Christmas Evangelism Boot Camp #3

It is here. CEBC #3 Registration is now open. Watch the CEBC promo on GodTube. This outreach will help you face your fears as you serve with other Christians who desire to “preach the gospel to all creation”.  If your commitment to Christ compels you to grow as a witness who serves effectively, inoffensively, and […]

My Idolatry of Evangelism

Its the first of the month. Another post from the archive. My Idolatry of Evangelism I have a confession to make. I have made an Idol out of Evangelism. Sin is a two-sided coin with unrighteousness on one side and self righteousness on the other. Idolatry is unrighteous and idolizing evangelism is self righteous. I […]

Ecuador Day 3 – Sunday March 16

Today we visited a Ecuadorian Baptist church. We missed the regular service and only got to visit the Sunday School which didn’t make a lot of sense since it was in Spanish. Yes. This is Popcorn and dried banana slices. Its an appetizer and not that bad Iglesia Means Church People leaving the Baptist Church. […]

The Idolatry of Safety – Part 1

When did we start expecting our missionaries to come back alive and unharmed? If you look back through church history you see this is a new expectation. Back in the day, the Christians who went out to preach the Gospel had already died (to themselves). They saw their lives as nothing. The Moravians packed their […]

Balance in Evangelism (Video)

Here is a talk I gave at the 2007 Christmas Evangelism Boot Camp. You may recognize the first few minutes as from my blog. The audio quality improves dramatically after about five minutes. Summary Learn the principles that ground good evangelical methods. Learn to balance your presentation of the Gospel between Spirit Truth and Love. […]

The Boy and the Pool (parable)

A family once had a pool party at their home. Friends from all over filled their back yard, laughing and talking as they mingled around the grill. While no one was looking, a two year old boy toddled over to the pool and fell in. Soon a lady pointed the child out to the group. […]

Christmas Evangelism Boot Camp 2007

The second annual Christmas Evangelism Boot Camp is coming up this December 21-23rd. We will learn about Biblical Evangelism and then go to the Austin Zilker Park Trail of Lights to share the Gospel. This is one of my favorite times to share the Gospel 1-2-1 all year long. The Zilker Park Christmas Tree is […]

Self Examination & Assurance by Jon Speed

I found this article is by Jon Speed and I wanted to share i with you. let me know what you think. Self Examination & Assurance by Jon Speed The doctrine of self examination is one that is rarely taught in the modern evangelical church. It was not always this way. Throughout most of post-Reformation […]