The Noah’s Ark approach to evangelism
The construction of Noah’s ark is a compelling picture – and one that could describe a common approach for evangelism in today’s world.
Guarding against evangelism apathy
In the carrying out of the great commission, churches can be a gathering place for believers to receive instruction, encouragement, and fuel to go and make disciples. If not careful, churches can create a “bystander effect” that generates evangelism apathy.
Praise and Proclaim launches outreach initiative in Lakewood Ranch, FL
In the warmth of the Florida sunshine in early March, Praise and Proclaim Ministries launched an outreach initiative at Risen Savior Lutheran Church in Lakewood Ranch, FL. Located eleven miles northeast of Sarasota and sixty miles south of downtown Tampa Bay, this community is the home of burgeoning growth and private golf clubs along with natural marshlands dotting its landscape.
Praise and Proclaim launches outreach initiative in Las Vegas
In the northwest corner of the Las Vegas metropolitan area, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church is a thriving mission congregation. A new worship facility is under construction and on track to be completed in June. Located right off Highway 215, the beautiful sanctuary will be prominently seen by people driving eastbound on the busy highway each day. It was a privilege for Praise and Proclaim Ministries to partner with Pastor Tom Unke and the faithful members to launch an outreach initiative from February 18-20.
Ways to build a mission mindset at my church
People with the gift of evangelism often feel like lone rangers. They have a passion to win the lost and are bold to proclaim the gospel, but many Christians avoid participating with them. What are some ways an evangelist can help build a mission mindset at their congregation without getting frustrated?
Praying for the Fruit of Patience in Evangelism
Our human nature has always been impatient. It doesn’t require much effort. That’s why patience is referred to as a virtue or an art form. It takes practice. For evangelism, the fruit of patience is a work of God in us. And it becomes one of the most important attributes for believers who are concerned about advancing God’s kingdom.
Those who trust in God’s promises are secure about their citizenship in heaven and confident in their eternal inheritance because of what Christ has already done for them. Proclaiming the Good News is a natural outpouring of their faith that is prompted by love, concern, and wisdom.
12 Promises to help deepen our trust in God
Evangelism is far more about trusting God’s promises than relying on our own abilities. Those who step out in faith to share their faith with others have learned to take God at his Word. God gave promises to Abram who by faith responded in obedience. God gives promises to believers and by faith they carry out God’s commission.