Evangelism and Church Growth: Personal Evangelism (Part 2)

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Lectures on the evangelistic message, evangelistic milieu, and evangelistic methods.

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The Evangelistic Message:

The Evangelistic Message Definition of “Gospel” Contents of the Gospel God’s ongoing activity in the world as He establishes His Kingdom among us is one aspect of the Gospel. In other words, we are not alone. God acts through the Lordship of Christ. His Lordship is another aspect of the Gospel. In other words, God is in control. The facts of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection form the core of the Gospel (Rom. 1:1-4; 1 Cor. 15:1-4). In other words, we enter into a relationship with God through the work of Jesus Christ.

The Evangelistic Milieu:

The Evangelistic Milieu The Philosophies that Shape the Souls You Face Relativism Existentialism Pragmatism Pluralism Postmodernism Secularism Materialism The Possibilities that Remain

Evangelistic Methods:

Evangelistic Methods Historical Perspective Practical Instruction God’s Chart on Man’s Spiritual Condition 1. Diagnosis a. Man’s External Symptoms (3:23) b. Man’s Internal Condition (3:10) 2. Prognosis a. Immediate Consequence (Isaiah 59:1-2) b. Future Consequence (Romans 6:23a; Luke 16:19-31) 3. Prescription (Romans 10:9-10) a. Confession of the Lordship of Jesus b. Faith in Jesus’ Finished Work