Evangelism across Economic Boundaries

By Mike McKinley | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 2 | 10.25.2013

The first lesson in evangelizing across economic boundaries? We’re not all that different.

Reaching the “Converted”

By Bob Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 2 | 10.25.2013

Some of pastors’ most obvious evangelistic opportunities are with members of our churches. But how can we reach them?

Evangelism in the Workplace

By Ashok Nachnani | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 2 | 10.25.2013

Counsel on workplace evangelism from someone whose faith is the fruit of workplace evangelism.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Christianity around the World

By D. Akin, J. D. Greear, J. Folmar, M. Dever, P. Williams, T. Anyabwile | 10.24.2013

Prosperity gospel, persecution, changing cultural tides, a rising generation of convictional pastors, and more in this roundtable discussion on the church in America and abroad.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Reaching the Unreached

By A. Mohler, D. Platt, J. Mack Stiles, K. DeYoung, M. Dever | 09.30.2013

A roundtable discussion on the Great Commission, sending, calling, prayer, patience, and more with the leaders of the Cross Conference.

Book Review: Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel, by Kate Bowler

Review by Jonathan Baer | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 1 | 09.09.2013

In a thoughtful and engaging work, Kate Bowler unravels the origins and development of the prosperity gospel into a multi-billion dollar industry.

Evangelism Tool Review: The Story

By Mike McKinley | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 1 | 09.09.2013

The Story is a gospel presentation tool designed by SpreadTruth.com. It is a popular tool for sharing the gospel; half a million people have viewed the gospel presentation online and The Story ESV Bible was published by Crossway in 2013. The Story can be accessed online (at http://viewthestory.com) through an app or via traditional printed […]

Evangelism Tool Review: New World Gospel Presentation

By Erik Raymond | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 1 | 09.09.2013

InterVarsity’s “New World Gospel Presentation” is an evangelism outline “designed to lead others to make a decision for Jesus Christ and join his mission to heal the world.”[1] As of today there are training materials on their website, Vimeo and YouTube. Additionally, they have developed a free app (iOS and Android) to help illustrate the […]

Evangelism Tool Review: Two Ways to Live

By Geoff Chang | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 1 | 09.09.2013

Every Christian should know the gospel and be able to present it to others (1 Pet. 3:15). Now, our circumstances, personalities, and gifts will vary hugely. Nonetheless, if you are a follower of Jesus, you should know the central message of Christianity, and be able to articulate it faithfully and clearly. Two Ways to Live by Matthias […]

Five Reasons We Don’t Evangelize

By Mike McKinley | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 1 | 09.09.2013

Evangelical churches talk a lot about evangelism, but most church members don’t share their faith very often. What’s going wrong?

The Pastor and Evangelism: Finding an Audience

By Matt Merker | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 1 | 09.09.2013

For a pastor the tough part isn’t knowing what to say, but—six days of the week—finding someone to say it to.

Pastors’ Forum: Four Approaches to Evangelism Training

9Marks | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 1 | 09.09.2013

We asked four churches to tell us how they equip their people to evangelize. Here are their responses. Answers from University Reformed Church, Sterling Park Baptist Church, the Village Church, and the Church at Brook Hills.   Ben Falconer, University Reformed Church, East Lansing, Michigan If we’re going to evangelize faithfully, we need to talk, pray, and […]

Three Ingredients for an Evangelistic Church Culture

By Mike McKinley | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 1 | 09.09.2013

What’s better than the best evangelism program? An evangelistic culture.

Connecting Evangelism and Church

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 1 | 09.09.2013

Evangelism is both an individual and a team sport. But it’s the latter we tend to neglect. Here are theological and practical steps toward a remedy.

Overcoming Objections to Evangelism

By Kevin McKay | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 1 | 08.27.2013

Whether stated or felt, many Christians pose objections to evangelism. Here’s some guidance for working through them.