Tuesday, November 29, 2016

How to share the gospel-Without the Weird Aftertaste


INTERVIEW
Evangelism, Without the Weird Aftertaste
How to share the gospel without making other people — or ourselves — so uncomfortable.
Interview by Joshua Ryan Butler
Mark Teasdale began life in a "maverick" United Methodist church that emphasized evangelism more than most mainline brethren. When he grew up and moved away, he was shocked to find that many fellow Methodists thought of verbally sharing their faith as a foreign experience. Now, as a professor at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Teasdale teaches a required evangelism course to students who are often wary, if not opposed outright, to the very idea that evangelism is valuable. Pastor and author Joshua Ryan Butler spoke with Teasdale about his book Evangelism for Non-Evangelists: Sharing the Gospel Authentically. 

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