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UMC to Host First-ever North American Evangelism Conference

Denominational leaders, seminary faculty and local church practitioners from the United States and Canada, who either work or teach in the field of evangelism, will convene in Nashville next month… Read more

The Congregational Development Team presented Denman Evangelism Awards to The Rev. Maxime Jaouen of Lansdale First UMC (right photo) and John Schadler of Fairless Hills First UMC (left photo). Both recipients were congratulated by the Bishop. (Rev. James Mundell photos)

Two role models receive Denman Evangelism Award

Two extraordinary church leaders who seek to personify Jesus Christ–one of them literally–were honored at Annual Conference with the Harry Denman Evangelism Award, an annual tribute to the spirit and… Read more

Nathan Matz, Joani and Thom Schultz listen.

Why Nobody Wants to Go to Church Anymore

More than 4,000 churches close their doors each year. “I feel judged.”¬† Forty percent of Americans say they attend church weekly, but the actual percentage may be half that. “I… Read more

2015 Evangelism Event: ‘Why Nobody Wants to Go to Church Anymore’

The EPA Conference will welcome Thom and Joani Schultz, co-authors of the provocative book Why Nobody Wants to Go to Church Anymore: And How 4 Acts of Love Will Make… Read more

Evangelist: Traveling the world to spread gospel

After traveling millions of miles to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ on every inhabited continent in the world, the Rev. H. Eddie Fox has retired after 25 years as… Read more

5 ways to reclaim Wesleyan evangelism

For many United Methodists, evangelism is an uneasy word. It conjures images of someone on a busy street corner handing out Bible tracts or perhaps a missionary on the doorstep… Read more

The Harvest Is Plentiful

The fall season is busy with events happening in our lives and the lives of our churches. Many congregations have celebrated Homecoming Sunday, Back-to-Church Sunday or Rally Day to invite… Read more

Learning to share our faith

Nearly 200 people gathered at Bethany UMC Wescosville in Allentown for the Faith-Sharing training led by Dr. Eddie Fox, Executive Director of the World Methodist Council on Evangelism. From beginning… Read more