Without a lively connection to pastoral life, preaching can easily become an academic exercise disengaged from the lives of God’s people.
Preaching on Mission
The Millennial generation self identifies as approximately 7% Christian. This is only 2% from being eligible to be classified as an unreached people-group. This means that all churches in North America must regain their missional footing. We are a people on a mission.
Has Church Planting Replaced Evangelism?
“Crusades haven’t disappeared, and churches still teach personal witness. But today, church planting is the default mode for evangelism,” according to Tim Stafford, writing in the Sept. 28 edition of Christianity Today. Stafford writes that the trend among evangelical denominations …