Entries by Barby Bowser

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The “E-Word” Webinar Series

The Foundation for Evangelism, as part of a recent grant for evangelism resources, partnered with three Professors of Evangelism (two are current, and one is a former FFE-funded E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism) to conduct this three-part webinar. Designed for individuals or small groups to delve deeper into the “evangelism equation” concept from Rev. […]

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Evangelism Equation – Rev. Dr. Mark Teasdale

Rev. Dr. Mark Teasdale, E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism at Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary, led the Missouri Annual Conference of the UMC through the “Evangelism Equation” from his book Evangelism for Non-Evangelists. In this two-part series, Dr. Teasdale starts at the beginning, examining the current, cultural (sometimes negative) understanding of evangelism, and looks at practices of […]

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“Super Real Evangelist” Honored with Denman Evangelism Award

Matt Bistayi (at left), pastor of Valley Church in Allendale, received the Harry Denman Evangelism Award at the 2019 Michigan Annual Conference. After 10 years, Valley continues to “gain traction” with Jesus. (This article originally appeared at www.michiganumc.org and has been reprinted with permission.) BY KAY DEMOSS – Senior Content Editor for Michigan Conference of […]

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Evangelism Award Recipients Dare to Reach and Love Boldly

The Minnesota Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, whose theme this year was “Dare to Reach, Love Boldly”, honored two individuals who have devoted their ministry to reaching their community and young people with the Good News of a life-transforming relationship with Jesus Christ. Their stories are excerpts from an article on the Minnesota […]