The SBC’s baptism rate continues to fall. The problem indicates an abysmal failure in personal evangelism. The solution to this problem is three-fold.
Pastors get help from various associate ministers (e.g., youth, education). Most churches, though, overlook the vital, and much needed, outreach minister.
Some promote party schools, others bemoan them. The problem is often either missed or denied. There is only one root cause, and there is only one cure.
Book Review of When Heaven Touched Earth: The Awakening of 1858 and Its Effects on Baptists by Roy J. Fish
A review of the late Roy Fish’s analysis of the impact the 1858 Awakening — the Prayer Revival — had on Baptists in the United States.
What is the value of Christian memes? Are they evangelistic tools, picturesque platitudes, or religious click-bait? Some thoughts on memes and ministry.
Book Review of Willow Creek Seeker Services: Evaluating a New Way of Doing Church by G. A. Pritchard
Willow Creek’s “seeker service” model inspired countless churches. Many, however, do not consider it’s underlying philosophy, strengths, and weaknesses.
Churches and Christians too often suffer from the “evangelism delusion.” Learn to identify it and how to become an intentionally evangelistic church.
Thom Rainer outlined seven factors that hinder evangelism. I add two more and explain why they are just as vital to consider as Rainer’s seven.
Karma is a popular idea that teaches one can reach paradise or heaven on his or her own merits. This gospel presentation shows the fallacy of that belief.
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