Evangelism

Episode 32: Johnny Hunt discusses NAMB, restoration ministry, and “smelling like your sheep.”

Dr. York sits down with Johnny Hunt (former senior pastor, First Baptist Church Woodstock, Georgia; former president of the SBC) to discuss NAMB, restoration ministry, and “smelling like your sheep.”

How church history will help you defend the faith

John of Damascus (676-749) is a model for how rich theology fuels Christian evangelism.

Episode 26: Ronnie Floyd discusses COVID-19 & the SBC

Dr. York sits down with Ronnie Floyd (former pastor of Cross Church in Northwest Arkansas, president & CEO of the SBC Executive Committee) to discuss COVID-19 & the SBC

Evangelism in a Time of Social Distancing

The risk worth taking is not one that endangers someone’s physical wellbeing by violating the spatial separation we must maintain. The risk worth taking is one that is bold enough to confront the spiritual and eternal danger others are already in.

9 truths you need for better evangelism

Depend on the Holy Spirit to empower you and to convict the lost person. Remember your role and God’s role.

Episode 17: Nathan Lino on evangelism & mercy ministry

Dr. York sits down with Nathan Lino (founder and senior pastor of Northeast Houston Baptist Church in Houston, TX) to discuss evangelism & mercy ministry.

Generic Jesus can’t do anything for helpless sinners

How do we reach people who identify as Christians, but aren’t?

Seven things we often mistake for evangelism

We have not obeyed the calling to evangelize until we talk specifically about the person and work of Jesus Christ and the necessity to believe in him.

Four essential elements of evangelism

Whether you have been a Christian for a few months or a few years, Jesus Christ calls you, through his Word, to practice evangelism for his glory, your neighbor’s salvation, and your joy.

Christ-centered courage trumps charisma and gifts in evangelism

Love and mercy will reign forever when hate is cast away into outer darkness.

The missions legacy of Billy Graham

We will probably never see another Billy Graham. We may never even see another ministry like his was.

Five ways Ichabod Spencer can help your evangelism

Though his ministry took place in a distant place and time, Ichabod Spencer has helped me profoundly as both a pastor and an evangelist.

Your church can reach the nations without leaving the neighborhood

International mission work, by God’s providence, is no longer just international.

Mark Coppenger can’t stop talking about the gospel

It’s likely you’ll find him riding the bus to Southern Seminary’s campus in Louisville from his home in Nashville, Tennessee, choosing public transit over his car if possible, favoring the stories in the seats on the Megabus over the company of his car radio.

10 ways to foster personal evangelism in the local church

A how-to for pastors and church leaders

Even in his death, Billy Graham Preached the gospel

A personal reflection from the Billy Graham School dean

Boston: The most strategic city on earth?

Southern Seminary alumnus Bland Mason and the quiet, strategic movement to reach America’s most iconic city.