Coleman's honesty is appreciated as he reminds us of our failure as a church to follow Christ's pattern of evangelism. Coleman also discusses the role of the Holy Spirit in the life of believers, and that Jesus imparted knowledge and teaching to his disciples that was not made available to those on the outside.
Dated Text but Timeless Principles! What emerges are the wisdom and insights of a man who has spent his life pursuing Jesus and His method and teaching others to do the same. Christianity is more of a relationship than it is a religion. Therefore, I have watched my personal interaction with people decrease and my time in the study increase.
He says most evangelistic efforts are directed to the multitudes because of our emphasis on numbers of converts rather than a genuine concern for the spiritual welfare of those that are reached.
Overall this book was well written, Scriptural and pertinent in our lives as Christians. Briscoe, Getting Into God, p. His method was himself. In fact, Coleman exemplifies the much sought-after trait of being brief and powerful.
Yes, I can see now the importance of consecration and the necessary next step of impartation. Coleman identifies eight principles that Jesus embodied in his disciple-making: I read this everyday just before work started. Here is how he puts it: It is packed with tools designed to work efficiently in various congregations regardless of its size or location.
His findings are, indeed, profound, and they bear careful consideration as we, the church, endeavor to be effective in ministry in the 21st century. This year is the 30th Anniversary of Robert E. He says that our methods of preaching to the masses, occasional prayer meetings, and training classes cannot do the job.
Though he does not condemn any specific modern methods of evangelism, he reminds us that we must be consistent with the life of Jesus.
Chapter six is titled "Delegation. One of his most intimate associates betrayed him, he was denied by his most outspoken supporter, and after he died, his former friends went fishing - for fish - not men.
Likewise, we who desire to lead others to Christ ought be willing to obey our master in all things. The Church today, on the other hand, has taken many generations to reach the nations and peoples around her even with thousands of educational institutions to help do the training.
It is a powerful description of what He calls us as His children to do. A careful examination of these principles can be quite convicting. Learning a simple lifestyle will help immensely in preparation: If we want to know how best to make disciples, doesn't it make sense to ask how the greatest disciple-maker of all time did it?
These fit our present context more closely than did the context the disciples had with Jesus. I finished the book wanting more ideas for how the author's observations could be implemented in real life.
We cannot lead others if we ourselves have not first learned to be a follower, and the one we follow is Jesus.He is the author of 21 books, including bestseller The Master Plan of Evangelism. Translations of one or more of his books are published in languag Robert E.
Coleman is widely known for his ministry as a disciplemaker and evangelist, and for many years has given leadership to the Billy Graham Center Institute of Evangelism at Wheaton College, along with the International Schools of Evangelism/5.
Robert E. Coleman (The Master's Way of Personal Evangelism) says the answers aren't found in TV evangelism, easy-evangelism guidebooks, or the latest marketing techniques. Rather, he looks to the Bible, to the ultimate example found in Jesus Christ/5(10).
Robert E. Coleman (The Master's Way of Personal Evangelism) says the answers aren't found in TV evangelism, easy-evangelism guidebooks, or the latest marketing techniques.
Rather, he looks to the Bible, to the ultimate example found in Jesus Christ/5(10). Dr. Robert Coleman set the standard for discipleship and evangelism in the 20th century when he wrote the watershed book The Master Plan of Evangelism over 50 years ago.
Since then, Coleman’s work has sold more than million copies and has been translated into plus languages. In this new. In The Master Plan of Evangelism, the author, Robert Coleman, does an amazing job at presenting Jesus' ministry strategy from a big picture level.
Yet Coleman does so in a way that makes the strategy digestible for replication. Evangelism is not an optional accessory to our life. It is the heartbeat of all that we are called to be and do. It is the commission of the church that gives meaning to all .Download