By Heather Mistretta hmistretta@gnjumc.org John Wesley didn’t wait until people came through the church doors before he nurtured disciples. Neither did Harry Denman. That’s why the GNJ Board of Discipleship honors evangelism each year with the Harry Denman Evangelism Award. The Board of Discipleship recognizes clergy, congregations and youth for excellence with the Harry Denman Evangelism Award […]

Denman Award Recipients: Seeing and Meeting the Needs of the Community in the Name of Christ Evangelist (noun) – bringer of good news (from the Greek euangelistes) Chances are, when you hear the word “evangelist,” you think of someone who has devoted their life to revivals and crusade events. Or maybe it’s someone with a […]

The Foundation for Evangelism celebrated 72 years last week, on January 31, 2021. Now, just as when the organization was founded, we remain committed to sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ, just as founder Dr. Harry Denman did throughout his life. Those who knew and worked with Dr. Denman often speak of him admiringly. […]

Now in its second season, The “E-Word” web series returns with three new speakers. The series is developed with the local church in mind and features three E. Stanley Jones Professors of Evangelism – experts in evangelism in the Wesleyan-tradition and each practical theologians with pastoral experience. Following the same three topics as the 2019 […]

For 22 years now, Leadership Institute at The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection has drawn ministry leaders and pastors from around the nation, and even globally. This year was no different, however the event LOOKED very different. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference was held virtually. Despite having to move online, the conference […]