“Evangelism is not a matter of . . . imparting information (only). Evangelism includes the endeavor to elicit a response. . . . It is communication with a view to conversion . . . not merely informing but also inviting.” J.I. Packer, Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God “To evangelize is to present Christ Jesus … More Great Quotes Series — June 2017
Reading with the Pastor Mark 3 and Psalm 73 Today we are reading chapter 3 in the Gospel of Mark again because it is a critical chapter in the book. One of the reasons it is so critical is the clarity of what discipleship looked like for the disciples. The verses to examine are 13-15. … More The Reason We Aren’t Making Disciples is Simple
Some thoughts to motivate your care and love of your neighbors. “It is precisely the scandal of an unbroken heart that impedes evangelism today.” —David Shipley “Following Jesus by forming friendships with fearless love results in fruitful service.” —Dr. John Fuder “Follow me and I will make you fishers of men.” Dr. Fuders’s analysis of … More Pathways to Impact
“‘In whatever man does without God,” wrote George MacDonald, “he must fail miserably–or succeed more miserably.’ The Church today is starting to suffer from success, and it is time we returned to worship.” —-Warren W. Wiersbe in Real Worship, 17.
Atheism and the Problem of Evil—C. S. Lewis (1898 – 1963) [ An offering from Kairos Journal ] Many people are atheists because they believe that evil and suffering in the world proves that God does not exist. Looking back on his own intellectual and spiritual journey from atheism to Christian belief, however, C. S. … More Atheism’s Inability to Explain Evil
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Reading with the Pastor 1 Peter 3 and Psalm 64-65 Read Psalm 65 Suggested by a Reading of Psalm 65 Meditating on Psalm 65 (esp. vs. 4) In most places, the NASB and ESV translations are very similar, though the ESV is more readable. But in verse one of Psalm 65…
Excerpt from my afternoon reading. “The Story of Jesus Christ, then, isn’t a story that came out of nowhere like the Book of Mormon, and it isn’t a timeless set of ideas as with Plato’s philosophical writings. The Story of Jesus Christ is locked into one people, one history, and one Scripture: it makes sense … More What is the Gospel?