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Going Public With the Gospel

Lon AllisonMark Anderson

Going Public With the Gospel

Lon AllisonMark Anderson

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Features & Benefits- Calls for the revival of public proclamation of the gospel- Shows why public proclamation is still central to God's evangelistic mission- Provides a history of evangelistic preaching- Includes practical models of public proclamation- Draws on the worldwide experience of two evangelists- An essential resource on evangelism

- Publisher Lon Allison is director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.

- Publisher In some circles public evangelism has fallen out of favor. Many churches are daunted by the prospects of reaching the unchurched out in the open, beyond the walls of their sanctuaries. And many Christians assume that the days of mass public evangelism have passed and instead rely on outreach through private, individual efforts.But the gospel of Jesus Christ has always been a matter of public proclamation. From the earliest days of the church, in every age, the growth of Christianity has been tied to the public preaching of the good news.In this landmark book, evangelists Lon Allison and Mark Anderson issue a stirring call for the revival of public gospel proclamation. They show how God has used evangelistic preaching in the past and how it can be practiced with relevance and effectiveness today. Recovering public proclamation, they argue, is key to the vitality and ongoing mission of the church.An essential resource for evangelistically minded Christians from the local church to specialists in international missions organizations, this guide offers hope that Christianity can again reach the masses in the public square.

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About "Going Public With the Gospel"

Features & Benefits- Calls for the revival of public proclamation of the gospel- Shows why public proclamation is still central to God's evangelistic mission- Provides a history of evangelistic preaching- Includes practical models of public proclamation- Draws on the worldwide experience of two evangelists- An essential resource on evangelism
- Publisher

Lon Allison is director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.
- Publisher

In some circles public evangelism has fallen out of favor. Many churches are daunted by the prospects of reaching the unchurched out in the open, beyond the walls of their sanctuaries. And many Christians assume that the days of mass public evangelism have passed and instead rely on outreach through private, individual efforts.But the gospel of Jesus Christ has always been a matter of public proclamation. From the earliest days of the church, in every age, the growth of Christianity has been tied to the public preaching of the good news.In this landmark book, evangelists Lon Allison and Mark Anderson issue a stirring call for the revival of public gospel proclamation. They show how God has used evangelistic preaching in the past and how it can be practiced with relevance and effectiveness today. Recovering public proclamation, they argue, is key to the vitality and ongoing mission of the church.An essential resource for evangelistically minded Christians from the local church to specialists in international missions organizations, this guide offers hope that Christianity can again reach the masses in the public square.
- Publisher

Meet the Authors

Lon Allison

Allison is director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton CoAllison is director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He previously directed the Evangllege in Wheaton, Illinois. He previously directed the Evangelism and Prayer Division for the Evangelical Covenant Churcelism and Prayer Division for the Evangelical Covenant Church and planted two churches focused on reaching pre-Christianh and planted two churches focused on reaching pre-Christian and nonchurched people. Allison also wrote John R. Mott: Th and nonchurched people. Allison also wrote John R. Mott: ThC

Mark Anderson

Anderson works with Youth With A Mission. He is the founder and international director of YWAM Campaigns, one of the largest evangelistic ministries in the world--conducting significant numbers of citywide evangelistic campaigns around the world each year. Anderson has also served as a pastor and church planter in several different nations. Drawing on his marketing background, he has a passion to develop new models to evangelize and disciple the diverse peoples of the world.

Table Of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • introduction
  • 1. The Power Of Speech
  • part 1: The Wonder Of Public Proclamation
  • 2. The Power Of Public Proclamation
  • 3. Biblical Foundations Of Public Proclamation
  • 4. The History Of Public Proclamation
  • part 2: What Happened To Evangelistic Preaching?
  • 5. The Case Of The Missing Evangelist
  • 6. The Lost Gospel
  • part 3: Let's Go! Taking It To The Streets
  • 7. Preaching Christ
  • 8. Seeking Relevance
  • 9. The Demonstration Of Truth
  • 10. Spiritual Warfare
  • 11. Preservation
  • Epilogue: Faith And Vision--who Will Hear And Believe?
  • Appendix 1: Rationale And Suggestions For Using The Five Points In Presenting The Gospel--dallas Anderson
  • Appendix 2: An Overview Of Follow-up--gary Cobb
  • Notes

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  • Catalogue Code 200260
  • Product Code 0830813659
  • EAN 9780830813650
  • Pages 180
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Missions
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Jan 2004
  • Sales Rank #25266
  • Dimensions 209 x 139 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.200kg

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