This article discusses the topic of evangelism, highlighting that most individuals are first introduced to church through friends or relatives. The author discusses guidelines for sharing the gospel with people around you.
Discipleship is a call to share not only the gospel but also your life. This article explains that only love can motivate us to share the gospel with those we disciple. After explaining this, the article draws three practical implications.
Why is missional coaching necessary? There is no amount of training that can fully prepare you for mission work. Every leader and community is different. Leaders must be reminded of the gospel. Leaders need support. For this reason, coaching is needed.
What hinders your church from being involved in mission work? Can it be that you also believe the seven lies in this article that are hindrances of mission work?
Anointed as prophet, every Christian has the calling and ability to confess Jesus’ name. This article explains that evangelism is the responsibility of every believer. The love of God experienced by the believer generates a response of love, which is the motive for evangelism. So members must be encouraged to carry out this task of witnessing.
Mission work is accomplished through words and deeds. This article explains how the two relate.
This is the fourth article in a five part series on evangelism. Every Christian has a desire to share the gospel with unbelievers, but Christians often face the challenge of how to practice personal evangelism. This article focuses on the person who is doing the witnessing. What should their character be like?
This is the first article in a five part series on evangelism. Every Christian has a desire to share the gospel with unbelievers, but Christians often face the challenge of how to practice personal evangelism. This article focuses on what the content of our evangelism should be. Where should we start and what should we say?
The writer Luke gives in Acts encouragement to believers to be involved in the spread of the word, but he does not imply that all are expected to proclaim it, nor that the essence of the gift of the Spirit is to empower such mission. Turner argues against the position that Pentecost is the empowerment for every believer individually to be involved in proclamation of the Gospel through eight theses that are expounded.
This is a response to possible obstacles that may prevent people from being more actively involved in mission work.
The focus of this article is the critical point in Paul’s use of the creation/fall/promise theme in 1 Timothy 2:13–15. The apostle's argument is based on Genesis 1-3 and should be read as part of the unit of 1 Timothy 2:8-15. Gruenler argues that this forms part of the larger context of the Pastorals as a mission genre with a specific exhortation to effective Christian lifestyle.
How does the church impact culture? This author wants to encourage the church to be a loving presence in society.