Presentation at Illinois workers' meeting, submitted to THE MINISTRY by request of the workers present. These principles eventuated in an evangelistic effort in Chicago, with Elder Carcich as speaker and the Chicago ministers as supporting workers.
Foreign missions in 1949 are somewhat different from the times of the apostle Paul. They are even different from conditions thirty-five years ago. The world has gone through tremendous changes, and it would be most unwise to ignore these facts.
Eager to launch a city-wide, youth-foryouth soul-winning effort, the young people's leaders and their pastors in the greater Washington area gave study, over a period of weeks, to the matter of what type of project could be used. In response to the kind invitation of the Capital Memorial church board, it was decided that a public evangelistic effort be held in this downtown church.
Last fall it was my privilege to teach a lay Bible instructors' class in the Manhattan church, New York City. Thirty-six were enrolled in the course, but during the thirteen weeks of class instruction the average attendance was almost fifty. A real interest was shown throughout the entire course.