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A Shift of Interest

While I was traveling across Europe last Spring, I stumbled upon an article by Ed Stetzer, a well-regarded pastor who holds the Billy Graham Distinguished Chair of Church, Mission and Evangelism at Wheaton College as well as serving as director of the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism. The article was entitled, “Why Do Christians Keep Inviting You to Church?” Pastor Stetzer’s main purpose was to defend the practice:

“On a recent Sunday, I stood up at Moody Church, an evangelical church in Chicago where I am interim pastor, and encouraged people to invite their friends to our Easter services. I reminded the congregation that Christians should be committed to the task of evangelism, that Jesus commanded it.”

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