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"This book is a great gift to all who are reflective practitioners of mission and evangelism." (John P. Bowen, International Bulletin of Missionary Research, January ) "This book is a good place for people of faith, no faith, or against faith, to examine and come to new understandings about religious proselytizing."Cited by: 2. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers & Technology Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Podcasts. Featured software All software latest This Just In Old School Emulation MS-DOS Games Historical Software Classic PC Games Software Library. In this book William J. Abraham attempts to address the dearth of modern theology on the topic of evangelism. In contrast both to the traditional focus on proclamation and to the more recent emphasis on church growth, Abraham argues that evangelism should be construed as primary initiation into the kingdom of God. The Ethics of Evangelism: A Philosophical Defense of Proselytizing and Persuasion Elmer John Thiessen InterVarsity Press, Mar 7, - Philosophy - pages4/5(1).
The title of this book alone is fascinating - "The Ethics of Evangelism: A Philosophical Defense of Proselytizing and Persuasion." What on earth could he mean by the Ethics of Evangelism? Well, evangelism, or Proselytizing, while seen as a staple diet of Christian life, is Reviews: 6. About this series: Developing a biblically rooted philosophy of evangelism can greatly enhance the effectiveness of outreach and evangelism this fourth part, Ken Boa clears up a common misconception about the primary context of evangelism, and then examines some of the right and wrong motivations for evangelizing. These ministries will include all of children’s, youth, student and even special ministries. In the case of these particular ministries which ought to be an active part of church life, there must be an established philosophy of evangelism within each area’s philosophy of ministry. Author's note: This is a philosophy statement I recently submitted for consideration at a church. Update (23 March ): Here is a pdf file of this statement Discipleship and evangelism hold an important position in the purpose of the local church. Whereas the primary purpose of the local church is to exalt God, the secondary.
Ken Boa lays out more of his philosophy on lifestyle evangelism and discipleship in his book Conformed to His Image (in “Facet Nurturing Spirituality”). You can purchase the book in our store or on in three formats. “The believer’s highest . Churches that express a philosophy of being called to evangelism often express the need to evangelize in terms of the great commission. In the Great Commission at the end of Matthew's Gospel, Jesus commanded his disciples to, "[g]o therefore to all nations and make them my disciples; baptize them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, and teach them to observe all that I. Personal Philosophy of Evangelism7 My Philosophy of Evangelism Introduction The term "evangelism" can provoke diverse feelings and emotions as the historical practices associated with evangelism are disrupted lives that caused deaths world over. Studies attribute it to . Evangelicalism (/ ˌ iː v æ n ˈ dʒ ɛ l ɪ k əl ɪ z əm, ˌ ɛ v æ n-,-ə n /), evangelical Christianity, or evangelical Protestantism, is a worldwide trans-denominational movement within Protestant Christianity that maintains the belief that the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace alone, solely through faith in Jesus's atonement.