Book Review: Evangelism as Exiles

In March 2019 The Gospel Coalition published Evangelism as Exiles: Life on Mission as Strangers in Our Own Land by Elliot Clark. The Gospel Coalition does not publish a lot of monographs, so this one caught my attention. I had also been thinking a lot about Paul's instruction to Timothy to "do the work of an evangelist" (see …

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Do the Work of an Evangelist

In Paul's final charge to Timothy, he instructs him to "do the work of an evangelist" (2 Timothy 4:5). The word "evangelist" only occurs three times in the New Testament: Acts 21:8 as a description of Philip, Ephesians 4:11 as one of the gifts to the church, and here in 2 Timothy 4:5. There is …

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Review of “Controversies in Mission: Theology, People, and Practice in the 21st Century”

The Evangelical Missiological Society's 2016 volume, Controversies in Mission, edited by Rochelle Cathcart Scheuerman and Edward L. Smithers contains papers from the 2015 Regional Meetings and National Conference. The book is divided into four parts: Part One, Biblical Perspectives and the Theology of Mission Part Two, The People of Mission Part Three, The Practice of …

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