Category Archives: THE GOSPEL AND THE CULTURE

THE “5 AWAKENINGS”

The ‘5 Awakenings’ To Help People Find Their Way Back To God Dave Ferguson shares learnings and insight from his new book It has now been 25 years since my wife and I, along with my brother Jon and three … Continue reading

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EVANGELISM – THE PIECE WE OFTEN MISS

REBLOGGED FROM CHURCH PLANTS By Bob Coy There’s a side to evangelism we all understand. It’s the side where, by the Holy Spirit’s power, we proudly and plainly proclaim the gospel message. We open our mouths and share the words … Continue reading

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EVANGELISTIC PRIORITIES

Dan Masshardt is the pastor of the Fairview Bethel Church of God near New Cumberland PA. He is “notorious” for posing penetrating questions–just the kind that churches committed to being the best church for their communities. This post is from … Continue reading

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WHAT THE SIX TYPES OF ATHEISTS MEAN TO CHRISTIAN OUTREACH

Christianity Today and Asbury Seminary come this wise counsel – steve What the ‘Six Types of Atheists’ Mean for Christian Outreach A new study highlights important differences between nonbelievers. But they have many things in common, too. George Yancey [ … Continue reading

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WHAT IS THE GOSPEL

Our thanks to Stuart Deloney, our church planter with Lumen Church in North Carolina for pointing us to this thoughtful, in-depth explanation of the Gospel–The Good News of the Kingdom of God.

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THE SEISMIC SHIFT IN OUTREACH

Dan Masshardt shares this with us from James Emery Wright.  Note the subscription information at the end of the article. Vol. 9, No. 10   The Seismic Shift in Outreach   There has been a seismic shift in outreach that … Continue reading

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THE TROUBLED STATE OF CHRISTIAN PREACHING

February 9th we begin our 2013 School of Evangelism for the ERC with two courses.  One, taught by Dave Anderson from 12:30-3:30 pm is called “Developing a Strategy of Evangelism in the Local Church.”  The other is our foundation class … Continue reading

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