Evangelism-Church

Quotes for Topic: Evangelism-church

1.
It is not only in the world today that evangelism is needed. It is needed in the church.

It is not only in the world today that evangelism is needed. It is needed in the church.

Reference:  What Should We Think of the Carnal Christian? 1978, p. 23. By permission Banner of Truth, Carlisle, PA.


2.
We should not allow people to see the church as a weekly service they attend to make God happy. The gathering of the church is preparation for heavenly battle. We “huddle together” for a few minutes each week to worship God together and build each other up so that each of us can more effectively run the “missional play” throughout the week.

We should not allow people to see the church as a weekly service they attend to make God happy. The gathering of the church is preparation for heavenly battle. We “huddle together” for a few minutes each week to worship God together and build each other up so that each of us can more effectively run the “missional play” throughout the week.  

Reference:  Gaining by Losing, Zondervan, 2015, p. 106.


3.
The Great Commission is not a calling for some; it is a mandate for all… When it comes to a calling, we don’t need a voice; we have a verse (Mt. 28:19). It is now our responsibility, under the direction of the Holy Spirit, to evaluate how we are best suited to fulfill that call… We…see every member of our church as a potential missionary to be equipped and mobilized. Our goal is not to send some, or even our best, but to send all into the mission – to our city, across the country, or to the other side of the world.

The Great Commission is not a calling for some; it is a mandate for all… When it comes to a calling, we don’t need a voice; we have a verse (Mt. 28:19). It is now our responsibility, under the direction of the Holy Spirit, to evaluate how we are best suited to fulfill that call… We…see every member of our church as a potential missionary to be equipped and mobilized. Our goal is not to send some, or even our best, but to send all into the mission – to our city, across the country, or to the other side of the world.  

Reference:  Gaining by Losing, Zondervan, 2015, p. 80.


4.
Evangelism is the perpetual task of the whole church, and not the peculiar hobby of certain of its members.

Evangelism is the perpetual task of the whole church, and not the peculiar hobby of certain of its members.

Reference:  Quoted by Curtis C. Thomas, Practical Wisdom for Pastors, Crossway Books, 2001, p. 176. Used by Permission.