The Foundation for Evangelism is pleased to recognize First United Methodist Church in Winfield, Kansas with the 2013 Culture of the Call Church Award. This award is given annually to recognize one local congregation of The United Methodist Church with a history of helping young people age 35 or younger experience God’s call to full [...]
If Frankie Hopper has a superpower, it’s like X-ray vision, except that he sees through the humdrum landscape of Henry County to discover those who are in need.
“The Lord showed me the homeless — in my community,” says the McDonough resident, a retired Army lieutenant colonel with a bad back and a good heart. “They’re not just downtown.”
With the question, “Who Am I,” Dr. Andrew “Andy” Root began the 2012 Wallace Chappell Lecture Series at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. Through his research, writing and work as the Carrie Olson Baalson Chair of Youth and Family Ministry at Luther Seminary, Dr. Root brings a fresh approach to evangelism for reaching today’s [...]
is the 2012 Distinguished Evangelist of The United Methodist Church. He recently spoke at The Foundation for Evangelism’s Annual Banquet at Lake Junaluska, N.C. We asked him a few questions about receiving this award and about his own personal faith journey. Here’s what he had to say…
On September 29, 2012, the friends and family of Hoyt Moore Cole gathered for a celebration of life at First United Methodist Church in Anchorage, AK. Cole was an attorney who served on The Foundation for Evangelism board of trustees for 17 years. “It was a privilege to be present for the celebration of Hoyt’s [...]
Dr. W. Stephen Gunter, E. Stanley Jones Professorship Director for The Foundation for Evangelism and Associate Dean for Methodist Studies at Duke Divinity School, has released his newest book Arminius and His Declaration of Sentiments: An Annotated Translation with Introduction and Theological Commentary. This is the first direct translation of Arminius’ Declaration of Sentiments into English from [...]
Lisa Clements, Rev. Eulas Greer and Carlie Vowell received the 2012 Memphis Conference Harry Denman Evangelism Award for laity, clergy and youth respectively. David Russell, Memphis Conference Evangelism Chair, presented the awards on June 5 at the 2012 Memphis Annual Conference in Jackson, Tenn.
The Foundation for Evangelism announces Rev. Charles Anderson, Directing Pastor at University United Methodist Church in San Antonio, Texas, as the 2012 Distinguished Evangelist of The United Methodist Church. Rev. Anderson has served at University UMC since 2006, and during his time there has helped the congregation change its model of ministry to one that [...]
The North Carolina Conference presented the Harry Denman Evangelism awards during the 2012 Annual Conference. Rev. Carol Dean, chair of the Commission on Evangelism, presented the Youth Denman Evangelism Award to Josh Leslie of Horne Memorial UMC in Clayton, and the Clergy Denman Evangelism Award to Rev. Neal Salter, pastor of Emmanuel UMC in the Burlington District.
Rev. Dr. Ed Robb, 2011 Distinguished Evangelist of The United Methodist Church, was the guest preacher for the Summer Worship Series at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center on August 5. Dr. Robb is the founding and lead pastor at The Woodlands United Methodist Church, a 9,000+ member congregation at The Woodlands, Texas. Since the [...]