When Evangelism Really Isn’t That Hard

When Evangelism Really Isn’t That Hard

Director of the BGCE Evangelism Initiative offers a guide on where we begin.


We do not take Jesus to anyone. He is already present, at some level, in everyone’s life.

How could it not be so given the omnipresence of God? Furthermore, because He is a God of love, He is near every person you meet, loving and wooing him or her.

Exposing the Truth about Honor and Shame

Exposing the Truth about Honor and Shame

The Four Dimensions Christians Must Understand


Shame is getting exposed, finally.

Theology for Life (Ep. 11): Crisis of Doubt/Perseverance in Faith

Theology for Life (Ep. 11): Crisis of Doubt/Perseverance in Faith

Dr. Timothy Larsen is the McManis Professor of Christian Thought at Wheaton College.

In this episode, Ed and Lynn visit with Dr. Timothy Larsen to discuss Victorian England, doubt of significant leaders of that time, and the role of doubt for the Christian today. What were the patterns of those who came back to faith? How did the Church handle them coming back to faith?

Belong, Believe, Become: A New Process of Evangelism

Belong, Believe, Become: A New Process of Evangelism

The American evangelical process is shifting.


“Churches aren’t growing because of conversions. Churches are just swapping sheep.”

Have you ever heard someone make this claim or something like it? I have—way too many times, from pastors and church members alike. What do we make of this kind of comment, and how do we respond?

What Is Biblical Preaching? Stewarding the Message

What Is Biblical Preaching? Stewarding the Message

Pastor of The Summit Church draws on Martyn Lloyd-Jones


Missions Sunday: Co-Mission: The Sharing Economy & The Mission World

Missions Sunday: Co-Mission: The Sharing Economy & The Mission World

Atlanta organization is leveraging coworking for the gospel.


How to Welcome New Neighbors and Invite Them to Church at the Same Time

How to Welcome New Neighbors and Invite Them to Church at the Same Time

Invite new neighbors to church!


So, when I moved to Wheaton, I loved how my neighbors reached out and welcomed me.

They created a four-page (four page!) long list of things, including...

In Our Humble Opinion

Welcome to Wheaton, Stetzers!

Toward a National Renewal of Evangelism through the Local Church in Our Day

Toward a National Renewal of Evangelism through the Local Church in Our Day

Americans are far more open to the gospel than you may imagine


We need the fire for evangelism to spread across the Church in our day, but will it?

As I see it, there are at least four main barriers keeping the Church from a passionate pursuit of evangelism.

Theology for Life (Ep. 10): Protestant Denominations - Similarities and Differences

Theology for Life (Ep. 10): Protestant Denominations - Similarities and Differences

Dr. Vincent Bacote is Associate Professor of Theology at Wheaton College.


What’s going on with the different denominations—with Baptists, Methodists, Presbyterians, Lutherans, and the like? We begin by going back to the Reformation; as time goes on, divergences around various issues occurred (issues like baptism, conversion, the Bible, our response to God, holiness, predestination, the law, and sanctification).

Christians at Sundance

Christians at Sundance

Artist reports from 2017 Sundance Film Festival


This past Sundance Film Festival, I enjoyed reuniting with the Windrider Forum. Between the note-taking and the water bottle filling, I saw communal lament, sincere prayer, and verbal commitments to fight for the rights of the oppressed.

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