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Exploring the First Century Church: Mission (Part 1)

March 23rd, 2015 · 1 Comment · Acts of the Apostles, Apostle Paul, Bible, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Evangelism, Jesus, New Testament, Old Testament, Religion

Jesus began his ministry with his baptism by John and calling disciples. Jesus ended his ministry telling those disciples to make more disciples by teaching and baptizing others. Jesus’ ministry didn’t just start and stop his ministry with mission. Jesus was constantly on mission and he wanted his disciples to do the same things they […]

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The Earliest Gentile Missionaries (Pre-Peter/Cornelius)

April 9th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Acts of the Apostles, Apostle Paul, Bible, Christianity, Evangelism

Peter is often given credit as the first to reach out to the Gentiles but that is not the case. You might find this interesting: Jesus’ outreach to Gentiles The Syrophoenician woman in Tyre (Mark 7:24-30) The deaf and mute man in Sidon (Mark 7:31-37) Feeding the 4000 (Mark 8:1-13) The formerly-demon-possessed man (Mark 5:1-20) After […]

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The Problem With Our Evangelism Is That It Worked

June 13th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Evangelism, Ministry, Religion

And it worked because it was really all about us… Advertisers want to convince you that you can’t survive another minute unless you have what they want to sell you. They lead you to believe it is about you…your image, your body, your happiness when it is really about them…their money, their shareholders, their reputation […]

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Praying for the Lost is the Gateway to Evangelism

May 29th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Christianity, Evangelism, Prayer

Not everyone is comfortable having a Bible study with a non-Christian. Everyone is able to pray for lost people. Start with what people can do and are willing to do and eventually they will be willing to try new things. If they are willing to write a note to a new person, ask them to […]

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A Minister’s Take On Church Steps Outreach (Part 3) by Jimmy Hinton

May 9th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Church Steps, Evangelism, Ministry, missional, Religion

This is Jimmy Hinton’s third and final blog on how the Church Steps Outreach has been working for their congregation. I am so encouraged by this! Thanks Jimmy for passing this along. Praise God that He is up to some mighty things when it comes to reaching the lost! In the two previous blogs, I […]

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A Minister’s Take On Church Steps Outreach (Part 2) by Jimmy Hinton

May 7th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Church Steps, Evangelism, Ministry, Religion

More from Jimmy Hinton on how they have implemented Church Steps Outreach in Pennsylvania! Hopefully my previous blog brought some encouragement to ministers of small congregations who may feel stuck in a rut or who are just trying to be more evangelistic.  Just to share a little more background—I’ve always believed (and still do!) what […]

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A Minister’s Take On Church Steps Outreach (Part 1) by Jimmy Hinton

May 7th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Church Steps, Evangelism, Ministry, Religion

I minister at the Somerset Church of Christ in Somerset, PA.  The question was brought to me around Thanksgiving 2012—“Could you teach a class on evangelism?”  This was a great topic to teach because in 2012 I preached the entire year on the Great Commission.  Yet, despite the polite pats on my shoulder week after […]

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Tomorrow Morning’s Post is One You Will Want to Read

May 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Church Steps, Evangelism

A friend of mine is doing two guest posts. One will be posted in the morning and I have to tell you that I was moved by what he has to say. His name is Jimmy Hinton. Jimmy is a minister at a small church in Pennsylvania. Over the last several months Jimmy got inspired […]

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No Greater Joy: Paula Harrington

May 2nd, 2013 · 15 Comments · Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Evangelism

I was born and raised in the church. As a preacher’s kid, grandkid, niece, and sister I knew all about the Christ of the Bible but for years I was detached from the love, grace, and salvation that infuses and maintains his beautiful story. When I finally got serious about God, I resorted to what […]

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National Day of Prayer Neighborhood Outreach Idea

April 18th, 2013 · No Comments · Christianity, Church, Church Steps, Evangelism

The National Day of Prayer is Thursday May 2nd. Typically at Northwest, we dedicate the Wednesday night before to a prayer service. We gather prayer requests and then people pray over the request cards in the pews, prayer room, classrooms, or wherever they feel comfortable to pray. This year we are going to do something […]

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