Evangelism Essay

891 words - 4 pages

Methods of Evangelism
Ramona Ragland
Liberty University Online

Four Spiritual Laws
Summary of Method –As the title Implies, this methodology consists of four Laws, or principles, that stimulate the mind of the non-believer. It accomplishes this by engaging the non-believer on a scientific intellectual level that closely follows physical laws, such as gravity. Each spiritual law, or principle, affects all people regardless or whether they believe it or not.
Advantages of Using This Method –The Four Spiritual Laws presents a clear explanation of the gospel of Jesus Christ. One of the most effective evangelistic tools ever developed, over one hundred million copies have been ...view middle of the document...

Advantages of Using This Method – Emphasizes showing love as a way to open doors to evangelism , simple and often affordable to implement, can be done at any time. Tries to create opportunities to share the gospel. It is a method that does not require extensive evangelical knowledge or public speaking skills. It doesn’t require a large budget, can be done with relative ease, can be exciting and fun, and has a tremendous opportunity to open doors to the gospel. The world accuses Christians of preaching love and not showing love; evangelists critique Christians for showing love and not preaching love. Servanthood evangelism done properly shows love and preaches love, addressing both criticisms.
Disadvantages of Using This Method – The non believer may never take the step to ask “why?” The Gospel requires a response from the sinner. The sinner cannot respond if the Gospel is never shared and if the Gospel is never shared the sinner cannot respond.
Evangelism Explosion
Summary of Method –This confrontational evangelistic method is taught to believers through training curriculum. This method is very simple consisting of only two questions: Do you know for sure that you are going to be with God in Heaven?
Advantages of Using This Method –The advantage of this method demands a response from the non-believer. The believer is faced with the human condition of imputed sin while realizing God’s attribute or righteousness.
Disadvantages of Using This Method – Because true conversion is a turning from something(sin)and turning to Someone (God). It has two sides, one positive and one negative. Combined, they result in true conversion. They may decide on...

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