Amplifying Evangelism—One Critical Component in Becoming an Engaging Church

Amplifying Evangelism—One Critical Component in Becoming an Engaging Church

If we want churches to be evangelistic, we need to emphasis evangelism.


In a few weeks, a very special conference on evangelism will take place at Wheaton College called Amplify. It’s a bit of a mystery why there aren’t more conferences like this in light of the fact that so few churches are actually growing through evangelism. Maybe there’s a connection.

The Christian Struggle with Mental Illness

The Christian Struggle with Mental Illness

Mental illness is not a subject Christians should run from.


As I see the widespread presence and pain of mental illness, another reality confronts me: oftentimes Christians struggle with talking about and understanding mental illness.

Saturday is for Seminars—The Gideons and the Amplify Conference

Saturday is for Seminars—The Gideons and the Amplify Conference

The Gideons and Canada. What could be better?


Gideon’s Impact Conference, August 12-13, 2016—Toronto, Canada

Amplify Conference, June 28-30, 2016—Wheaton, Illinois

Click here to register for the Amplify Conference.

Amplifying Evangelism—A Call to Share the Faith

Amplifying Evangelism—A Call to Share the Faith

In a pluralistic world the need to evangelize is greater than ever.


Weekend Edition—May 20, 2016

Weekend Edition—May 20, 2016

The Black Church, Sharing Our Faith, Church Signs, and more!


Don’t Give up on the Black ChurchCharlie Dates

The Comparison Game: How You Can Win It and Live Shame Free

The Comparison Game: How You Can Win It and Live Shame Free

Comparison is an extremely destructive thing.


They say that comparison is the thief of joy, and whoever “they” are, I agree with them. If we are always measuring ourselves against our neighbors, who are broadcasting their latest and greatest on Instagram or Facebook, how are we to be content with our own lives?

The Armageddon Code—An End Times Interview with Billy Hallowell

The Armageddon Code—An End Times Interview with Billy Hallowell

The return of Christ remains, as ever, a topic of great interest.


Ed Stetzer: Why did you write this book?

Amplifying Evangelism—Hospitality and Proclamation: A Lesson from My Middle Eastern Friends

Amplifying Evangelism—Hospitality and Proclamation: A Lesson from My Middle Eastern Friends

Hospitality isn't just about having dinner.


I just returned from a mission to the Middle East with a team of 12. Our assignment was to initiate, along with our Arab ministry partners, friendships with Muslim Arabs. There are 124 Muslim villages in Israel. We visited eight of them. In each, we experienced the clear presence and leading of God. I was and am blown away by our experiences of ‘hospitality evangelism.’

Excited to be Heading to Wheaton College and the Billy Graham Center

Excited to be Heading to Wheaton College and the Billy Graham Center

Thankful for my time at LifeWay; looking forward to a Chicago move


Making a change is always hard, and we prayed hard over this decision.

Let me share some of the details as to why.

Vision

What Wheaton College has asked me to do is a vision I’ve had for decades.

Going Back to Your Home Church: To Go or Not to Go?

Going Back to Your Home Church: To Go or Not to Go?

Returning to one's home church as pastor can be tricky.


Those who would argue against going back to one’s home church may quote Matthew 13:57–58, “And they took offense at him [Jesus]. But Jesus said to them, ‘A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and in his household.’ And he did not do many mighty works there, because of their unbelief.”

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