The Foundation for Evangelism
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The Foundation for Evangelism

History of The Foundation 1949-Present   The Foundation for Evangelism was incorporated on January 31, 1949. The founders included Dr. Harry Denman, the General Secretary of The General Board of Evangelism and a dedicated group of elected members of the General Board who wanted to directly support evangelism ministries within The Methodist denomination. The first officers were: Sollie McCreless, President; Thomas Spradling, Vice...

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What if we rethink church?

It’s not rethinking our theology or rethinking the scriptures, but rethinking the way The United Methodist Church makes contact with the world. Exciting times! Ronnie http://www.findachurch.org/index.cfm www.rethinkchurch.org...

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Is There a Conspiracy Of Silence About The Constitutional Amendments? By Dr. Bill Bouknight

Just imagine if 32 changes were being proposed in the U.S. Constitution. The newspapers and TV talk-shows would be dominated by the proposed amendments. Well, we United Methodists are being asked to change our Church Constitution in 32 specific ways. But the official Church media is amazingly silent about it all. I see no articles pro or con in the UM Report, Circuit Rider, or the UM News Service. Some of the African annual...

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INCLUSIVENESS AND MEMBERSHIP DECLINE by Dr. Riley B. Case

HAPPENINGS AROUND THE CHURCH   By Dr. Riley B. Case   INCLUSIVENESS AND MEMBERSHIP DECLINE           Perhaps no sociologist has written on American churches more extensively than Dr. Rodney Stark of Baylor University.  Along with Dr. Roger Finke he wrote The Churching of America 1776-1990 Winners and Losers in our Religious Economy  (Rutgers: 1990), followed by Acts of Faith Explaining the Human Side of Religion (University of...

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