It is a sad reality today that many churches are simply not reaching many people for Christ.
No, it’s not all about numbers. Yes, fellowship and discipleship are important. But if we are trying to follow the Great Commission, why are we not doing more to try to reach more people?
Put simply, I believe it is because we have not created a culture of evangelism in our churches. Somewhere along the way, many churches have lost their evangelistic fervor.
If we want to create a culture of evangelism in our churches, I believe there are at least 5 things that we must do.
1. Model Evangelism Yourself
You cannot expect your people to do something that you yourself are not doing. It is as simple as that.
You can only lead people as far as you have gone yourself. If you are not actively seeking evangelistic opportunities, your people won’t either.
This should be a given, but I know this is something I need to get better at myself.
It is easy to get so consumed in the busy work of being a pastor that we neglect our own obligation to reach out to people who are…Continue Reading