Tag: gospel

The Social Gospel

Boundless optimism about the improvement of the condition of man; noble and democratic aspirations for better living for individuals and society; a can-do attitude: the “Social Gospel” is a uniquely American creation, and has powerfullyContinue reading

“Good” and “Bad” People?

In the world we often hear people categorized according to a binary: there are “good” people and there are “bad” people, the “good guys” and the “bad guys.” We have been told, for instance, thatContinue reading

Relational Evangelism

In Christ God has worked powerfully in order to reconcile people to Himself (Ephesians 2:1-3:12); as God is One in relational unity, thus He desires to share in relational unity with mankind and for peopleContinue reading

Cold Call Evangelism

When you hear the word “evangelism,” what comes to mind? For many people, “evangelism” conjures up images of street preachers telling passers-by about Jesus (when not denouncing them for their sins); when many Christians thinkContinue reading

Apologies in Acts

Early Christians went about proclaiming Jesus as Lord, bearing witness to what the Apostles had seen and heard regarding His life, death, resurrection, ascension, and imminent return (Acts 1:8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-20). At other timesContinue reading

Digital Evangelism

It used to be a hobby and a curiosity; many derided it and its potential. Yet life in the twenty-first century is now shaped profoundly by digital technology. We must take digital technology into accountContinue reading

Egypt

It is a land easily romanticized, full of gods and mysteries, an ever-present spring of wonder and fascination: Egypt. Ancient Egypt was a land of contrasts: a fertile river valley surrounded by inhospitable desert, orderContinue reading

Invitation Evangelism

It was the first call to action, and it was an invitation: come and see. Thus Jesus welcomed Andrew, and thus Philip invited Nathanael (John 1:39, 46). In the Gospel all are now welcomed toContinue reading