Two Different Ways to Look at the Great Commission
The rescue of a prisoner of war camp and the act of doing a favor provide examples of how Christians can look at the great commission.
Praise and Proclaim Ministries launches outreach initiative in Harrisburg, PA
A beautiful day in Harrisburg, PA greeted members from Ascension Lutheran Church when they went out to proclaim the gospel in the surrounding neighborhoods. It was a joy and privilege for Praise and Proclaim Ministries to come and lead this efforts
Demanding Evidence of God’s Presence
Because of God’s presence and goodness in this world, people can be good. Every good thing that exists in this world is a result of God. For those who insist on taking credit for their good works, God gives a stern warning about this spiritual sense of entitlement. Read More
Report from MissionFest ’17 in Houston
Mission Fest ’17 was held in Houston a week ago. This annual event provides opportunities for teenagers to proclaim the gospel. High school students from Wisconsin and Illinois spent their spring break to travel to Texas exercising their faith, receive training, and step out to proclaim the Good News.
A way to find delight in the fear of evangelism – it comes from an unexpected source
The fear of evangelism is a normal response. Trepidation can typically accompany Jesus’ call to carry out the Great Commission. When a soul’s eternity is at stake, even the most seasoned Christian can succumb to fear when God has given them opportunities to proclaim His name.
When we examine Scripture and God’s promises, we discover that most of our fears are self-imposed.
I believe the prophet Isaiah offers us a few clues. Out of great love and mercy, God provides a simple, effective tool on how we find delight when confronting the fears of evangelism.
That tool is an ax.
When God said, “Let there be light,” there was light.
When God said, “Let there be dry ground,” there was dry ground.
God’s Word created reality.