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The Use of Facebook in Congregational Evangelism: A Practical Plan
Facebook is used every single day by hundreds of millions worldwide. As soon as they logon, people are viewing dozens of photos, videos, and status updates that their friends are passing around. Imagine if congregation ...
The Unknown God Made Known: Reflections on Ministering to the Biblically Illiterate from Paul's Ministry in Athens
The purpose of this paper is to make pastors and their congregations aware of the problem of biblical illiteracy and what they can do in order to better reach out to such people. It will begin with a review of why evangelism ...
Using Christian Apologetics in Reaching Out to Postmoderns: Evangelism to a Culture of "Hipsters"
The purpose of this thesis project was to learn how to efficiently evangelize to Postmoderns, in particular Hipsters. This project does not attempt to define the philosophy of Postmodernism, but rather uses a trial and ...
Encountering Authenticity: The Gospel Fills the Needs of a Post-Postmodern Society
As long as people are sinful, they have spiritual needs which on their own they cannot satiate. Jesus’ gospel of salvation fills those needs. This paper is a study of how Jesus’ gospel applies to the specific spiritual ...
"How Can They Believe in the One of Whom They Have Not Heard? And How Can They Hear without Someone Preaching to Them?" Evangelizing the Deaf Community by Overcoming the Obstacle of the Spoken Word
Deaf ministries can be found in almost every church body in the United States. However, less than 10% of deaf people attend church. Evangelism to the deaf community is often hindered because of the communication barrier ...
God's Mission: The Means and the Method
Pastor Westra summarizes his paper as follows, “It is my objective in this paper to examine the tension between an appropriate view of the means of grace and a proper perspective on the methodologies that we use in proclaiming ...
Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Lutheran Worship, Evangelical Worship, and the Evangelical Lutheran Pastor
Pastor Meier compares worship in the Evangelical camp and the Lutheran camp, “One side, the “contemporary” camp—largely made up of Evangelicals—promotes worship that fits with the popular venues of the day, endorses keeping ...
Engaging the Skeptic in Conversation