Championing a Faith That Works Anabaptist Voice is published quarterly and seeks to interpret Bible truth in a simple childlike way, and to apply Bible teaching to the lives of living saints in a practical manner.
You have left Jerusalem, and now you are being sent to Judea/Samaria. Where are those areas, for you? Who will you meet there? You may well meet folks seeking after the Lord, ‘if haply they might find him.’ Look for the seekers in ethnic groups, soup kitchens, prisons and elderly care facilities.
And now "to the uttermost"--the unreached people groups. How many are there? Where will we find them? And to all who have heard the Great Co-Mission as given by our Lord: Will you be a Goer? Will you be a Sender? Or--will you be Disobedient?
Evangelism was a very important part of the work of the early church. Christians went everywhere telling the good news. But as we read Acts and the epistles we can see that the work of evangelism gradually changed. This essay suggests making evangelism a church calling as well as a personal one.
One of the great duties and privileges of a Christian is to tell others about Jesus. While most of us know this the thought of actually witnessing scares us. However as with many other things in life, the best way to learn is by doing.
From the story of Jesus calling Peter to become a fisher of men instead of fish, learn some parallels to being an evangelistic Christian today. Let us think more of the lost, and what we can do to reach them with the good news of the Gospel! Launch out into the deep!
Paul describes many characteristics of the end of the age. There will be a love of money, arrogance, blasphemy, and disobedience to parents. Intemperance will be common. Conditions will become progressively worse as the church age draws to its close. The days will be perilous!
Discover the secret to being an effective missionary—simply following the example of Jesus. When your life is completely dedicated to the cause of the Kingdom, you can also enjoy the Father’s grace and power upon your life, working success in ways you never imagined.
Youth are very interested in their personal future, but the future of Jesus' pilgrim church is important too. In Revelations 2, Jesus addressed the church at Philadelphia, who faced real-life challenges, but won. Will your church?