Verbal forms of ministry are consistently under attack. Preaching, Teaching and Evangelism are but a few. Perhaps it’s time for the reclamation of the art of Proclamation. What makes proclamation different than evangelism, preaching, or teaching? Who is to proclaim and what is to be proclaimed? When is Proclamation appropriate? […]
Regardless of how many times I ask someone, “What is the Gospel?” I get different responses. It seems, to me at least, that the answers given are more times than not, agenda driven. Believers often hesitate at answering the question because they either can not articulate it, or worse, they simply […]
When an “evangelist” gives the audience the choice between the horror of hell or the bliss of heaven, and between a life of abundance and wealth or an existence of trouble and at best survival by show of hands or otherwise, it invariably and unanimously will opt for heaven and abundance. Such is […]
Continued from yesterday’s post… 2. No, the aim of the Gospel is not to get men to heaven, but to return them to God, neither is it to make them trouble free and happy, but to render them sin free and holy. The Good News is and should be God-centered, thoroughly and unashamedly. […]
God-Directed Deviations in Evangelism Part 1 1. “Any evangelist whose expressed objective is to “get his audience to heaven” or who holds out the prospect of proverbial “pot of gold at the end of a Gospel rainbow,” in whatever terminology it is couched, must immediately be viewed with deep suspicion. Regrettably all too many […]
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