Evangelism

Book Review: They Like Jesus But Not the Church, by Dan Kimball

Review by Kevin McFadden | 9Marks Journal: Living As a Church | 03.02.2010

Kimball’s book provides good insight into how some non-Christians think, and readers will be challenged by his excellent diagnostic questions at the end of each chapter.

Pastors’ and Theologians’ Forum on Corporate Witness

By A. Mohler, J. D. Greear, J. Folmar, P. Newton, T. Anyabwile | 9Marks Journal: The Church's Mission | 03.01.2010

Our churches can give the gospel a black eye, or they can be used by the Holy Spirit with magnetic effect to draw people to Jesus.

Evangelism and Social Action: A Tale of Two Trajectories

By Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: A New Evangelical Liberalism | 03.01.2010

We’ve heard these definitions of the church’s mission before. But have we seen where they’re from, where they lead, and what theology drives them?

Thinking About Evangelism Means Thinking About the Church

By Ryan Townsend | 9Marks Journal: The Church's Mission | 03.01.2010

To put it another way, the local church itself is the best and biblically-prescribed “evangelism program.”

Class XIII: Corporate Evangelism

By Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: Living As a Church | 03.01.2010

Throughout the Bible and the history of the church, God has used the witness of the church to draw people to himself.

Three Testimonies of Hospitality

By D. S. Whitney, K. Sande, R. Townsend | 9Marks Journal: Hospitality & Friendship | 03.01.2010

When have you seen acts of hospitality commend the gospel to outsiders?

Evangelism Course Comparison Guide

By Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 1 | 03.01.2010

Which “evangelism courses” are the best to use with non-Christians?

Re-imagining Success in Ministry

By Mark Dever | 03.01.2010

Certainly no church is perfect. But, praise God, many imperfect churches are healthy.

Missions Partnerships from a Field Worker’s Perspective

By Ed Roberts | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010

But how should churches and missionaries decide whom to partner with?

Lying, Hostile Nations, and the Great Commission

By Anonymous | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010

Can missionaries traveling to a country that’s hostile to Christianity and the Great Commission lie about their reasons for coming?

How American Christians Can Help Christians in Zambia

By Conrad Mbewe | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010

In Zambia, the only free television channel that we have twenty-four hours a day is Trinity Broadcasting Network.

Developing Missions Networks Without a Denomination

By Jeremy Pace | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010

The institutionalized structure of denominations at least lessens the biblical responsibility of a local church to equip ministers of reconciliation with the message of reconciliation.

Altar Call Evangelism

By Paul Alexander | 02.26.2010

What’s required for salvation isn’t walking an aisle. It’s repentance from sin and belief in Jesus Christ.

Wanted: Kingdom Families

By Anonymous | 9Marks Journal: Family & Parenting | 02.25.2010

For that reason, even before asking whether your family should stay or go, it may be worth asking whether or not you have a Kingdom perspective at all.

Resources on Evangelism

By Ryan Townsend | 02.25.2010

Get these resources for your pastoral toolbox and use them with your church.