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The most overlooked, under-developed and unmobilized Great Commission ministry resource can be found sitting in the pews of our churches!  When gifted teachers or preachers are identified in the local church, we encourage them to seek training which will enable them to effectively use their gift in ministry. Those who are gifted in leadership are groomed for positions of leadership.  When was the last time you heard of someone with spiritual giftedness as an evangelist being encouraged to seek training so that he or she might use that gift to strengthen the ministry of the local church?
 
The nature of the ministry of the gifted evangelist is such that it was mentioned specifically in Ephesians 4:11 as one of the gifts necessary “for the equipping of the saints for the work of the ministry and for the edifying of the body of Christ.” (v.12)
Gifted evangelists not only bring people to Christ but they encourage and equip others to do the same.  What a tremendously valuable resource!  Do you know who the gifted evangelists are in your church?  Who is helping them to develop and use their gift in building up the church?
With the intent of helping to meet this great need IFCA International has devoted an aspect of its ministry, known as "IFCA Harvesters" to come alongside the local church in the task of encouraging and equipping its gifted evangelists to do the work that God has called them to do; thus strengthening and expanding the Great Commission ministry of the local church where they attend.

Be sure to visit the Harvesters blog "Harvest Fields" and subscribe to the Harvesters subscription e-mail distribution list to receive periodic communiques and resources designed to help you in your pursuit of Great Commission objectives.
HARVEST FIELDS
» When people are not interested.
There are basically two kinds of people when it comes to the gospel: Open… and not open. Curious… and not curious. Interested…. not interested. Perhaps 95% of people you talk with are not interested. What approach should you take in … Continue reading

» OUTREACH CENTER
Driving down the highway, I saw the words “OUTREACH CENTER.” in large letters on a church building. It seemed like an oxymoron. How can you reach out but insist people come to you? “Outreach“ and “center” seem like opposite ideas. … Continue reading

» The Myths of Evangelism #8: I Am Not in the Same Social Position
By: Robert Zink: Soli Deo Gloria Personally, I find it incredible what people will do when they are passionate. A passionate person will not only give an arduous defense but will fervently promote a particular cause. A passionate person will … Continue reading

» COULD YOU BE ACCUSED OF BEING A FRIEND OF SINNERS?
Someone has said: “How can you talk about being Christ-like if you don’t know any drunkards, prostitutes or I.R.S. agents? Jesus was called a “friend of sinners.” He was called a “winebibber.” Prostitutes washed his feet. Even worse (in the … Continue reading

» WHERE ARE YOUR FEET? WHERE IS YOUR HEART?
The world is a dangerous place. That is one of the dilemmas of incarnation evangelism. Doing missions and evangelism is like going into a burning building. “And have compassion on some who are wavering; save others by snatching them out … Continue reading