Category: Evangelism

Equally Lost and Equally Savable: No Distinctions!

Ronnie Rogers is senior pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Norman, Okla.

Even the idea of believing refers to individuals since only individuals can exercise faith; I do not see anything in the passage that would indicate that this “all” is restricted to something like all people groups, including some who can be saved. I do not think the passage even hints that this “all” is different from “all” including each person previously spoken of as under sin; of which “there is no distinction.” This understanding corresponds precisely with its usage before and in the following verses.

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Child Evangelism and Calvinism


When evangelizing Jews, atheists, Jehovah’s Witnesses or any other type of person, there are a lot of resources to guide me. But I haven’t found any help on how to witness to a confused child—young or adult—of a Calvinist. I experienced the new Reformed movement without the influence of the non-Calvinist majority. I have seen it for the past fifteen years—long enough to observe its affects on the second generation.

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President Patterson Affirmed by SWBTS Trustees


Dr. Patterson shared with the messengers in June that on rare occasions, he has made exceptions for a few non-Christian students as president of Criswell College, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and at his current institution. He estimated having done so four or five times in his nearly 40 years of academic administration. His hope with each exception was a desire to see these individuals understand the good news of Jesus Christ.

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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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