Archive for the ‘Evangelism’ Category
Charles H. Spurgeon pastored thousands but impacted the lives of millions. The Church is indebted to the Prince of Preachers for his teaching, scholarship, and example. But those who were lost in their sin owed him much more.
That’s because he never gave up on them. Continue reading
When Moung Nau died in Burma in the 19th Century, he did so as a Christian. The Buddhist had been reached with the Gospel of Jesus Christ in his native land by the efforts of an American missionary who labored and suffered like no other.
But would that missionary’s success be worth the horrible anguish he faced? Continue reading
History has shown time and again that advancing a kingdom isn’t an easy task. The endeavor demands many resources: soldiers, money, supplies, and time. But the greatest commodity of all is commitment.
Hernando Cortez, the famous Spanish Conquistador, knew that better than anyone else. Continue reading
At a pastor’s conference in Scotland in 1865, Hudson Taylor, the mighty missionary to China, was given the opportunity to address 2,000 pastors about his work. Sadly, many churches in Europe couldn’t have been less concerned about the millions of Chinese people dying apart from Christ on a monthly basis.
But then, Hudson Taylor opened his sermon with this story…. Continue reading
Tensions were high on June 5, 1944. In a matter of hours, Allied forces would storm the beaches of Normandy and attempt to liberate Europe from the deadly Nazi grip. Knowing the importance of victory, General George S. Patton addressed his military leaders on the eve of battle.
Though the outcome of the invasion was far from clear, Patton’s expectations were crystal clear. Continue reading
On May 26, 2002, a towboat was pushing a barge through the swelling waters of the Arkansas River when it accidentally rammed into a concrete pillar supporting I-40’s bridge, 62 feet above. Within moments, cars, trucks, and eighteen-wheelers began plunging into the river, claiming the lives of their passengers.
Fortunately, Alton Wilhoit knew exactly what to do. Continue reading
Civil war, disease, and poverty were wreaking havoc on those living in China during the 19th Century. Each year millions of men, women, and children died from these terrible living conditions. Sadly, almost none of them knew Christ, and were thus separated from God eternally.
But in spite of the millions, a man named Ni was only concerned about one: his father. Continue reading
Billy Graham has been the greatest evangelist in American history – and arguably, the world. But Graham wasn’t the first world-famous evangelist from America. In fact, he wasn’t even the first world-famous evangelist from America named Billy! That honor belongs to Billy Sunday.
And like the umpires that officiated the game he once played, he “called ‘em like he saw ‘em.” Continue reading
Joseph was a proud Maasai Warrior living in eastern Africa when he first heard the Gospel of Jesus Christ on the side of a hot, dusty road. In that moment, he dedicated his life to Christ and immediately made plans to share the Good News with members of his tribe.
But this warrior had never been in a fight like the one he was about to walk into. Continue reading
What kind of reputation do you have? Are you known as a caring parent, a hard worker, or maybe even as a devout Christian? Do you like your reputation, or would you change it if you could?
D.L. Moody certainly had a reputation…and it was one that was defined by the Great Commission. Continue reading