Category: Evangelism

Something needs to change:
Observations about the book,
“Evangelistic Effectiveness: Difference Makers in Mindsets and Methods.”

by Norm Miller Norm Miller is the director of communications and marketing at Truett-McConnell College.   “In recent years, the effectiveness of our evangelistic outreach hasn’t made great strides in turning people to Christ — and in fact, we’re falling behind the rate of the population growth.” The sentence above comes from the back of […]

Soul Winner: Dexter Truesdale

by Dan Nelson For 28 years, Dan Nelson has served as pastor of First Baptist Church in Camarillo, Calif. Pastor Nelson will submit a series of posts to SBCToday about people who influenced him for the sake of evangelism. When I arrived at William Carey College in the fall of 1971, I was anxious to […]

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Soul Winner: Bryce Evans

  by Dan Nelson For 28 years, Dan Nelson has served as pastor of First Baptist Church in Camarillo, Calif. Pastor Nelson will submit a series of posts to SBCToday about people who influenced him for the sake of evangelism.   Bryce Evans was pastor of Agricola Baptist Church when I reconfirmed my call to […]

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Soul-Winner Howard Ramsey

by Dan Nelson For 28 years, Dan Nelson has served as pastor of First Baptist Church in Camarillo, Calif. Pastor Nelson will submit a series of posts to SBCToday about people who influenced him for the sake of evangelism. Howard Ramsey was my mentor in Portland, Ore., in the Northwest Baptist Convention. For two years […]

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Soul winner Jim Akins

by Dan Nelson For 28 years, Dan Nelson has served as pastor of First Baptist Church in Camarillo, Calif. Pastor Nelson will submit a series of posts to SBCToday about people who influenced him for the sake of evangelism.   Jim Akins was a strong evangelistic pastor in Missouri and California whom God used to […]

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