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The Debate Around Evangelism

I was recently in a discussion with a dear friend of mine about how we should be about the task of Soul-winning or should we. Before you jump on your soap box and have a heart attack let me explain. The discussion was around “Door to Door Witnessing” as opposed to what he referred to as “ Relational witnessing .” This is not saying that we should not try to win souls, only pondering the most effective method. I was raised in Michigan and attended an Independent Baptist church with a large bus ministry and a thriving Sunday school; averaging over 750 weekly (this was back in the 70’s). The pastor preached soul winning from the pulpit, and taught it in the Sunday school.   Dozens of people, from teenagers to adults, would gather at the church for a quick bite to eat, and head out into the neighborhoods around Flint, Michigan to visit those that had attended for the first time,   maybe those that missed, or maybe we were given a name of a friend that someone would like to see atte