evangelism

‘Every One His Witness’ extends reach with new Spanish language edition

The new edition expands the program’s usefulness to Spanish-speaking congregations, pastors and laypeople in both the United States and abroad.

College students gain tools for evangelism at LCMS U ‘Witness’ conference

The conference, held in Fort Wayne, Ind., offered dozens of sectionals, plenty of opportunities for fellowship, and worship at Concordia Theological Seminary and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

January’s ‘Witness’: Magazine on a ‘Mission’

The Epiphany issue, “Light for All Nations,” examines a range of topics relating to missions and evangelism.

Lutheran Witness: January 2019

What will readers find in LW’s January issue on missions and evangelism? Faith. Conviction. Perseverance. Courage. Hope. Marching orders.

New ‘Every One His Witness’ context module offers response to scientism

The new resource will help Lutherans share the Gospel in a world where many people see science as a god.

Effective Outreach, Part 4: Effective outreach provides appropriate and appealing entry points into Word and Sacrament ministry

It is up to us to provide ways into the Word and Sacrament ministry of our congregation that ease nonchurched people’s fears and keep them from being intimidated.

Effective Outreach, Part 3: Effective outreach fosters relationship-building

If we can learn to intentionally build relationships with nonchurched people, we will be meeting a tremendous need. And we’ll be opening doors to the Gospel for them.

Effective Outreach, Part 2: Effective outreach creates connections with nonchurched people

Effective outreach is the “planting and watering” (cf. 1 Corinthians 3:5-9) through which a congregation intentionally engages nonchurched people in ways that … provide the congregation with means of continuing contact with the nonchurched people.

What Is Effective Outreach? (Effective Outreach, Part 1)

Effective outreach is a critical element of a congregation’s well-being. What is “effective outreach”?

Share It! — Welcoming visitors

Congregation and school leaders share how they make new parishioners and students feel welcome.

‘Every One His Witness’ evangelism program launches website

The website, the second part of the Every One His Witness (E1HW) program, contains videos that apply the E1HW approach to specific witnessing contexts.

Lutheran Mission Matters publishes 50th issue

The Reformation-themed issue considers the past, present and future of Lutheran mission.

Warehouse fire destroys 1.5 million copies of GOOD NEWS magazine

The magazine is published in 20 languages through the Concordia Mission Society and read in over 100 countries.

‘Every One His Witness’ evangelism resource now available from Concordia Publishing House

The program focuses on how to share the Gospel with those in our everyday lives.

Boards and Business: International, National Mission

Reports on recent meetings of the Synod’s Boards for International and National Mission.

Evangelism and the Mirror of the Law: What’s Your Pose?

Speaking the Gospel in love seems good and right to us. But speaking the Law in love seems like a contradiction.