Entries by Barby Bowser

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


You’re Invited to the 2018-19 Wallace Chappell Lectures

The 2018-2019 Wallace-Chappell Lecture Series will be held on February 12, 2019, in partnership with Saint Paul School of Theology (Leawood, KS) and the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection’s GROW night (Leawood, KS). Registration is free. Beginning at 11A on February 12, 2019, Dr. Jack Jackson, E. Stanley Jones Associate Professor of Evangelism at Claremont […]


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 […]