A Question of Offense

“Leave as Friends”

A popular door knocking program that has been used to evangelize for Christ has at its center a singular principle: Leave as friends. This can be seen with the idea that while the ultimate goal of any encounter with a prospect in the world is teaching the Gospel and conversion, at the very least (if they are uninterested) leave on a positive, friendly note. This is a generally good principle as it plants a seed that could one day grow to fruition.

Biblical Ethics Exercise #1: Obfuscation in Sharing the Gospel

A Case Study

Over the next series of articles we will be exploring the realm of Biblical Ethics by considering example case studies and the arguments in support of and opposed to differing sides of ethical questions. In this installment:

Is it right to lie if it means furthering the Gospel?”

Great Commission

A Famous Farewell And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”Mat.

Go to Where the People Are

A Common Difficulty

A common difficulty in planning an outreach for the Gospel in a community is deciding where to start. What should the focus of study be? How should such a focus be said? How should the outreach be structured? These are all important questions to answer, but another question should be answered first: Where are the people?

Building a Church Website

Step One: Scope

Introduction

As our congregation is in the very early stages of a planned rebuilding of our church website, I decided it may be of use to others to attempt to document the process. Of course, each congregation is unique and has her own unique challenges and opportunities, so this series will attempt to be as generic as possible. I will also endeavor to avoid being overly technical as we proceed.

Everything must begin somewhere, so we will begin discussing the scope of your church website.