Category: Evangelism

oppositionweb

Gospel Opposition, Gospel Advance

The proclamation of the gospel brings opposition to the gospel. Paul nearly lost his life in Lystra at the hands of people who just hours earlier were foolishly worshipping...

growchurch

How to Grow Your Church Numerically

The early church grew in numbers. “…there were added that day about three thousand souls” (Acts 2:41). “And the Lord added to their number day by day...

fish

Influencing Fish

A man returning from a fishing trip was asked if he had caught any fish. “No,” he replied, “but I influenced a few!” I’m not sure if that makes any sense...

paulpreaching

Is Acts 1:8 My Commission to Evangelize?

The disciples waited for the coming of the Spirit. It was only a few weeks following the resurrection when Christ told His apostles that “repentance for...

seed

Our Gospel Seed

I awoke this morning thinking about the tree that is the highest up on the mountain. Have you ever wondered about such trees and how the highest tree got there?...

evangelize

Pastor-only Evangelism?

In the beginning days of the first church I pastored, I discovered that the majority of the people thought evangelism happened at the close of a sermon as either “Just As...

j1

Shadows of Hell: Fear and Emptiness Before Death

This poignant note came to a faithful friend of mine who is suffering from life-threatening cancer. It concerns a woman in the nursing home who...

poisonweb

Soothing Poison

The Seductive Old Lie of the New False ProphetNear my home in the heart of America, outside a quaint church building where Christianity is supposedly represented, stands a sign that says,...

shackles

Suffering Evangelism

If you had tuberculosis, what would you do? Doug Nichols is the Founder and International Director Emeritus of Action International Ministries. While serving as a missionary in India in 1967, he...

Ten Questions to ask about The Passion of the Christ

The 2004 movie produced by Mel Gibson, The Passion of the Christ, is one of the most popular and controversial films of our...