The Gift of Evangelism

Created on September 19th, 2013

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Articles and resources to assist you in growing your top spiritual gifts as revealed by the Spiritual Gifts Inventory, based on the study, Serving from the Heart.

Attracting People in Your Community (Part 1)

Attracting People in Your Community (Part 1)

By Debi Nixon
I graduated college with a degree in marketing. I spent four years studying how to persuade customers that a particular product or service would be the answer to their needs… read more

Keeping Evangelism Fresh

Keeping Evangelism Fresh

By Shane Raynor
Evangelism is a loaded word. Some of us hear it and think of television preachers. Or people going door to door trying to convert the masses. Gospel tracts left under windshield… read more
There Are No Seekers

There Are No Seekers

By Matt Appling
What are so-called “seekers” actually seeking? You know, those seekers that we talk about so much.  Whole churches can be seeker sensitive, or seeker driven, or … read more

Invitation is Everyone's Job

Invitation is Everyone's Job

By Jessica Miller Kelley
In a recent article on increasing your worship attendance, I distilled five major tips from a list of fifty great tips by Bob Crossman. Those five things, however, involve… read more

The Recovery of a Contagious Methodist Movement

The Recovery of a Contagious Methodist Movement

By Dr. George G. Hunter III
Methodism started out as a missional alternative to establishment Christianity, but is now like the establishment Christianity it once critiqued. In this book, Dr. Hunter asks…
Jesus Was a Crappy Evangelist

Jesus Was a Crappy Evangelist

By Matt Appling
Jesus can make some situations pretty awkward. A few summers ago, I found myself on the downtown streets of my city. Yes, I was passing out tracts.  Yes, I was asking… read more
Evangelism for Social Justice

Evangelism for Social Justice

By Carlyle Fielding Stewart, III
Seldom do we conceive of evangelism as a concern for social justice. Traditional models of evangelism focus on developing strategies, principles, methodologies and programs… read more
The Celtic Way of Evangelism, Tenth Anniversary Edition

The Celtic Way of Evangelism, Tenth Anniversary Edition

By Dr. George G. Hunter III
Celtic Christianity–the form of Christian faith that flourished among the people of Ireland during the Middle Ages– has gained a great deal of attention lately. George G…

Evangelism (Converge Episode 8)

Evangelism (Converge Episode 8)

By Shane Raynor
Has evangelism become a dirty word? How do we reach the masses for Christ in a world where the audience is becoming increasingly fragmented? Clifton Stringer and Eric Van Meter… read more
Christmas Easter People

Christmas Easter People

By Betsy Hall, Shane Raynor
Chreaster isn't an actual word—it's made up—a portmanteau of Christmas and Easter. According to one of the online slang dictionaries, Chreaster means A person who… read more

Evangelism in the Small Membership Church

Evangelism in the Small Membership Church

By Royal Speidel
Evangelism has nothing to do with church size but everything to do with making disciples. Evangelism is about introducing people to Jesus but also helping them to grow in…