The Urgency and Cost of Discipleship (Defining Evangelism)

You can listen to the audio lesson here. You can also find the “Working Definition of Evangelism” here. _______________________ DEFINING EVANGELISM PART VI – Tying It All Together Lesson Fourteen: The Urgency and Cost of Discipleship “If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and…

The Recipients of the Gospel (Defining Evangelism)

You can listen to the audio lesson here. You can also find the “Working Definition of Evangelism” here. _______________________ DEFINING EVANGELISM PART II – THE MESSENGERS AND THE RECIPIENTS Lesson Five: The Recipients of the Gospel “So, for my part, I am eager to preach the gospel to you also who are in Rome. For I am not ashamed of…

Teaching Obedience to Christ’s Commands (Defining Evangelism)

You can listen to the audio lesson here. You can also find the “Working Definition of Evangelism” here. _______________________   DEFINING EVANGELISM PART I – THE GREAT COMMISSION Lesson Three: Teaching Obedience to Christ’s Commands “ teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you [a]always, even to the end of the age,’” (Matthew 28:20; NASB).…

Baptizing in the Triune Name (Defining Evangelism)

You can listen to the audio lesson here. You can also find the “Working Definition of Evangelism” here. _______________________   DEFINING EVANGELISM PART I – THE GREAT COMMISSION Lesson Two: Baptizing in the Triune Name   “baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,’” (Matthew 28:18-19b; NASB). Why baptism? For many…

A Working Definition of Evangelism (Third Revision)

You can see the original Definition here, the first revision here, and the second revision here. __________________________ “With a view toward making disciples of all nations1 and entering them into covenant membership with a local church, through baptism in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 2 in…

A Working Definition of Evangelism (Second Revision)

You can see the original Definition here, and the first revision here. __________________________ With a view toward making disciples of all nations and entering them into covenant membership with a local church, through baptism in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, in order that they may be taught all…

Higher Education and the Discipleship of the Mind

In the previous blog, I mentioned that there are several noetic effects of the Fall that have a direct impact on the quality of our American college education. In this blog, I want to address the first major issue regarding American higher education: a growing lack of mental discipline from students. This growing lack of…