Imagine unsuspecting passengers getting in his car and then experiencing Tony proselytize. I have a problem with this. I wouldn't like it if a Buddhist or Muslim Uber driver tried to sell me their religion.
Chuck O'Neal, Beaverton Grace Bible Church, Jeff Rose, Dr. Edward Delcour, Mike Gendron, Mike Stockwell, and Robert Gray, Evangelism Reformation Conference, Reformation Fire Conference https://twitter.com/ChuckONeal_/status/883432785221894144 *** I don't have a problem with those tweets. On the surface, they are fine. But even false teachers get things right. The Bible tells us: For certain individuals whose… Continue reading Pastor Chuck O’Neal Continues to Pull the Wool over His Evangelist Friends’ Eyes
I've been out of commission a bit this week, having out-of-town visitors, and a quick trip to Portland for a wedding. I had to drive down Walker Road a few minutes ago to pick up my son, and drove by my old church, Beaverton Grace Bible Church. As I drove by the church, I noticed… Continue reading Is this normal?
Phil Johnson, Tony Miano, Grace Community Church and Public Rebuking for Bad Public Behavior *** Last week, I posted this article, Open Air Preacher Tony Miano’s Insensitive Tweets after Nepal Earthquake Disaster, after Tony Miano sent out this tweet: There was an enormous negative response on Twitter directed towards Miano from Christians and non-Christians alike. Tony Miano has… Continue reading Phil Johnson, Tony Miano, Grace Community Church, and Public Rebuking for Public Behavior
*** Kathi digests dissects an "evangelism" video. *** This "how to" video on evangelism caught my attention not too long ago. Oh, there's so much about this video....Where to begin? Before we get into the video itself, let's look at the man in front of the camera. This is Eric Hovind of Creation Today. Eric is… Continue reading Fast Food Evangelism
*** There are various ways Christians respond to Halloween. What is a balanced response? *** I have a hunch that Halloween can bring up some legalistic triggers for people, so I wanted to make sure to give an opportunity to discuss it. Kathi shared this on the SSB Facebook page: Guilt… Continue reading Christians and Halloween: What’s a Christian to do?
Ken Ham & Creation Museum claim to have an evangelistic tool, but who is it promoting, Ham or Christ? Sorry, Ken ... just not kosher. Have you heard of the children's book, Flat Stanley? The character in the story, Stanley, gets bonked on the head by a bulletin board while sleeping, and is flattened. The… Continue reading Ken Ham uses “Flat Ken” as an Evangelistic Tool? Or Maybe a Slick Advertisement Campaign Geared to Children to Promote His Business?
*** Digging a little deeper, analyzing the public words and behavior of Tony Miano. Does his behavior reflect a spiritual abuser and bully? Is this a man who should be in public ministry open air preaching and evangelizing? *** A reader sent me a link to Tony Miano's Facebook page cover photo (larger photo). Miano describes it:… Continue reading Tony Miano: A Case Study in Spiritual Abuse and Bully Behavior
** The gospel, and the many ways and opportunities in which it is presented: Creation debates, evangelism, street preaching, etc. ** Watching social media discuss the Ken Ham vs Bill Nye creation debate, a word kept coming popping up all over the place: the gospel. Let's first look at its use within the widely publicized… Continue reading Ham vs Nye Creation Debate and What Does a Good Gospel Presentation Look Like?
* * * A woman was in the midst of sharing the Gospel with a man. When the Wretched folks found out she was sharing the Gospel to a man, they ask the woman to pass the phone to Todd Friel. Why??? * * * Wretched is… Continue reading Todd Friel: Interrupts a Woman Sharing the Gospel Message with a Man so He Could Do it Instead
* * * Many evangelical churches offer a Halloween alternative. Instead of scaring children with skeletons and ghosts and goblins, children can walk through church-sponsored "Judgment Houses" or "Hell Houses" where the message is essentially, "are you going to make the right choice or end up in hell?" * … Continue reading Judgement House and Hell House: Youth Evangelism “Halloween” Outreach Ideas