A Calvinist Evangelist? | Keith Mathison

from Ligonier Ministries The God-ordained means of evangelism is His own Word. It is through the proclamation of God’s Word that the Holy Spirit effectually works faith in men’s hearts. The specific message of evangelism is the gospel. Paul summarizes this message in 1 Corinthians 15:3–5: “For I delivered to you as of first importance […]

What is the Gospel Message? | J.I. Packer

from Monergism.com In a word, the evangelistic message is the gospel of Christ and Him crucified, the message of man’s sin and God’s grace, of human guilt and divine forgiveness, of new birth and new life through the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is a message made up of four essential ingredients. 1. The […]

David Platt | How to Lead Someone to Christ Without the ‘Sinner’s Prayer’

ChristianPost.com “share the gospel clearly … and call people to count the cost of following Christ.” “Tell them following Jesus will cost them their life…and tell them Jesus is worth it!” “ask the person if he or she has any questions and then ask if the person would like to repent and believe.” “…once that […]

Theology 101-Is the altar call scriptural?

Theology 101 Paul Alexander writes for 9 Marks.org; “…there are many churches out there that sing the last stanza of Have Thine Own Way just one more time as they wait for the convicted sinner to step out of the pew and into a new relationship with Christ. But even though it is still somewhat […]