Giving Evangelism a Voice Throughout the Year

In a recent conversation with someone who has led Christianity Explored (CE) courses for many years, I heard that running CE three times a year helps keep evangelism in front of the congregation. Evangelism needs an advocate within the church. This CE leader said that you need “Someone to keep it in front of people, …

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Keeping Outreach before the whole congregation in Lake Placid

(Part 3 of 3) Written by Ray Cameron, Pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Lake Place, FL. After we had a group from our church travel to Columbia, SC, for a Christianity Explored workshop hosted by the First Presbyterian Church of Columbia and by Outreach North America, the elders of the Lake Placid congregation were committed …

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Mobilizing People to Share the Gospel in Lake Placid

(Part 2 of 3) First Presbyterian Church Lake Placid, FL, has found the Christianity Explored course easy to use for mobilizing people to share the gospel. They have made a few adjustments to make it easier in their situation. In this blog post, I continue with lessons learned by the leadership team running the course. …

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Learning to Trust the Gospel in Lake Placid

(Part 1 of 3) The Christianity Explored course is flexible. People and churches have run it in all kinds of locations, from living rooms, to church buildings, to community locations. One of the more unique locations for running a course is in a feed and western wear store. First Presbyterian Church, Lake Placid, FL, has …

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Prayer, Outreach, Evangelism, and Discipleship Flow Together

In this post, I want to explain how I see prayer, outreach, evangelism, and discipleship flowing together as we tell the good news of Jesus Christ. Prayer. Prayer is the essential foundation. The process of people responding to the gospel begins and ends with God. New birth begins with God. As we tell the gospel, …

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