Local Church Evangelism

Here are some thoughts from the “Introduction” to Local Church Evangelism, edited by David Wright and Alastair Gray. A Definition “Evangelism may be defined briefly as the God-given task of presenting the good news of Jesus Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit in order that men and women and children may come to …

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Many Questions, One Answer

Here are a few thoughts on leading people from where they are (much concern about social issues, many questions about life's meaning, purpose and direction) to the place to which the Lord is leading them (faith in Jesus Christ as their Saviour). It’s often said that people no longer understand Biblical and theological language. What …

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Be An “Andrew”. You May Win A “Peter” For Jesus.

In John 1:40-42, we see Andrew bringing his brother, Peter, to Jesus. In Acts 2:37-42, we see Peter bringing three thousand people to Jesus. When we lead someone to Jesus, we have no idea of what a remarkable future may lie ahead of that person. Note the immediacy of Andrew's response. He was a man who had …

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The Apostles Were Evangelists. What About Us?

"And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ" (Acts 5:42).Daily evangelism, Church evangelism, Home evangelism, Unceasing evangelism, Teaching evangelism, Preaching evangelism, Jesus evangelism, Christ evangelism More than a Sunday thing - "Day after day"More than a 'Church' thing - "from house to house"More than a temporary …

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Some Thoughts On Mission And Evangelism

Teaching EvangelismIn the preface to his book, The Evangelism of the Early Church, Michael Green states a personal reason for writing the book:“Most evangelists are not very interested in theology: most theologians are not very interested in evangelism. I am deeply committed to both. So the study of this subject was particularly congenial to me” …

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