To put it another way, the local church itself is the best and biblically-prescribed “evangelism program.”
Throughout the Bible and the history of the church, God has used the witness of the church to draw people to himself.
When have you seen acts of hospitality commend the gospel to outsiders?
Which “evangelism courses” are the best to use with non-Christians?
Can missionaries traveling to a country that’s hostile to Christianity and the Great Commission lie about their reasons for coming?
A new day is dawning, and we are seeing signs of strong leadership arising from outside the West.
What’s required for salvation isn’t walking an aisle. It’s repentance from sin and belief in Jesus Christ.
Our love for the gospel is most clear when we delight to see it prosper . . . when other people will be viewed as the human agents of its success.
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Pastor, God has called you to more than just the people in your church. He wants to mobilize you and your people to reach another people.
Yes, the preacher should be sensitive to the unchurched. But if we target the unchurched alone, the message may be lost or so diluted that God’s people become malnourished.
Author and evangelist Will Metzger, who helped shape Mark Dever’s understanding of evangelism, discusses the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to evangelism today.
Pastor and author Thabiti Anyabwile describes the beliefs and history of Islam, his own experience as a Muslim, the contradictions in the Koran, as well as the way for churches to approach evangelism with Muslims, which he calls an amazing, God-given opportunity the church has today.
For a mature Christian who is thinking through these issues, Conn’s discussion will spark thoughts and will at least begin to chart a course in the right direction.