Here are fresh, enlightening, practical, and logical strategies for ‘doing’ evangelism in the local church. Johnson’s ‘Organismic Evangelism’ is a new approach that is based on the utilization of the entire ‘organism’ of the church. Johnson shows how to use these human resources to capture the spirit of Christian love, encouragement, and acceptance. More than […]
The result of going public with the church’s ministry is entertainment evangelism. One of the best examples of this kind of innovative, public church is Community Church of Joy, a Lutheran congregation that has five different kinds of worship services. Walt Kallestad explains how worship is integrated with evangelism and how the result of this […]
WARNING – This is not just another book on evangelism. This book contains fresh, encouraging, challenging, groundbreaking and doable ideas you’ll want to share with your pastor, your small group or class, your board, or your parachurch organization. Out: Evangelism as sales pitch, as conquest, as warfare, as ultimatum, as threat, as proof, as argument, as […]
The world has changed. No longer can the church bury its head in the sand, pretending that the ‘old ways’ can read a contemporary generation that does not understand the language of faith. In these pages, scholar and renewalist Ben Johnson examines the issues facing today’s church, proposes a new model for a New Day, […]
In Rethinking Evangelism: A Theological Approach, Ben Campbell Johnson presents a fresh and creative way of looking at an age-old task. he seeks to rediscover evangelism, plaving it at the heart of Christianity. He sees the starting point of evangelism as human beings: their needs, questions, and desires. He considers the decline in membership in […]
This excellent collection of essays, written by a diverse group of Christian leaders working on the frontier of mission within the present North American context, lays the groundwork for the newly emerging missionary encounter of the gospel with North American culture. Demonstrating that the missionary identity of the church is to be found at the […]
This groundbreaking book offers a biblical yet practical strategy that will empower churches to minister in the 21st century. After testing and refining these concepts for fifteen years, Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church, shares the five-part growth strategy he developed. It gives a step-by-step process that will cause your church to grow warmer through […]
Unbinding the Gospel: Real Life Evangelism is a book for church groups to study. It’s a book for pastors who want the truth about the state of our churches. Reese presents a clear-spoken, hopeful vision for a future and gives us a way to get there-without gimmicky formulas, but hand-in-hand with God.