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  • FIRST-PERSON: When a good man stumbles

    by Jeff Struecker , posted Tuesday, May 23, 2017 (3 days ago)

    There is no such thing as a perfect man apart from Jesus, Jeff Struecker writes. For those who stumble in this life, he notes, Christ's death and resurrection "make it possible for sinful men and women to be made right with God." Read More

  • ANALYSIS: Workplace evangelism abroad begins here

    by Sebastian Traeger, posted Tuesday, May 16, 2017 (10 days ago)

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    RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- I've had the privilege lately of seeing an increasing number of people at all stages of life express interest in joining the global mission of God through the International Mission Board. Many wonder how they can be preparing to go.

    On one level, it's very simple: current faithfulness in your assignments is the greatest predictor of future fruitfulness. So, faithfully serve where you are. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: The reality of lostness

    by Anthony L. Jordan, posted Thursday, May 04, 2017 (22 days ago)

    Anthony Jordan yearns for churches to break from their regular routines for a time of "heightened sensitivity" to people who are "lost in sin, headed for an appointment with the wrath of God and a Christless eternity in hell." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Preaching & the public invitation

    by Jason K. Allen, posted Monday, May 01, 2017 (25 days ago)

    Make each sermon an invitation to embrace Christ, Jason Allen advises. "The Gospel deserves more than to be politely tacked on to the end of a sermon," he writes. Read More

  • Prayerwalking continues to spark evangelism

    by Erin Roach, posted Thursday, April 27, 2017 (one month ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Prayerwalking continues to play a vital role in leading people to personal relationships with Jesus, according to ministry leaders and church planters who practice the spiritual discipline of "praying onsite with insight" as part of their ministries.

    Mike Puckett, executive director of Baptist Campus Ministry of the High Country in North Carolina, said prayerwalking in his context has been a cornerstone practice -- "a really great way to start work in a new community" as well as "massively important" to ongoing work. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Summertime ideas

    by Diana Davis, posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017 (one month ago)

    This summer could be the best-ever at your church, Diana Davis writes in relaying ideas that can spark winsome opportunities for outreach. "Summer days are fleeting," she writes. "Don't miss an opportunity to shine for Jesus." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: An uncomfortable question

    by Keith Shorter, posted Monday, April 24, 2017 (one month ago)

    Keith Shorter's invitation to a Hindu at a rural convenience store prompted the pastor to wonder what might happen if the man indeed came to church. Among the questions Shorter pondered: Are our services focused on those who desperately need the Gospel? Read More

  • A Gideons Bible -- borrowed & primed for witness

    by Carlos Meza, posted Monday, April 24, 2017 (one month ago)

    SHREVEPORT, La. (BP) -- I was challenged to step up my pace in spreading the Gospel of Christ during the Louisiana Baptist Convention's evangelism conference, especially by the messages of Gevan Spinney, pastor of First Baptist Church in Haughton and president of the Louisiana convention, and evangelist Bill Britt, both calling us to be urgent in sharing the Good News. Read More

  • Crossover continues to yield 'lifetime of ministry'

    by Art Toalston, posted Thursday, April 20, 2017 (one month ago)

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    PHOENIX (BP) -- "I will never forget the first day that we went door-to-door."

    As in door-to-door evangelism.

    Brittany Tennal and her husband Julius, from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, were among 100-plus students participating in Crossover St. Louis, the evangelistic thrust prior to last year's Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting. Read More