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How America Became Conversion Nation
When your religion is something you choose, not to choose is not an option.
How America Became Conversion Nation. Josh McMullen| November 3, 2017. Image: Library of Congress. The Chance of Salvation: A History of Conversion in America
Nepal Criminalizes Christian Conversion and Evangelism
President approves new sanctions targeting non-Hindus and foreign missionaries.
President approves new sanctions targeting non-Hindus and foreign missionaries.
Will We See a Church Planting Movement in North America?
How can church leaders prepare themselves and their churches?
As I've written elsewhere in Kingdom First (2015) and Kingdom Matrix (2016), conversion is a shift of alliance from the kingdom of darkness to the kingdom of light and, as such, all those
Trickle-Down Evangelism
Are disciples becoming disciple-makers?
field. New Believers and Evangelism. That's why it's vital that we create structures to unleash new believers into the harvest immediately after conversion.
One-on-One with Daniel Treier on the Updated Evangelical Dictionary of Theology
First published in the 1950s, the last major revision was in the 1980s.
Third, evangelicals are somewhat distinctive in their combined commitments—scripture's final authority, its trustworthy salvation history, an active and conversion-oriented piety
The Jesusy Movement
Sure, all kinds of Christians love Jesus. But he’s especially central in evangelical piety.
church's tradition. But it would be hard to argue that the Catholic faith is “Jesusy.”. That term was coined by writer Anne Lamott soon after her conversion. In a
Evangelical Christians Are Sick
The movement is driven by a painful awareness that the heart—each of our hearts—is desperately wicked.
repentance. Augustine describes the days leading up to his conversion, saying,. Finally palpable. Again, Augustine's conversion is the archetype. As
Six Degrees of Separation: Why Our Witness Matters
Our lives reach farther than we can imagine.
on the world. It's amazing to look back through history and trace the events that eventually led to Billy Graham's conversion. It's incredibly inspirational
Dispatches from Kenya
Kenyan evangelicals were a petri dish in the grand experiment of public square engagement.
nationhood. From my African origins, through my Christian conversion and then during my political profession, all three have recurred – peace, love, and unity.
Bivocational Ministry as an Evangelism Opportunity
One-third of American pastors are bivocational.
Through offering prayer and spiritual guidance to those hurting and confused, bivocational pastors develop rapport that will, Lord willing, produce fruit of conversion, corporate honesty
One-on-One with Josh and Sean McDowell on the New Edition of “Evidence That Demands A Verdict”
First published in 1972, this classic was last updated nearly two decades ago.
persistent. Of course, it is important to keep balance in the relationship so we don't overwhelm people and communicate that we only care about conversion.
Remember the Other Carey: Unsung Hero of the Modern Missions Movement
Lott Carey was born a slave, purchased his freedom, and carried the gospel to Africa.
adult. The Conversion. Around 1804 in Richmond. This message led to his conversion and baptism. Carey, like most slaves, was illiterate at the time. But
The “E” Word: Why Many Avoid It, and How We Can Reimagine It
Part Two in a new series.
but too often what I have seen is Christians and churches that have gone back only to find that perhaps the foundation upon which they stood—belief in conversion and salvation in
The ‘Religious Affections’ of Billy Graham’s Evangelism
On the evangelist’s 99th birthday, we look at the role desire played in so many decisions for Christ.
Graham acknowledged that this was an emotion-driven conversion, and he praised it. Late in life Graham revised his own conversion narrative along similar lines.
Digging Down Deep into Protestant-Catholic Differences
Two books—one Catholic, one Protestant—show how the conversation should be engaged.
Collins and Walls are ideally suited to author this volume. Collins was raised Catholic, spending 12 years in Roman Catholic education before his conversion at 22.
Christians in Film: Why I'm Going to See The Resurrection of Gavin Stone
Some thoughts on Christian movies... and some hope...
In less than a week, the video about Michaels' conversion to faith had more than one million views across socia media platforms. “We make testimony videos at our church every month.
Theology for Life (Ep. 10): Protestant Denominations - Similarities and Differences
Dr. Vincent Bacote is Associate Professor of Theology at Wheaton College.
We begin by going back to the Reformation; as time goes on, divergences around various issues occurred (issues like baptism, conversion, the Bible, our response to God, holiness
Can We Evangelize Late Modern Culture?
We cannot assume a shared foundation.
So you see, everyone evangelizes. Conversion isn't just a Christian activity; it's a human activity. We all proselytize what we prefer. We talk about what we are taken with.
A Drug Dealer Led Me to Faith
After a childhood marred by substance abuse and a deadbeat dad, I made a friend who would change my life.
A Drug Dealer Led Me to Faith. After a childhood marred by substance abuse and a deadbeat dad, I made a friend who would change my life. Mark Clark
Missions Sunday: Hermeneutics for Healthy Churches, Part One
Training in biblical interpretation should be an integral part of every missions strategy.
Asia. Thankfully, the missionary already had a post-conversion discipleship plan in place for us to use if any students came to faith during our trip. Unfortunately
The Biggest Loser in the Alabama Election
The Biggest Loser in the Alabama Election
It’s not Republicans or Democrats, but Christian witness.
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