Evangelism

How Evidence Helps Doubters Become Devotees

Last Friday I met Tim Freel at the Breaching the Barricade Law Enforcement Conference in Elkhart, Indiana. Jim Bontrager invited me to speak at the conference as part of the 2014 National Peace Officer’s Appreciation Week. Jim’s goal was to encourage and train officers and deputies to become better Christian …

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How Christian Case Making Impacts the Convinced, the Opposed, and the Undecided

I spoke to a group of students at The Ohio State University on Monday evening at the request of their Ratio Christi chapter director, Eric Chabot. If you aren’t familiar with Eric’s work, you probably aren’t following my Twitter feed, where I feature Eric’s blog often. Prior to the event, …

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Three Ways Large Churches Can Effectively Reach the Lost

I had a memorable experience last weekend as I spoke at a large church here in Southern California: Real Life Church in Santa Clarita. I’ve written about large churches in the past, and I will admit I have a soft spot for many here in my part of the country, …

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How Christian Case Making Turns “Free Riders” Into “First Responders”

I’ve been part of a first responder family my entire life. I was born while my father was in the police academy and grew up during his law enforcement career. Prior to his retirement, I entered the academy and my son was born. He watched me serve as a first …

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Is the Church A Cruise Ship Or A Rescue Boat?

When describing the difficulty in creating a more thoughtful version of Christianity in America, I sometimes describe the Church as a large ocean liner. If we, as Christian Case Makers, hope to have a significant impact on what appears to be a sometimes uninformed (or apathetic) Christian culture, we must …

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