Category Archives: Evangelism

What Does it Mean to be a Missionary?

Romans 15:14-33 Introduction: When people here in the USA are asked to support missions, they often wonder what do missionaries do? It reminds me of a cartoon I once read: Illustration: In a “Peanuts” cartoon, Lucy asks Charlie Brown, “Why are we here on Earth?” Charlie replied, “To make other people happy.” Lucy replied, “Then why are they

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Making the Nations Glad

Malachi 1:11 1)We are in a world of constant change: Global events/ natural disasters/ diversity within the SBC . . . 20 years ago 95% of churches in SBC were what we call “traditional churches” today, 50% are what we call “traditional churches” within 5 years only 30% are what we call “traditional churches.” -Political

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A Study of 2 John

1. We should love the truth (2 John:1-3) 2. We should live the truth (2 John:4-6)             A. What we believe is important             b. We should be concerned with our behavior 3. We should look for the truth (2 John: 7-11) How do we confront cults? Give them 15 minutes explaining their understanding of

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A Study of 1 Thessalonians

1 Thessalonians I. Thessalonica A. History 1) Cassander, a former general of Alexander the Great and later king of Macedonia, founded the city in 315 BC and named it after his wife, the half sister of Alexander. 2) 167 BC it was captured by the Romans and named the capital of one of their four

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Who’s Missing? Whose Mission?

Text: Matthew 22:1-14 Introduction All are invited; only some accept. The kingdom of heaven is compared to a wedding feast to which everyone is invited. Only those responding to Christ’s invitation may participate (Romans 10:13). Those who have trusted Christ are assured of eternal life in heaven (John 3:16). Who’s Missing? Those who have an opportunity

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Searching For The Ends of the Earth

John 4:35 Introduction: In Acts 1:8, Jesus instructs His followers to be witnesses to the ends of the earth. Jesus wants us to see that every village and city, every hamlet and home, hears of His saving grace. Our witness is to reach from the end of our nose to the ends of the earth. In

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Revive Us, O Lord

Isaiah 57:15-16 Introduction “Study the history of revival,” states, Dr. Adrian P. Rogers (1931-2005), pastor emeritus, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee, who continues, “God has always sent revival in the darkest days. Oh for a mighty sweeping revival today!” Rev. Ron Dunn (1936-2001), author of Don’t Just Stand There, Pray Something, observes, “If you study the history

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Is This Trip Necessary?

Romans 10:8-15 Introduction: During World War II, people on the home front were told to conserve fuel for the war effort. They were told to ask: “Is this trip necessary?” Many times during our missionary service, we, too, have asked: “Is this trip necessary?” Even Willam Carey was challenged about this.  After he preached his

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God’s Plan for Sharing

Matthew 28:18-20 “As many as three out of four people die in North America without a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.”[1]  Where do people go without a personal relationship with Jesus Christ?  According to the Bible the answer is hell.  They go forever to this place of torment without God and without hope.  Someone said

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How Do You Know You’re Saved?

1 John 5:13 “Were written that you might know you have eternal life” 1st test: l John 1:3 “You have fellowship or relationship with the Father.” 2nd test: l John 1:6-10 “You will not walk in darkness,” and you have fellowship with one another. 3rd test: l John 2:3-6 “Obey God’s commands.” 4th test: l John 2:9-11 “Has love for

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