Episode 447: Evangelism in a Post-Christian Era

In Episode 447 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss tips for evangelism in a post-Christian era.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • What to do when current methods stop working
  • What role relationships play in the future of evangelism

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “As I am thinking about evangelism now, I am always considering, ‘What are we deconstructing and what are we reconstructing?'” – @danielsangi
  • “Evangelism takes longer and we have to ask apologetics questions in ways we never have before.” – @edstetzer
  • “When you think about the Engel Scale, there is this idea of in evangelism helping people understand that they do actually have a belief system.” – @danielsangi
  • “What they believe is a belief system. It’s not that they are completely neutral.” – @danielsangi
  • “That unseeded field means that we have to recognize that we have to throw some seed in places and ways, through apologetics and lifestyle evangelism, so that the gospel can be shared.” – @edstetzer
  • “When we look at evangelism in a post-Christian era, we have to be creative in ways we can do life together.” – @danielsangi
  • “Yes, there is still a role for big events proclaiming the gospel, but it needs to be in conjunction with that relational development through the people in your church.” – @danielsangi

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Published December 12, 2019

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