'evangelism' Tagged Posts (Page 2)

'evangelism' Tagged Posts (Page 2)

A Call to Ministry

Many fine Christians believe in a call to ministry. I have often been asked whether I am called to ministry myself. What does the Bible say about such a call? ****THANK-YOU FOR SUBSCRIBING****

Firing Your Pastor

At the conclusion of the service, as was this Pastor’s practice, he gave the congregation an opportunity to respond to the call of the Lord. My daughter almost climbed over the empty pews in front of us, so anxious was she get to the front to declare her faith.

When Evangelism Turns into Deception

People should be under no illusions what the church stands for. If some people don’t agree with it, then that’s fine. They don’t have to stay. But when people choose to stay it’s more likely because they want to be a part of a unified body of people with a clear vision – to glorify Jesus in all we do and see people come to faith in, and mature in their relationship with…

May is Digital Outreach Month

“You have an incredible gift at your fingertips – literally. Your keyboard,” says the team at Internet Evangelism Day. They claim there is growing potential to share the good news online in a variety of ways. Christians can investigate these options during May, which has been designated Digital Outreach Month. At its center is the worldwide annual focus Sunday, Internet…

Why We Should Use Contemporary Culture

Thoughts from Dave Buckna I think it’s important for Christians to use aspects of contemporary culture if they are serious about beginning a dialogue with non-Christians. Rev. John Stott (in Basic Christianity) has said: “The great tragedy in the church today is that evangelicals are biblical but not contemporary, while liberals are contemporary but not biblical. We need…

Approach Church like a Box of Weet-Bix Cereal

All believers in Jesus Christ have a responsibility and commissioning to reach out to those who don’t know Christ for themselves. To do that effectively we need to know and speak their language, whilst ruthlessly protecting and teaching the truth of God as written in the Bible. We are not necessarily to try and use different words, but rather explain the biblical text…

Two Quotes about Conversion

“The tastes and opinions of one “born of God,” his views of sin, of the world, of the Bible, of God, and of Christ, are so thoroughly new, that he is to all intents and purposes what Paul calls “a new creature.” J.C.Ryle

Who Are We?

The contemporary use of the word ‘evangelical’ often refers to a vague mass of people with different convictions, confessions and beliefs about the Gospel. Sometimes this even includes persons who do not believe in the authority of the Bible and, like liberal theology of old, believe in a theology based on consensus, modern psychology or worldly politics.