Tag: evangelism

  • Is evangelism the only thing worth doing?

    Is evangelism the only thing worth doing?

    A lot of churches give the message – implicitly or even explicitly – that evangelism is the most valuable and important thing we can do. But where does that leave people who work in fields which are not explicitly Christian? What about hobbies? Here I argue that this attitude stems from an insufficient understanding of…

  • Evangelism and Love – two sides of the same coin

    Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and illness. When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples, ‘The harvest is…

  • Have we been doing evangelism (and discipleship) all wrong?…

    I’ve been thinking a lot recently about evangelism and the challenges that the church faces at the moment. We live in days when most people know next to nothing about the Christian faith, and next to nothing about godly living and morality. People don’t know the Ten Commandments, the Lord’s Prayer, people have no understanding…

  • Reverse Missionaries

    Over the past few weeks, we’ve been watching a mini-series on the BBC called “Reverse Missionaries”. Unfortunately it seems to have disappeared from the iPlayer, but the basic premise was that three people from countries which were influenced by British missionaries (Jamaica, Malawi, and India) have returned to the places where those respective missionaries were…