Category Archives: Evangelism

Election Versus Evangelism?

“If God is totally sovereign over people’s salvation, why bother with evangelism?  I mean if God has chosen who will be saved, then it doesn’t matter whether or not we share the gospel with others, right?  If Calvin was right, can’t God … Continue reading

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Violaters Will Be Persecuted

Several years ago my wife and I made a trip to Chad, Africa with some friends of ours from our time in California.  Our friends, Rob and Vicki Anthony, had served as missionaries in Chad for many years before having … Continue reading

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e-vangelism: the evangel, part two

In his introduction to John Owen’s work, The Death of Death in the Death of Christ, James I. Packer (Does anybody actually know what the “I” stands for?  Iain?  Izzy?  Ignatius?) gives a helpful diagnosis of the modern church’s sickly … Continue reading

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e-vangelism: the evangel, part one

In order for effective and responsible evangelism to take place, we need to have a rock-solid understanding of the evangel (the gospel).  Evangelism is not truly evangelism if it is not heralding the biblical gospel.  The true gospel is the … Continue reading

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Paul wrote to his young pastor-friend, Timothy, “Be sober in all things, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry” (2 Timothy 4:5).  Those underlined words have always haunted me.  I mentally high-five (or maybe even fist-pump) the apostle … Continue reading

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