Posts tagged "evangelism"

Have Missions Forgotten their Purpose?

From Brent McCracken's recent post at Relevant magazine about what he sees as a renewed need for old-school evangelism in mission work:
I’m all for social justice. I’m passionate about it. Christians have to be serving people and loving them not just in word but in deed. But man, if I hear another well-fed, Toms-wearing...

Discrimination Pays

Got a strong hatred for a faith other than your own?  Forget finding tolerance; find a book agent!  Richard Bartholomew writes today that a new book, Islam is of the Devil, has hit the shelves.  Its opportunistic author, Terry Jones, is pastor of Dove World Outreach in Florida.  Yes, the same church that sponsored,...

But is it Evangelism?

by Daniel Schultz A church down in Gainesville is planning to hold an "International Burn A Quran Day" on 9/11, part of its larger "Islam is of the Devil" campaign. The pastor talks about the point of the event in an interview with the Friendly Atheist:
Do you think Muslims will turn to Christ as...

What’s That Over There?

For anyone sad to see the “Philadelphia Four” story fade away, there’s more outrage and free speech debates to be had at the University of Arizona, where “traveling evangelist” Jed Smock has been agitating liberals and embarrassing campus Christians all week. Smock, author of Who Will Rise Up: A Call to Confrontational Evangelism, has attracted both...