2015 Winter FORWARD

In this edition of FORWARD we celebrate ministry, share exciting news, remember dear friends and launch plans for new grant programs. Perhaps the most exciting news is our updated mission and vision (see the story below to learn more). As you know, this is a major event in the life of an organization because these […]

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Lyness Named 2015 Distinguished Evangelist

The Foundation for Evangelism announces the selection of Mr. Harry J. Lyness, a member of Dearborn Hills United Methodist Church near Lawrenceburg, Ind., as the 2015 Distinguished Evangelist of The United Methodist Church. Mr. Lyness will received the award and serve as featured speaker during the Foundation’s annual banquet on November 6, 2015. In nominating […]

Hartner, ESJ Professor, Attends First-Ever White House Conference

Reutlingen School of Theology announces that Achim Hartner, E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism, was selected to represent the United Methodist Church in the German-speaking part of Europe at the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge’s first-ever international gathering. Strengthening Inter-Faith Cooperation – For a Better World Reutlingen School of Theology Press Release (English […]

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Hastings UMC Named 2015 Culture of the Call Church

Hasting United Methodist Church is the 2015 Culture of the Call Church Award recipient! Hastings’ vital ministry focuses on recognizing, encouraging, nurturing, and mentoring young people under the age of 35 to answer God’s call on their lives. The Hastings United Methodist Church has identified, encouraged, cultivated, and supported those whom God is calling into […]

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Edgar Bazan … On Evangelism

On Evangelism. *This is a paper that I prepared for the class on Evangelism with Dr. Elaine A. Heath at Perkins School of Theology in SMU. The following are developing thoughts from my personal experiences in ministry and my learning from Dr. Heath’s class. She was a mentor and her work an inspiration to reflect […]