Evangelism

World Methodist Evangelism, which celebrates 50 years of ministry this year, is finding new ways to do its work in the realities of a global pandemic. One such initiative is a prayer and fasting program that connects about 1,500 Methodists from around the world via Facebook. Photo by Viktor Forgacs, courtesy of Unsplash.com.

Supporting Wesleyan evangelism amid pandemic

In this time of global pandemic, World Methodist Evangelism continues its 50 years of work equipping people to share Christ’s love across continents.
Evangelism
The Rev. Thomas Kim. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UM News

A lamentation with hope for Afghanistan

Watching the news of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan reminds the Rev. Thomas Kim of time he spent with missionaries there following his brother-in-law’s death in a bombing.
Evangelism
Rich Peck. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UM News.

Simone Biles and St. Paul: Expectations vs. outcomes

Olympian Simone Biles and St. Paul excelled while coping with unseen challenges. Their experiences hold lessons for us.
Church Growth
Churches may have shuttered their doors during the COVID-19 pandemic, but disciple-making kept going through digital ministries. In observance of Social Media Day, UM News explores how churches are reaching new people through social media and online offerings. Globe by OpenClipart-Vectors, courtesy of Pixabay; graphic by Laurens Glass, UM News.

Social media takes disciple-making global

Even as the pandemic forced churches to close their buildings, social media opened new doors for United Methodists to make disciples across continents.

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