Learning Evangelism from Jesus

Learning Evangelism from Jesus Studying Jesus Conversations With Diverse People In His Day, Jerram Barrs Draws Lessons And Principles For Attractively Communicating The Gospel To Unbelievers In Our Day.Living In A Culture That Is Opposed To Christianity Tempts God S People To Conform, To Retreat, To Be Silent But Jesus Showed The Way To Live Faithfully Before An Unbelieving World.As The Greatest Evangelist, Jesus Exemplified How To Attract People To The Gospel He Modeled How To Initiate Spiritual Conversations Full Of Grace And Truth Christian Evangelism, Then, Both In Theory And Practice, Must Be Shaped By His Pattern.Seeking To Articulate The Passions And Principles Present In Christ S Life And Words, Longtime L Abri Staff Member Jerram Barrs Has Studied Jesus Diverse Encounters With People Throughout The Gospels Each Chapter Of Learning Evangelism From Jesus Recounts One Of Those Stories, Draws Useful Lessons For Readers Lives And Communication Of The Gospel, And Concludes With Questions For Further Reflection And Application This Highly Practical Book Will Guide Christians In How To Live Before Unbelievers And How To Love Them Into The Kingdom, Just As Jesus Did. God s Heart for the UnbelieverProf Jerram Barrs is deeply aware of God s great for the unbeliever, and shares in that heat with our Heavenly Father In this book, he gives us windows into the myriad approaches of the greatest e
Earmarked, underlined, highlighted This book is now one of my favorites as it dispelled some questions concerns about the character of God and filled in the blanks to allow me to love Jesus eventhan I did beforehand. Convicting, encouraging study of Jesus interactions with unbelievers within the Gospel narratives Barrs highlights several startling aspects of these encounters and then draws practical principles for Christians as we graciously engage with those outside the Church I especially appreciated his thoughts on Jesus willingness to leave his listener s hanging the rich young ruler , to provoke introspection with questions the teacher of the law , and to humbly admit need and ask for help from
Although I was a little hesitant about this book at first, it turned out to be an excellent read I was leary in the beginning because of the title Evangelism can have a lot of baggage to it In my experience, evangelism books often try to present a one size fits all approach That has never worked out for me in real life Barr s book does just the opposite though or maybe I should say, Jesus does just the opposite, and this book has made explicit note of that One of the main themes that Although I was a little hesitant about this book at first, it turned out to be an excellent read I was leary in the beginning because of the title Evangelism can have a lot of baggage to it In my experience, evangelism books often try to present a one size fits all approach That has never worked out for me in real life Barr s book does just the opposite though or maybe I should say, Jesus does just the opposite, and this book has made explicit note of that One of the main themes that continued throughout, was the fact that each person was different, and were coming to Jesus with different intents Some were Pharisees trying to trap Jesus in some way or another, others were women social outcasts, and some were tax collectors powerful but shrewd citizens
Love this book Barrs bringing some insight into how Jesus interacted with different types of folks Each chapter focuses on a different story some are parables but most are stories of Jesus I was especially challenged to look at everyone through the lens of love Jesus love It s not
Excellent readA new perspective approach to evangelism based on the greatest evangelist whoever lived highly recommended reading for those who long to reach the lost. Excellent book about how Jesus interacted with people while he was on earth Biblical Practical Chris approved There is a simplistic beauty in learning evangelism by observing the record of Christ s work in Scripture Coming from an evangelical tradition where Scripture is held as the guide for all wisdom in life, it seems completely natural to look at Jesus in this way There are many methods of evangelism in the modern Christian scene but in my experience, I have not had the pleasure of encountering a philosophy of practicing evangelism that sought to base its understanding and method on the example o There is a simplistic beauty in learning evangelism by observing the record of Christ s work in Scripture Coming from an evangelical tradition where Scripture is held as the guide for all wisdom in life, it seems completely natural to look at Jesus in this way There are many methods of evangelism in the modern Christian scene but in my experience, I have
A must read along with its companion volume, The Heart of Evangelism I enjoyed the second volume , though that may be because of the solid foundation built here Read this first, then the second Here Barrs puts flesh and meat on the skeleton laid out in the previous volume, making it afulf
I ve always been challenged by Jerram I m moved to repentance and faith whenever I m exposed to his teaching I wasn t sure what another book on evangelism would produce, but I found it a great joy to read Very good insight into Jesus approach to evangelism that corrects so many of my own flaws.

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  • Paperback
  • 283 pages
  • Learning Evangelism from Jesus
  • Jerram Barrs
  • English
  • 15 June 2018
  • 1433503182