The Priority of Evangelism in Global Missions

Every day 38,000 Muslims die. They die and pass into an eternity in hell. There is one Christian missionary for every 420,000 Muslims on the earth.[1] These are just the stats for Islam. If we add the world’s other major religious blocks—Hinduism and Buddhism—then the numbers become even more perplexing. Nearly 2 billion people that stretch the 10/40 window are totally lost. Living in darkness, without the hope of the Gospel. With such a challenge, you would think that the church would be directing the bulk of its missions funding to solving this problem. However, as of 2005 ministries whose primary task was evangelism/discipleship...

Teaching Galatians i...

During my spring break I was able to go on a trip to India with my officemate Chris Brewer and his dad Gary. We began our trip in Imphal, which is the capital of the state of Manipur in the northeast (we weren’t far from the border of Burma). When we arrived it happened to be the start...

Gospel Movements in ...

In 2004 David Garrison published his first book called Church Planting Movements. Garrison’s groundbreaking research tracked case studies from places all over the world where previously unevangelized peoples had come to Christ en masse and seen hundreds of new churches started in a...

Muslim Evangelism (P...

In part one of this brief two part series on Muslim evangelism, I argued that friendship evangelism was not an effective or a biblical missiological strategy for reaching Muslims. I took my cues from a book penned by Roland Müller entitled The Messenger The Message The Community. After...

Muslim Evangelism (P...

Discussion about effective models for Muslim evangelism hath no shortage of opinion. For many years now, debates have raged in missiological circles about the how and what of evangelism to Muslims. How should we go about communicating the gospel to Muslim peoples? What should we say to them?...