Category: Evangelism

Twitter, Stuart Smalley, and Evangelism

You probably should not post about a tweet (a relatively new discovery for a Twitter novice like me), but it does encapsulate a sentiment that’s been brewing in my brain for some time. Here’s the retweet I received from Rick Warren, “If unbelievers like what they see, they’ll listen to what we say.” I heard […]

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Evangelism When the Cultural Sky is Falling

We’re honored to present to our readers this essay by Dr. David Mills. Dr. Mills serves as Assistant Dean for Applied Ministries and Assistant Professor of Evangelism in the Roy J. Fish School of Evangelism and Missions at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He holds an undergraduate degree from East Texas Baptist University, and graduate degrees […]

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The New Methodists: Reflections on the SBC Today

Dr. Chuck Kelley, president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, presented a paper in chapel at the seminary on Tuesday, March 3, 2009 entitled “The New Methodists: Reflections on the SBC Today.” In this paper, Dr. Kelley shines a penetrating and necessary light on the root causes of our present decline in baptisms and membership. […]

What This Southern Baptist Is For

One thing is for certain, when a person stands up for biblical principles that go against an inclusive approach that seeks to cooperate at the expense of a proper ecclesiology in the church planting enterprise, people will seek to discredit you and misuse your statements. First and foremost let me say that I affirm Dr. […]

What Do We Do In Light Of Our Changing Culture?

Recently, the Barna Group of Ventura California published an article claiming that Christianity is no longer the default religion of America. It is an excellent article and I highly suggest you read it at the link provided. Their research concluded with four implications. First, Americans see religion in what I call the Golden Corral syndrome. […]