What the Doctrine of Sin Means for Our EvangelismBy Trell Ross | 9Marks Journal: Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry | 11.16.2021
You cannot share the gospel of Jesus without mentioning the reality of sin. When we do, we deceive people about what the gospel is.
Evangelize the LostBy Eric Bancroft | 9Marks Journal: How to Build Up Your Church: A Guidebook for Members | 03.30.2021
Do you remember what happened in the Garden of Eden after Adam disobeyed? He pursued him—and he’s has been doing that with sinners ever since.
Should You Talk About Heaven When You Share the Gospel?By Matthias Lohmann | 9Marks Journal: Heaven: Rejoicing in Future Glory | 12.22.2020
We should talk about heaven in our evangelism because it’s the ultimate goal of the gospel’s promise.
Do the Work of an EvangelistBy Jaime Owens | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 06.30.2020
Dear pastors, do the work of an evangelist. By the grace of God, those whom you are called to lead will fill up the tracks you’ve made.
Pastoring in a Pandemic QuickTake: Serving Your Neighbors, Sharing the GospelBy Mark Vroegop | 06.03.2020
Mark Vroegop discusses how churches can share the gospel during the coronavirus pandemic.
Episode 8: COVID-19 Is an Opportunity for Evangelism (with Mez McConnell)By J. Leeman, M. McConnell | 05.13.2020
Jonathan Leeman chats with Mez McConnell, a pastor in Scotland, about how COVID-19 and all its difficulties also present a wonderful opportunity for evangelism.
Why People in Your Church Don’t Evangelize — And One Really Important Thing to Do About ItBy Isaac Adams | 05.06.2020
Pastor, when it comes to helping your people in their evangelism, patiently and faithfully encourage them!
How Can We Love Our Non-Christian Neighbors During COVID-19?By A. Ziafat, B. Johnson, J. Kurz, P. Tibayan | 05.05.2020
We asked pastors how they’d been serving their non-Christian neighbors since the pandemic disrupted regular ministry.
Must You Share the Gospel in Every Sermon? Invitation Without the Altar CallBy Aaron Menikoff | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020
Sometimes the road to Christ is wider, and sometimes it’s narrower. But it’s always there, and the faithful preacher will call believers and unbelievers alike to repentance and faith whenever the Book is opened.
Building a Culture of Evangelism Takes Time, So Be Patient and Get to WorkBy C. Greggsen, S. Emadi | 02.24.2020
It takes time to grow a culture of evangelism. Hopefully some of these practices will help.
Essential and Indispensable: Women and the Mission of the ChurchBy Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019
The essential and indispensable nature of women for the mission of the church does not depend upon any form of programmatic or paid ministry. It depends on what Christ has made women through dying and rising for them: disciples, witnesses, priests, fellow-workers.
Can Women Be Sent Out as Missionaries?By Andy Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019
So can women be missionaries? Yes, of course. But also yes to the biblical teaching on gender distinctions in the life of the church. The two are not at odds.
6 Reasons You Should Preach through ActsBy Jeramie Rinne | 10.07.2019
The book of Acts is the narrative of how God’s end-times promises have begun to be fulfilled by the risen Lord Jesus through the Spirit-empowered apostolic preaching of the gospel to all people and the establishing of local churches.
Explaining Penal Substitutionary Atonement in Our Personal EvangelismBy Elliot Clark | 9Marks Journal: The Heart of the Gospel: Penal Substitutionary Atonement | 08.20.2019
In our personal evangelism, to what degree should we explain PSA as we seek to make sense of the bloody cross, the vanguard of our Christian gospel?
Book Review: Evangelism as ExilesReview by Caleb Greggsen | 07.11.2019
Elliot Clark’s book is a gift to Christians tempted to feel discouraged by their increased sense of alienation in America. More than that, it is a clarion call to confidently declare the gospel in a world that desperately needs it.