Posts Tagged ‘evangelism’

Stop Making Outreach All About You
6 Comments » September 30, 2015

Stop Making Outreach All About You

Many of our messages to the community are self-centered. It’s time for the church to shift its approach from “Look at us” to “Let’s talk about you.”

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Why Christian?: People Want to Know Why We Believe
No Comments » September 25, 2015

Why Christian?: People Want to Know Why We Believe

The question—why Christian?— is one of the most important questions churches can ask. The answer is literally the great commission.

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Churches: Put Your Faith in Action, Not Passing Resolutions
1 Comment » October 23, 2014

Churches: Put Your Faith in Action, Not Passing Resolutions

We like to talk big, but we don't always put our faith in action. Don’t think that passing resolutions, singing, preaching or tweeting is the same as doing.

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Madeleine L’Engle on Outreach
2 Comments » June 4, 2013

Madeleine L’Engle on Outreach

“We draw people to Christ not by loudly discrediting what they believe... but by showing them a light.”

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quotes Article
2 Comments » April 16, 2013

Mark Batterson on Research

"If the kingdom of God had departments, we’d want to work in research and development."

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evangelism-outreach Article
No Comments » September 11, 2012

If You Don’t Speak, Someone Else Will

The Park 51 Islamic community center provides an example of the importance of speaking for yourself and the do's and don'ts of religious communication.

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In the Trenches: Start Blogging
6 Comments » October 17, 2011

In the Trenches: Start Blogging

A pastor in training learns that blogging is an opportunity to preach to those who would never go to church.

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Is Anyone Asking Your Story?
5 Comments » January 19, 2011

Is Anyone Asking Your Story?

We're supposed to be prepared to give an answer. But is anyone asking? We need to create opportunities to communicate by getting out there.

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Strippers vs. Churchgoers
12 Comments » August 12, 2010

Strippers vs. Churchgoers

Strippers turn the tables and protest the church that protested them. We explore [obvious] lessons in church communication from this goofy tale.

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Jesus as a Product
16 Comments » May 17, 2010

Jesus as a Product

If you’re offended by the idea of Jesus as a product, it’s because you already know him. For those who don’t know Jesus, he is just another product.

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philosophy Article
5 Comments » June 29, 2009

We Are Evangelists

A recent U.S. World News & Report article we already covered included a quote I’d glossed over. It comes from the director of communications for the Episcopal Church, Anne Rudig, ...

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