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By Al Gilbert
Does NAMB still do
evangelism? That’s a question I get from time to time, and the answer is,
In fact, I hope that any
time NAMB is mentioned that the phrase “penetrate lostness” comes to mind,
because this is our mission.
Doing what God has called us
to and what Southern Baptists have charged us with would be impossible without
concerted evangelistic efforts throughout North America.
We long to see every
believer sharing Christ. That is why we still produce dozens of resources for
churches and individuals to use as they share Christ. You can find them at our
God’s Plan for Sharing (GPS) website: gps2020.net/resources
Here are several other ways
NAMB is involved in evangelism:
2010, our spending on specific evangelism efforts has gone from 12 percent
of total expenses to 13 percent of total expenses.
In addition to all of these
efforts focused specifically on evangelism, each one of the churches we help
Southern Baptists start each year is created to have an evangelistic DNA. Our
very definition of a church plant hinges on the fact that it must be
Everything we do at NAMB is
for the purpose of mobilizing Southern Baptists to penetrate lostness wherever
it is in North America—whether a church planter is establishing a new work in
an unreached urban area or a pastor is leading his church through a GPS
outreach effort. This is why NAMB is exists.
Al Gilbert serves as vice president of evangelism and
executive director of LoveLoud ministries for the North American Mission Board.
Date Created: 2/27/2013 10:14:08 AM
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