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Grant Supports Training for Ministry at the Border

There are times when a Foundation grant opens doors for the opportunity to make an even greater impact than originally envisioned. Through the Foundation’s multi-year Harry Denman Fellowship grant, we
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Trustee, Donor on Why He Gives to FFE

By Dr. C. Daniel “Dan” Henry Even as our society in The United States and worldwide moves away from the values incarnate in Jesus Christ, our local Christian churches (even
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Grant Panelists Share Progress, Challenges

A panel of three grant recipients from the 2022 Equipping the Local Church Grant Cycle spent the morning with the Foundation’s board or trustees and honorary trustee council at their
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The Christmas Conference: 10 days that started a church

By Joe Iovino For many of us Christmas morning means lounging in our pajamas, eating delicious food and slowly opening gifts. For those who started the Methodist church in America,
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Sunday Supper Fuels Conversation and Community

Patton UMC in Franklin, NC, has been part of the community for 131 years. They recently began hosting a Sunday Supper to invite people for dinner and conversation around scripture and spiritual topics.
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Friends study the bible, talk at table

Long-Time Donor Reflects on Late Husband’s Shared Passion for Evangelism

When Nancy Acker’s late husband, Darrel, signed up for a Lay Witness Training trip to Pennsylvania years ago, she wasn’t interested. The training would take up time they would normally
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FFE Announces 2022 Equipping the Local Church Grant Recipients

From the 100 applications received for the inaugural Equipping the Local Church Grant Cycle, The Foundation for Evangelism has selected 31 projects to receive grants totaling $230,000. Recipients will be announced publicly in June after all have been notified.
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An Impact Story 12 Years in the Making

Jorge Acevedo received an award from the FFE in 2009 - and the relationship has only grown since then. In addition to leading his church, he is a ministry coach, trainer and writer, but the story doesn't end there.
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Army Chaplain Credits E. Stanley Jones Professor with Shaping Her Understanding of Evangelism

By Terri FarmerBrittany Wooten is a 2014 graduate of Methodist Theological School in Ohio. She remembers taking evangelism courses taught by E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism, Dr. Joon Sik
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Bishop Darryl Starnes to Join FFE Board in the Fall

Born in Hampton, VA, but nurtured in the First AME Zion Church in Knoxville, TN, where his grandfather was the organizing pastor, Darryl gave his life to Christ as a
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