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Evangelism & Discipleship

Rare and beautiful treasures

As a child, the Rev. Dr. Lindsay Armstrong loved Mister Rogers and his neighborhood of make-believe — especially the puppets King Friday XIII and Henrietta Pussycat.

Sixty-four African American churches receive booster grants

When Theology, Formation & Evangelism ministries realized they had some underspent funds in their budget this year, the Rev. Carlton Johnson, coordinator for Vital Congregations, had an idea: Why not use the funds to support  historically underserved African American churches in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)?

You too can help bend the moral arc

During a webinar this week, lay leaders from two congregations — one predominately Black, the other primarily white — shared how their conversations about race and justice in the past year have strengthened their resolve to learn more about systemic racism.

Props for her sermon

The Rev. Karen Brown, whose sermon on Wednesday brought the REvangelism Conference to a rousing and joyous conclusion, told viewers near the beginning of their time together that they’d need three props to get the most out of what she had to tell them.

A color wheel of generosity

We are going to discover new gifts this afternoon,” Dr. Leanne Van Dyk promised viewers Tuesday during the REvangelism conference. Van Dyk, president of Columbia Theological Seminary, was speaking about generosity, a topic she wrote about for the 8 Habits of Evangelism resource ahead of the conference for which about 150 people have registered.

REvangelism conference attendees experience fellowship and prayer

Saying that “evangelism is the business of every disciple of Jesus Christ,” Vilmarie Cintrón-Olivieri  and the Rev. José Manuel Capella-Pratts  kicked off their discussion at the REvangelism conference Tuesday afternoon, which is exploring the 8 Habits of Evangelism.

Enduring a season of ‘languishing, lamenting and lingering’

Separated by an entire continent, a pair of prominent Presbyterians  — the Rev. Bruce Reyes-Chow and the Rev. Aisha Brooks-Johnson — were of one heart and mind Monday leading opening worship for the REvangelism conference exploring the 8 Habits of Evangelism.