Faith Sharing in Fresh Ways

The office of Evangelism’s new Engage resource stirs a Charlotte congregation to innovative witness

Photo courtesy of C.N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Photo courtesy of C.N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Charlotte, N.C. – Pastor Jerry Cannon still marvels at what happened at C.N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church in 2011. A year ago, in January, Cannon attended a gathering for pastors of large congregations sponsored by the Office of Evangelism and Church Growth. While there Cannon “got a hold of” the office’s brand new resource called Engage, which emphasizes the importance of connecting evangelism with disciple making. “I was asked if our leaders would form a focus group for Engage,” says Cannon. “I saw it as a way for us to go deeper, but I had no idea of its ripple effect on lives, of how God would use it to show us this is why you’re doing what you’re doing.”

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