The article provides a reminder to believers on the dangers and difficulties involved in the work of discipleship and evangelism. This includes the importance of understanding the depths of the grace of God towards sinners who may still continue to sin even after being converted, and indeed the believer's attitude towards sin.
Do you want to learn to evangelize? The book of Proverbs offers eight basic lessons on evangelism, which this article considers.
What happens when evangelism is strictly by silent witness? This article urges evangelism that is not only visible but audible.
To understand the Puritan way of evangelism, one must understand how their practice of evangelism differs from the modern practice of it. This article shows that the difference lies in their doctrine of man and his state.
Evangelism includes two things: begging God to save sinners, and boasting about God to sinners.
What is evangelism? Part of answering this question is knowing what evangelism is not. This article identifies five things that are mistaken for evangelism.
Are you struggling to engage in evangelism? Think of evangelism as sowing seeds, then think of different ways you can sow the seeds of the gospel. This article offers ten such ways.
Did you know that engaging in evangelism can increase your joy as a Christian? How is that possible? There are three ways, and this article will explain them.
This article raises and evaluates five common excuses for not evangelizing, and follows up with a plan to alter the course and look for opportunities for evangelism.
This article describes the Reformed view of evangelism, focusing on the confrontational character of the gospel.
In evangelism there is an approach that is man-centred and one that is God-centred. The one makes man sovereign and the other God sovereign. How? This article compares the two to show you how.
Liberalism says the message must change for the church to reach the world, while the seeker-sensitive approach calls for a change of methods. This article shows that God gave both the message and the methods: these are the means of grace—preaching, sacraments, and prayer. These are essential to church growth.
This article suggests that increasing evangelism in the church is crucial for supplementing the health of the church. It has a way of promoting biblical literacy, Christian unity, and personal holiness,
How do you seek the welfare of your neighbourhood community? This article offers five simple ways: pray for the community, spend time in the community, know the assets in the community, make the community beautiful, and open your home.
Humble evangelism—can this be the way of doing evangelism? What is it, exactly? It is evangelism that starts with the awareness of your own need for Jesus.
This article identifies a number of unbiblical approaches to evangelistic ministry. These include the omission of the aspects of repentance from sin and the lordship of Christ, the hiding of the terms of discipleship, and the salesmanship techniques employed in bringing people to confess faith in Christ.
What is a Christian worldview? Everyone comes to perceive the world and God in a way formed and influenced by their culture and sub-culture. From a Christian perspective, it is imperative to replace such an old worldview with the one communicated in the gospel. This essay considers what it means to replace a natural third-world worldview with a Christian worldview.
What did Paul mean when he said he was all things to all people? This article considers the challenge of the Christian witness today, in the face of unprecedented moral revolution. We are to bear witness to the gospel of Christ by holding on to all that the Bible instructs us to, and letting go of all that would undermine the truth of God's Word.
Are those who have not heard the gospel excluded from the blessing of a life with God? More evangelical scholars have recently questioned the conviction that those who die without faith in Christ are excluded from eternal blessings. In this paper it is argued that an unqualified inclusivism undermines the urgency of mission and evangelism. Two scholars, Clark Pinnock and John Sanders are placed in the spotlight.
This article considers the way Paul and Barnabas engaged with the Lycaonians in Acts 14:1-20. It shows that evangelism that begins with God as Creator is the point of contact to common human experience, for no one can deny that they were created. Paul argues that all men are already in the debt of a gracious God, and so are to repent of sin and place their faith in Christ. Preaching is to proclaim the Creator and Redeemer of all things.