Evangelism

Clearly Uncomfortable with Contextualization

By Ed Roberts | 06.11.2014

Some people are really uncomfortable with contextualization, even though we all do it and benefit from it all the time.   What is it, anyway?…well here’s one definition…Contextualization is “the attempt to communicate the message of the person, works, Word, and will of God in a way that is faithful to God’s revelation…and that is […]

Word Ministry and Deed Ministry (1 of 3)

By Jonathan Leeman | 06.11.2014

  About a year ago, a group of us at 9Marks decided to meet together semi-regularly to discuss that thorny bramble of a topic—the mission of the church. It’s a tough topic because it involves you in all sorts of controversial theological questions: what is the gospel; what’s the relationship of the gospel and moral […]

Word Ministry and Deed Ministry (2 of 3)

By Jonathan Leeman | 06.11.2014

  At the risk of redundancy with the first post in this series, here’s an excerpt from something I wrote which explores a little more deeply this question of whether and how both words and deeds are “necessary.” The excerpt comes from Reverberation: How God’s Word Gives Light, Freedom, and Action to His People which should be […]

Word Ministry and Deed Ministry (3 of 3)

By Jonathan Leeman | 06.11.2014

Here’s part 1 of this series, and here’s part 2. Now, here’s part 3: The word “mission” gets caught up in this question about the relationships of words and deeds. Some people say that we should define “mission” narrowly—to admit only Word ministry (the Great Commission—making disciples and teaching) in its definition. Some people say that we should define […]

Evangelizing Prosperity Gospel Adherents

By Allen Duty | 9Marks Journal: Prosperity Gospel | 01.15.2014

How can we better prepare ourselves to evangelize those who believe the prosperity gospel?

Book Review: The Master Plan of Evangelism, by Robert Coleman

Review by Nik Lingle | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 2 | 10.25.2013

This book is an important addition to your bookshelf and a valuable tool to encourage yourself and others in evangelism.

Evangelism without an Altar Call

By Aaron Menikoff | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 2 | 10.25.2013

Wait, you can do evangelism without an altar call? Read on.

The Gospel for a Gay Friend

By Garrett Kell | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 2 | 10.25.2013

The beauty of the gospel is that it addresses every area of their life, not just one expression of the fall.

Evangelizing the Nations at Home

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

Four lessons from one church’s efforts to reach internationals in its own metro area.

Three Lessons for Cross-Cultural Evangelism

By John Folmar | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 2 | 10.25.2013

How can you evangelize across cultures? Communicate clearly, proclaim the Word, use the church.

How Can Churches Evangelize their Neighborhoods?

By Jeff Cavanaugh | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 2 | 10.25.2013

How can you reach those near your church, especially when most members don’t live there?

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

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.