Tag Archives: Evangelism

It’s the Message, Not the Messenger

It’s the Message, Not the Messenger

The kingdom of God is not the realm of grandiose talk; it is a realm of power. — 1 Corinthians 4:20 (The Voice) 1877: William Booth of the Salvation Army commissioned a young man with a colorful heritage to preach on this date: he was a gypsy, born in a tent a few miles north of

Bringing Others to Faith: First-century Principles for Reaching the Twenty-first Century

Editor’s Note: Nelson’s Annual Preacher’s Sourcebook, Volume 4  features sermons, articles, and sermon starters by Dr. Greg Thornbury, Dr. Ronnie Floyd, Dr. Thomas White, Dr. Jason Allen, Dr. Robert Jeffress, Pastor Greg Laurie, Dr. Mac Brunson, Pastor Jim Cymbala, Dr. Robert Sloan, Dr. Albert Mohler, Dr. Russell Moore, Dr. Jason Duesing, Dr. Jamie Rasmussen, and Dr.

Speaking the Gospel in Cultural Key

Fluency: Speaking the Gospel in Cultural Key

The Gospel in Cultural Key Cultural engagement is one of the reasons the early church was so successful at evangelism. They had a habit of getting into the mind-set of pagans and Jews alike to transpose the gospel into the appropriate key. What does getting into the mind-set of non-Christians look like for us today?

Generosity Is the New Evangelism

Generosity Is the New Evangelism

“Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.” — Mother Teresa We work with churches not simply to help them fund budgets or meet campaign goals — although those things may

Experiencing the Power of the Holy Spirit

When is the last time you experienced the reality of God’s presence? Our days are often so hectic that I’m afraid we don’t much find time to seek after the Lord’s presence. After hitting the snooze button too many times, we crawl out of bed, and we’re late before we even get started. The rest

Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity

Nabeel Qureshi grew up in a devout and loving Muslim home but found Christ as an adult. Hear him talk about his amazing journey into a life of faith. Please watch the video below and join us on September 18th at 2 pm EST/11 am PST for an exclusive LIVE author chat with Nabeel, author

Sharing God’s Love: Are You Willing to Serve a Stripper?

Do What You Can With What You Have In all likelihood, Sam the Samaritan didn’t have an Acme first aid kit packed on his donkey. So where did he get the bandages? He probably ripped up his own clothes and used them to stop the bleeding. Regardless of whether he did that or not, he

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Mission: One More For Jesus

Today’s Bible Reading – Matthew 28:16-20 Recommended Reading – Psalm 86, Proverbs 15:14, Mark 16 My father was a minister for over fifty years, serving mostly in small, rural churches. He was a simple preacher, but he was a man with a mission. His favorite activity was taking teams of volunteers overseas to build church buildings for

Workplace Evangelism: “Wise” or “Wimpy”?

Workplace evangelism gets a bad rap sometimes. People assume that when you do it, it’s going to be tactless, awkward, and disruptive in some way. It doesn’t have to be that way. You can do good work, make your faith known, talk to your coworkers about their lives, and invite them to meet other Christians – and

Love Cautions the Loved

The flood came and destroyed them. It will be the same when the Son of Man comes. — Matthew 24:39 I did something different recently; I listened to the airline attendant as she gave her warnings. Typically, my nose is buried in a book or project, but a commercial plane had crashed the day before. Watching the newscasts of the

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