Should We in Evangelism Approach Only Unbelievers or Also Members of Other Churches?

Does the church have a duty toward members of other churches where the full truth is not proclaimed, but rather where there exist errors? This article explains that we do have an obligation in this regard, in order to honour the prayer of the Lord Jesus for full unity here on earth.

Do We Have to Preach the Gospel or Instruct in the Scriptures?

This article explains that the extent to which instructing newcomers in the faith depends on their prior exposure to Christianity. In general, the message in evangelism done by the established church is going to assume more than the message on the mission field. Yet discipleship and training in the faith is still called for, and at much depth.

How to Overcome "Our Guilty Silence"

Why are Reformed Christians often silent before others about our faith? This article considers some data from John Stott's Our Guilty Silence. Stott suggests that the causes of our guilty silence when it comes to evangelism are: a lack of incentive and motive, a struggle to know the message that must be proclaimed, an uncertainty as to whose task it is to evangelize, and an inadequate view of the sovereignty of God.

How the Church Becomes Visible

How is the church made known beyond its four walls? This article addresses this question, discussing personal evangelism and then the possibility of neighbourhood Bible groups. It clarifies that such groups would consist primarily of members of the same congregation before including others from the neighbourhood. The author outlines some dangers with such groups, but also the biblical foundation for them. It offers some suggestions on how to organize such groups.