Evangelism News

Share the Joy

published 11/18/2016
BY JIM HOLLIFIELD Wow! They came! I invited someone to my church’s Christmas event, and they’re here. WHAT NOW? Just how do we prepare for company in the Christmas season? New folks in our ...

Share the Joy

published 10/14/2016
By JIM HOLLIFIELD An old rancher’s adage carries truth: "The easiest way to herd a buffalo is in the direction he is already going." Christmas is fast approaching. Especially during the Christmas ...

Reach your community on Christmas Eve

published 10/30/2015
By CHRIS BUSKIRK, Chair of Evangelism It’s not too early for dream sessions about this year’s Christmas Eve celebration in your church. There is not a better time than Christmas Eve to extend an ...

Meet me at the manger

published 11/21/2014
The goal of the 2014 Home for Christmas campaign is to make sure that anyone who wants to be in church on Christmas Eve, anywhere in the state, can find a United Methodist church near them to meet ...

Christmas campaign will expand

published 10/10/2014
The Home for Christmas media campaign for all churches will be highlighted by Chris Buskirk during a full day of evangelism workshops Oct. 18, hosted at OKC-Chapel Hill Church. A total of 16 leaders...

Training will encompass many aspects of evangelism

published 8/29/2014
On two dates, training in areas that range from church hospitality and publicity to niche ministry and "Home for Christmas" will be sponsored by the evangelism committee of the Discipleship Ministry ...

Winners inspire -- Annual Denman Awards recognize personal evangelism

published 7/18/2014
The prestigious Denman Award for evangelism went to layman Marty Anderson and clergyman David L. Daniel at Annual Conference. Through the national Foundation for Evangelism, this award promotes the ...

‘Home for Christmas’ welcomes more people

published 1/24/2014
More people worshipped on Christmas Eve in more churches, according to a summary of "Home for Christmas," sponsored by the Discipleship Ministry Team’s evangelism committee. A total of 180 churches ...

It’s the most welcoming time of the year

published 11/22/2013
As you deck the church halls, also sign up for the Christmas Eve marketing campaign that is free for all Oklahoma’s United Methodist Churches. It’s the most opportune time of the year to invite new ...

Nominations due for Denman Awards

published 3/8/2013
Nominations now are due for the 2013 Denman Awards given by the Oklahoma Conference. The award committee seeks to honor clergy, adult laity, and youths. Recipients will be announced at the Annual ...