Evangelism

A Challenge for Professionals to Mentor International Students 4

A Challenge for Professionals to Mentor International Students

As International Student Ministries continue to proclaim, “The nations are here,” creative methods of engaging them through friendships develop. Traditionally, we have engaged through friendship partners, church family “adoptions,” conversation partners, conversational English groups, intramurals, class study partners, holiday hosting, cultural events, and a variety of other ways. The purpose of these programs and methods …

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Send 'Em All! 5

Send ‘Em All!

The largest commodity college students have is time. They say they’re busy but that is because they have no idea what busy actually is. Students are send-able and train-able. Once this is leveraged, collegiate ministries can be the greatest launching pads for global missions in the world. In order to reach this potential our ministries …

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How to Become a College Ministry with a Sending Culture 6

How to Become a College Ministry with a Sending Culture

Five years ago it was an anomaly for our students to go on mission projects.  We’d offer them occasionally, but the response was dismal and few seemed interested. We knew that had to change so we began to be more strategic and intentional about how we approached student involvement in missions.  We have seen a …

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The Master Plan of Evangelism and College Ministry 7

The Master Plan of Evangelism and College Ministry

Few books have impacted my approach to campus ministry more than Robert Coleman’s The Master Plan of Evangelism. Don’t let the title fool you. It’s not just another book on evangelism. Instead, Coleman examines Jesus’s relationship with his twelve disciples to see how he equipped them for ministry. These twelve ordinary men led the greatest …

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Sow the Word 8

Sow the Word

Some have recently suggested that downplaying a focus on the authority of the Bible is a necessary evangelistic strategy in reaching people who do not recognize the authority of the Bible. Much of my ministry is focused on reaching people from around the world who have no allegiance to the authority of the Bible whatsoever. …

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