Building Relationships


The Foundation for Evangelism recognizes that great ideas require support and resources to become a reality. That is why we are dedicated to funding ministries and organizations that will have a multiplying impact on The United Methodist Church. There are several levels of grant support that the Foundation provides in order to identify, prepare and place leaders of exceptional potential so that their ministries may have the greatest impact possible.

Leadership Development

The Foundation for Evangelism supports many areas of leadership development within United Methodist affiliated institutions of higher education. The E. Stanley Jones Professors of Evangelism provide training for the next generation of leaders with a passion for evangelism who will have a multiplying impact on the denomination while the Denman Fellows Program provides resources to develop the next generation of professors.

E. Stanley Jones Professors of Evangelism

The Foundation for Evangelism provides funding to support the E. Stanley Jones Professors of Evangelism at United Methodist Seminaries and schools of theology around the world including positions in Germany, Russia and Africa.

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Denman Fellows Program

In order to fill the growing need for excellent instructors with academic training in evangelism in the spirit of John Wesley, the Denman Fellows program  provides support for those who aspire to teach…

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Leadership Enrichment

Through grants given for leadership enrichment, The Foundation for Evangelism provides support for ongoing ministries vital to the growth of The United Methodist Church.

Wallace Chappell Lectures

Lectures at United Methodist seminaries or related institutions which bring a national or international leader in evangelism..

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