The Gospel, Missions, and Evangelism

Joe Quatrone, Jr.

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Over the years, I have observed and been involved with many churches – some grew; most did not.  I noticed very few churches experienced growth.  Most came to the place where they plataued, both spiritually and numerically, and then they would gradually decline.  The more I saw this the greater my discontentment became with the status quo of plataued and declining churches.

It has often been said the church is but one generation away from extinction – the point being that personal evangelism is God’s appointed remedy.  Indeed, the church is in trouble!  There is little urgency anymore to win the lost to Christ.  There is no panic to redeem the souls of lost people.  What happened to all the stories of people’s lives being changed, as they were in the book of Acts, where people joined the church every day (Acts 2:41-47)?  Few people are changing anymore.  They’re certainly not…

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