Evangelism in the Christian Church Research Paper by ABCs

Evangelism in the Christian Church
A research study theologically and theoretically examining evangelism outside the walls of the church.
# 111430 | 9,472 words | 17 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Jan 20, 2009 in Religion and Theology (Christianity)


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Description:

This paper theologically investigates the Christian interpretation of God's word on doing evangelism outside the walls of the church. It first discusses the nature of evangelism in Christianity. The paper then theoretically discusses whether training leaders and targeting a particular people group equates to a higher success rate in leading the targeted group to Christ.

Table of Contents:
Introduction
Purpose of the Study
Methodology of the Study
Theoretical Presupposition of the Study
Problem of the Study
Theological
Theoretical
Summary of Literature Reviewed in this Study

From the Paper:

"The holistic ministry makes an assumption of the "connection between spiritual transformation and socioeconomic empowerment." (Unruh and Sider, 2005) It must be understood however that the material needs of people being met does not ensure that they will be open for spiritual matters. The holistic church social ministry provides nurturing in various ways and through "integrated evangelistic strategies have built-in religious activities, either optional or mandatory such as incorporating prayer in to a counseling session, leading a Bible study as part of an after-school program, or holding a worship service before a meal." (Unruh and Sider, 2005) There are other approaches to evangelism as well such as the "two-step invitational strategy..." (Unruh and Sider, 2005)"

Sample of Sources Used:

  • McRoberts, Omar M. (2003) Streets of Glory: Church and Community in a Black Urban Neighborhood. University of Chicago Press.
  • An Interview with Omar M. McRoberts author of 'Streets of Glory: Church and Community in a Black Urban Neighborhood (2003) The University of Chicago Press. Online available at: http://www.press.uchicago.edu/Misc/Chicago/562166in.html
  • Ramey, M.G. (2007) Bringing Them Back Home: Gangbangers VS. the Modern Church. February 2007. The Black Corner. February 2007. Online available at: http://www.blackandchristian.com/articles/blkcorner/ramey-02-07.shtml
  • Rowell, Andy (2007) The Seeker Mode: To What Extent Should Worship Services Be Adapted to Appeal to the Non-Christians? Seminar: Exploration in Practical Theology 2007 Sept 27.
  • African American/Black Council Mission Statement (nd) Online available at: http://64.233.169.104/search?q=cache:Rrxm-20oki0J:images.rca.org/docs/rem/ActionPlanAAC.ppt+evangelism+training,+African+American+church&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=2&gl=us

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"Evangelism in the Christian Church" 20 January 2009. Web. 02 October. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/research-paper/evangelism-in-the-christian-church-111430/>

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