Why We Love Outreach and Hate Evangelism. Our fear of man is muting our impact for Christ when the fields are white unto harvest.
Friday is for Heart Songs I had just finished a retreat for great group of young adults (ages 22-35) for a downtown church. Despite the fact that I had a very muddled third talk, God seemed to do a great work and all of us came away blessed. It is so good to know that when … More Great Forgivers: The Badge of a Christian
Weekend Musings The next time you are tempted to give up the fight, to give up working at the hard work of making “church work,” the next time you want to just pick up and move on to another fellowship, the next time you think that there must be a greener pasture, remember these words: … More Unity is Hard Work, But it is What We are Called To
Thursday is for Discipleship Part 1 Emphasis on Justice and City-Transformation is Not Enough Part 2 Below The difference between outreach and evangelism is essentially this—outreach will almost universally get you pats on the back while evangelism will eventually get you persecuted. (see yesterday’s post) This is precisely why most people don’t do evangelism. They … More Why We Love Outreach and Hate Evangelism
Monday is for Discussion A day after Easter is a good time to think not just about resurrection joy, but Christian faithfulness in light of the extraordinary lavishness of God’s grace and love for us. Evangelism is not only done by individuals, but is a function of the body working together to show the beauty … More Loving People Enough to be Hated