It’s been a little while since we started this series with Brad Peppo, church planter in Dayton, Ohio. As we resume, each video is stand alone, but if you want to refresh or review, earlier installments are here: Peppo Series
In Part 4, Brad talks about how a church and a session can more effectively make outreach an integral part of the ministry of the church. He talks about several things they do to help outreach not get pushed on to the back burner in the demands of ministry in a Reformed church.
Questions for Thought or Discussion:
1) With the demands of a robustly reformed ministry, what helps could you give your pastor to free him up at times for more evangelism? Some may be able to think about significant levels like an intern, but even if not, what small, ongoing ways could you free up some of his time for more evangelism?
2) How can the congregation also play a part in this….that is, how can the congregation help the growth of evangelism efforts? Think even beyond “that they can do evangelism with their neighbors, etc”—though that may be true, how could the congregation also help the church-wide efforts at evangelism as well?
3) What do you think about Brad’s thoughts on doing more church and evangelism events in public so that people see you and perhaps investigate? What things do you do publicly for that sake? Are there other things you could do publicly that people may see what you are doing and ask questions or check things out?