Entries by Barby Bowser

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A Catalyst for Three Generations…and Counting!

Today is a special day for The Foundation for Evangelism as we celebrate moving into 71 years of being a catalyst. When the foundation began in 1949, its purpose  was to help Christ’s church, then the Methodist Church, remain true to its evangelistic calling through discipleship. As the church and our society has changed, the […]

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Allen Black to Chair FFE Board of Trustees

The Foundation for Evangelism is pleased to announce that Rev. Allen Black was elected as the chair of the board of trustees at its annual meeting on October 29, 2019. Rev. Black is an elder in the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church and serves as district superintendent for the Harpeth River District. Born […]

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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 […]