In InterVarsity's next season of evangelism, we want more than decisions. We want disciples. Acts 2 is immensely helpful in this way. This passage highlights the powerful and deep connection between the role of evangelism and the growth of the community. We hope the following five principles will guide how we plan, approve, implement, evaluate, and measure our evangelism efforts.
Ideas for framing each of your chapter's events around appealing to and serving people at one of the five thresholds: trusting a Christian, becoming curious, opening to change, seeking after God, and entering the Kingdom.
Has your chapter ever hosted an evangelistic event where non-Christians enjoyed themselves and heard the gospel message, yet little or no fruit came from the event? Here are five tips to revamp your events by integrating them into an effective evangelism strategy.
The idea of learning and training to be an evangelist can sometimes feels inauthentic. However, a follower of Jesus preparing well for evangelism is as vital as a doctor understanding human biology and a rappelling instructor tying the ropes. Find four tips from Luke 10 in which Jesus models evangelism training for his disciples.
Learn how to create a robust follow-up process that will help your chapter reach out to peers who've gone through a Proxe Station, attended an evangelistic outreach, or indicated interest in InterVarsity at New Student Outreach.
There were many years at Tufts University where no one made a decision for Christ, and the chapter was a small "holy huddle" primarily made up of upperclassmen. No one was thinking about engaging the campus for Christ, and early attempts to try outreach events and Proxe Stations failed. Watch how that all changed.