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On this episode of Missions Pulse, David Joannes interviews Paul Worcester, founder of Campus Multiplication Network, director of Christian Challenge, Author of Tips for Starting a College Ministry, Do More With Less Time, and the co-author of the new edition of The Fuel and The Flame with Steve Shadrach. He regularly contributes to The Gospel Coalition and Campus Ministry Today.
Paul Worcester talks about why the mission is not canceled, the power of introverts on mission, intentional relational evangelism, how Gospel appointments are working in a post-Christian era, expecting more from God, and a passion for college students to meet Jesus.
We are experiencing a global pandemic. But Paul Worcester is hopeful. He says that most people come to Christ in the midst of trouble or transition. This is the perfect time for believers to bring hope like never before. It’s time to poise ourselves in a posture of expectancy, praying for the harvest on the horizon.
The urgency of evangelism is more caught than taught. Paul Worcester experienced this for himself as a Christian leader disciples him into a deeper walk with Christ. At the presence of Jesus, he gained a heart for the lost around him. Now he is passionate about raising up a generation to reach those in their spheres of influence.
Sometimes we overlook the power and effectiveness of introverts. We often see extroverted individuals at the forefront of pulpits and pedestals. But it is often those who like to remain in the background that can have the deepest impact on another person’s life.
We’ve heard of the amazing revivals taking place around the world. Do we really believe that this kind of revival explosion can take place in America? Where do your expectations lie?
Are people really open to spiritual matters? Many will say that it is difficult to share their faith in a post-Christian society. Paul Worcester says the opposite. The problem isn’t with the harvest. The harvest is plentiful. The problem is that we have a lack of laborers. It’s time that you start sowing the Gospel broadly and expect God to move in peoples’ hearts.
Evangelism is contagious. And God knows that we need fuel for the fire. How do you go about reaching people with the Gospel? Intentionality is a major key. That coupled with a relational touch will transform lives.
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