A Lutheran Case for Evangelism

Mark C. Mattes

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 12/27/2019

Issue: Telling The Story (Vol. 39, No 4, Fall, 2019)

Because of the “baggage” that the term evangelism carries with it, some have rejected it altogether. But sharing the gospel, the good news, is the central calling of every Christian, and the deep need of modern people—even those who do not know it. The Lutheran tradition has a rich history of evangelism, and theological tools to assist us in “telling the story.”

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