Category: evangelism

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You are witnesses

We are called to proclaim God’s love not just in our familiar churches — standing just inside our red doors to be nice to visitors — but we are also called to proclaim God’s love on the streets, in the mall, on the beach, in the workplace, on the border, in all the places of greatest need. We are called to be witnesses.

Investing in what matters

On the feast of the Epiphany, as I look at the proposed churchwide budget for the Episcopal Church, a reflection on whether we are offering Jesus Christ to the world in the way the Gospel suggests we ought to.

Perhaps welcome

Evangelism and race in the Episcopal Church

Back in July, an article on evangelism and race was the cover story in Christianity Today (“Dear Pastor, Can I Come to Your Church?”). The author set out to answer a vital question, “Do Christian churches in the United States actually welcome people from different racial and ethnic groups?” Turns out, the Episcopal Church does not have a good record on race and evangelism.

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Tangled Up in Blue: Evangelism and church growth

We are considering resolutions which might bring about transformational change in our church, in many lives, and indeed in the whole world. When we preach the Good News and share it, when we take seriously our work as disciples of Jesus Christ, all sorts of good things happen. Yes, parliamentary procedure can lead to all this. We’ll be looking at three great evangelism resolutions from deputies in this post.

Let your light shine

Friday in the third week of Advent Isaiah 56:1-8; Psalm 67; John 5:33-36 John 5:33-35 You sent messengers to John, and he testified to the truth. Not that I accept such human testimony, but...