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Fire In My Bones

I was getting frustrated in a church I pastored because people were not doing evangelism. My solution was to prepare a series of messages to motivate people to share their faith. That didn’t seem to work so I preached harder … Continue reading

» Don’t compete with Hollywood
The one thing that will revolutionize your youth ministry is if they get involved in evangelism. So many youth programs are oriented toward entertaining young people but it is impossible to compete with Hollywood and Disney Land. They will always … Continue reading

» Leave time for evangelism
“It’s not simply the pastor’s job to make disciples, it’s the job of the whole church,” I had said for the umpteenth time in a message on discipleship. When my sermon was finished, I headed to the back of the … Continue reading

» Should you pray for people to be saved?
What role does prayer have in evangelism? We do know that the Bible tells us to do so. I Tim 2:1 “I exhort, that first of all supplications, prayers, intercessions and giving of thanks be made for all men… for … Continue reading

» IFCA can help you train evangelists in your church
Most churches have a pastor.  Some of them may be bi-vocational, but every church wants a pastor.  If they are able to add a second staff person, it will normally be someone to work with youth or music.  Rarely, does … Continue reading

» Planning an evangelistic Bible study
Evangelistic Bible studies come in all shapes and sizes. I’ve done them from one on one all the way to a group of three believers and twenty-four lost persons. Smaller studies are probably with friends who already know you. But … Continue reading

» Don’t read this if you already have too many new believers in your church.
Are you getting the results you want in evangelism in your church?  Please stop for a moment in your busy schedule and ask yourself this question.  What do you aspire to accomplish?  If we’re honest with ourselves, there is always … Continue reading

» How do you define success in evangelism?
Airlines proudly announce their record for on-time arrivals. It is meant to be a selling point because they will get you to your destination on time. That is obviously a good thing to measure, but is it the most important … Continue reading

» What the priesthood has to do with evangelism
The “priesthood of the believer” is an intriguing concept when it comes to evangelism. We normally think of this doctrine in terms that we have direct access to God without going through another human being. We have “boldness to enter … Continue reading

I was recently attended a seminar on church planting and the speaker was talking about evangelism. He said: “lead with the driver.” He was using golf analogy in which the gospel was compared to the driver. He was contrasting that … Continue reading