On last year’s Christmas list I mentioned to Santa that I’d like a copy of Focus by Daniel Goleman. 2016 was going to be a year of concentrated effort, where I pick off one task at a time and get things done. Goleman was to be my tutor in single-mindedness. 10 months on and I’ve […]
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Evangelism is a spiritual struggle. It’s a bloody, vicious war. There is no Geneva Convention or International Court of Justice imposing civility. Our enemy is not a gentlemen and he is out to totally, utterly ruin all that you love, cherish and seek to protect.
In this war we have been given tools, and I believe the role of persuasion – arguing, illustrating, and questioning – is a weapon that we are to deploy in this war.
Timothy was told by the Apostle Paul to “do the work of an evangelist” (2 Timothy 4:5). We’re shown that evangelism is both a task, as well as an office or role (Ephesians 4), and a task that in the Great Commission (Matthew 28) all Christians are called to.
As we think through how to use persuasion in evangelism here are 8 points to remember.
This is the fourth post in our series on The Resurrection. We’ve seen so far that: Jesus died The tomb was found empty Many people reported seeing the resurrected Jesus Fact 4: The Transformation of the Disciples The night before the crucifixion of Jesus, Simon Peter – one of Jesus’ closest friends – in an act of […]
The Bible is an extraordinary book. As well as being the most-read, and the best-selling book in the English language – and in nearly every English-speaking hotel bedside table – it stands up exceptionally well to various tests put before it. In part 2 of this series we took a look at the evidence for […]
The great, British philosopher Bertrund Russell once said, “Historically it is quite doubtful whether Christ ever existed at all, and if He did we do now know anything about Him.” Why I Am Not A Christian Jesus Christ is arguably the most influential man in the whole of human history. So, outside of the Bible […]