Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Irresistible Evangelism – A Review by Nivea Schnizler
A few months ago I came across a book in the Holsby Reading Lounge (formerly the Library), called Irresistible Evangelism (Sjogren, Ping & Pollock; Group Publishing, 2003). I started reading the book with the intention of giving a short report about it to a friend, but as I read it, I got excited about the content and had the desire of sharing it with you.
What comes to your mind when you hear the word “evangelism”? Few people think of evangelism as something joyful and natural. Many see it as merely a Christian duty. But what if we would think of evangelism as “drawing people closer to the Father as we move toward him”? In my opinion, that definition destroys the pride and the burden that clings to the view of the saved trying to evangelize the lost, of the righteous trying to save the sinner.
WE ALL MOVE ALONG TOWARD GOD. WE ALL NEED HIM.
The authors even suggest that the word “evangelism” should be replaced by “discipleship”, because, after all, Jesus has commanded us to make disciples. Read More
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