Professors of Evangelism Director Part of a three-part Advent series.  Previous post ADVENT 1  |  Next post ADVENT 3 Text: II Peter 3:11-18 [Listen to the Audio] I never fail to be moved by the poetry of Charles Wesley set to music, and “Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus” is […]

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Grant Recipients Share Ministry, Thanks

At the recent annual meeting of The Foundation for Evangelism board of trustees, grant recipients shared about their ministries and expressed their thanks for the funding that helps them to be catalysts to equip disciples to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. E. Stanley Jones Professors of Evangelism Dr. Daniel Shin shared that as […]

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Mary Ann Hunt Passes Away

The Foundation for Evangelism regrets to announce that Mary Ann Hunt died on Saturday, November 10, at the age of 98. Mrs. Hunt was the wife of the late Bishop Earl Hunt who was the former president of The Foundation for Evangelism. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 1, at Central United […]

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Bryan Stone Publishes Finding Faith Today

(from Recent Faculty Publications, Boston University School of Theology) Finding Faith Today presents the findings of a multi-year study on how people come to faith in the US context. The book sheds new light on how people come to faith and what sort of spiritual, practical, and social changes accompany that. Mark R. Teasdale, Associate Professor of […]