The Master Plan Of Evangelism Second Edition Abridged

Author: Robert Coleman
Publisher: Revell
ISBN: 0800788087
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"Few books have had as great an impact on the cause of world evangelization in our generation as The Master Plan of Evangelism."--Billy Graham For more than forty years this classic study has shown Christians how to minister to the people God brings into their lives. Instead of drawing on the latest popular fad or the newest selling technique, Dr. Robert E. Coleman points to the Bible, to the ultimate example found in Jesus Christ, answering the question: What was Christ's strategy for evangelism?

The Heart Of The Gospel

Author: Robert E. Coleman
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9781441232106
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For more than forty years, Robert E. Coleman's bestselling The Master Plan of Evangelism has been the standard in evangelism literature. But what is the theology behind evangelism? And why is it important for Christians to understand? The Heart of the Gospel offers a systematic theology of evangelism that will ground and inform our practice of spreading the Good News. Each chapter covers a major biblical doctrine, explains its various evangelical interpretations, treats misconceptions that adversely affect evangelism, and offers practical applications of the doctrine. Based on decades of classroom teaching, this comprehensive work is aimed at ministry readers interested in evangelism and outreach.

The Master S Way Of Personal Evangelism

Author: Robert E. Coleman
Publisher: Crossway
ISBN: 9780891079125
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From the author of the bestselling book, "The Master Plan of Evangelism", comes this study manual on the personal evangelism style of the Son of God. An interactive guide, this work includes insights, 12 examples drawn from the life of Jesus, suggestions for small group meetings, an action plan, personal questions and observations from each chapter.

The Master S Plan For Making Disciples

Author: Win Arn
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 1441212795
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Perfect book for evangelism-minded churches and small groups. Details nine church-centered principles for reaching others for Christ through networks of family and friends.

The Master S Plan For The Church

Author: John F. MacArthur
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802480170
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It is absolutely essential that a church perceive itself as an institution for the glory of God, and to do that, claims John MacArthur, the local church must adhere unfalteringly to biblical leadership principles. Christ never intended church leadership to be earned by seniority, purchased with money, or inherited through family ties. He never compared church leaders to governing monarchs, but rather to humble shepherds; not to slick celebrities, but to laboring servants. Drawing from some of the best-received material on church leadership, this updated edition guides the church with crucial, effective lessons in leadership. This book is valuable not only for pastors and elders, but for anyone else who wants the church to be what God intended it to be.

Questioning Evangelism Second Edition

Author: Randy Newman
Publisher: Kregel Publications
ISBN: 0825444284
Size: 19.78 MB
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You don't need to memorize evangelical formulas or answers. You just have to be willing to ask. There was something different about the way Jesus communicated with the lost: He didn't force answers upon people, He asked questions. So why don't we? Following Christ's lead, Randy Newman has been using a questioning style of evangelism for decades. In this provocative book, he provides practical insights to help Christians engage others in meaningful spiritual conversations. He challenges us to examine how we think about people, their questions, and our crucial message. This second edition includes a new preface reflecting on the popularity of this perennial best seller and what its success has taught Newman about the effectiveness of this extraordinary method. "Distilled out of over twenty years of personal evangelism, this book reflects both a deep grasp of biblical theology and a penetrating compassion for people--and finds a way forward in wise, probing questions. How very much like the Master Himself!" --D. A. Carson, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School "Questioning Evangelism steps outside the boundaries of evangelism as usual and tackles the tougher issues of our modern day." --Mitch Glaser, Chosen People Ministries

Discipleshift

Author: Jim Putman
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310492637
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Over the last thirty years, many influential church leaders and church planters in America have adopted various models for reaching unchurched people. An “attractional” model will seek to attract people to a local church. Younger leaders may advocate a more “missional” approach, in which believers live and work among unchurched people and intentionally seek to serve like Christ. While each of these approaches have merit, something is still missing, something even more fundamental to the mission of the church: discipleship. Making disciples—helping people to trust and follow Jesus—is the church’s God-given mandate. Devoted disciples attract people outside the church because of the change others see in their Christ-like lives. And discipleship empowers Christians to be more like Christ as they intentionally develop relationship with non-believers. DiscipleShift walks you through five key “shifts” that churches must make to refocus on the biblical mission of discipleship. These intentional changes will attract the world and empower your church members to be salt and light in their communities.

The Celtic Way Of Evangelism

Author: George G. Hunter
Publisher: Abingdon Press
ISBN: 1426711379
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Celtic Christianityùthe form of Christian faith that flourished among the people of Ireland during the Middle Agesùhas gained much notoriety in recent years. George G. Hunter III points out that while the attention paid to the Celtic Christians is well deserved, much of it fails to recognize the true genius of this ancient form of Christianity. What many contemporary Christians do not realize is that Celtic Christianity was one of the most successfully evangelistic branches of the church in history. The Celtic church converted Ireland from paganism to Christianity in a remarkably short period, and then proceeded to send missionaries throughout Europe. This classic book on the power of indigenous evangelism has been thoroughly revised and updated, proving once again how much these ancient Christians have to teach anyone who seeks to spread the word of the gospel.

Nothing To Do But To Save Souls

Author: Robert Emerson Coleman
Publisher: Evangel Author Services
ISBN: 9781928915904
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Respected as a leading evangelical scholar, Dr. Coleman probes the writings of John Wesley to see what today's ministers might learn from that 18th century revival leader. Finding that Wesley and his fellow preachers had a passion to win people to Jesus, Dr. Coleman challenges modern preachers to do the same.

The Lost Art Of Disciple Making

Author: LeRoy Eims
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310832063
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"Every believer in Jesus Christ deserves the opportunity of personal nurture and development." says LeRoy Eims. But all too often the opportunity isn't there. We neglect the young Christian in our whirl of programs, church services, and fellowship groups. And we neglect to raise up workers and leaders who can disciple young believers into mature and fruitful Christians. In simple, practical, and biblical terms, LeRoy Eims revives the lost art of disciple making. He explains: - How the early church discipled new Christians - How to meet the basic needs of a growing Christian - How to spot and train potential workers - How to develop mature, godly leaders "True growth takes time and tears and love and patience," Eims states. There is no instant maturity. This book examines the growth process in the life of a Christian and considers what nurture and guidance it takes to develop spiritually qualified workers in the church.