Four Reasons Why Evangelism Died in Many Churches (and How to Reverse the Trend)

Episode #791
March 7, 2023
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Church Answers has documented on several occasions the anemic state of evangelism in many American churches. In this podcast, Thom and Sam examine the reasons behind this struggle, while offering positive and proactive responses.

1. The move away from evangelism has been more incremental than sudden.

2. Evangelism takes significant and intentional efforts.

3. Evangelism typically meets cultural resistance more than any other ministry.

4. In many churches, the doctrine of exclusivity is rejected.



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