Be the Church
Teaching Pastor, Ethan Bricker, speaks his heart on Evangelism.
- The Barna institute found that 90% of the people who accept Jesus are introduced by someone who has only known Jesus for 1 year or less.
- The Barna Institute found that 47% of American Christians between the ages of 23-39 believe it is wrong to share your faith with someone of another belief. Almost half of Millennial Christians believe evangelism is wrong.
- 27% of American Christians between the age of 40-54 believe it is wrong to share your faith with someone of another belief.
- 53% of non Christian millennials are interested in learning more about Christianity. Their favored method for exploring faith is a one-on-one conversation with a Christian.
"If you love me, you will keep my commandments.”
John 14:15 ESV
“And he said to them, "Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned. And these signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues; they will pick up serpents with their hands; and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not hurt them; they will lay their hands on the sick, and they will recover."”
Mark 16:15-18 ESV
“Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest."”
Matthew 9:37-38 ESV