Articles by Bruce Johnston
Our contact with It Is Written has proved a real blessing to the campus, bringing with it the strong spiritual impact that is the inevitable result of a successful student soul-winning endeavor.
It was a venture of faith to conduct an evangelistic field school in South Bend, Indiana—the very heart of Roman Catholic intellectualism.
At EMC we are endeavoring to take the students out into the field to supplement class instruction with participation in practical soul-winning activities.
Another field school in evangelism report highlighting the efforts of this school.
TARGET 80 involves the application of modern management principles to church growth and strategy. It has really captured the imagination of our administrators and departmental leaders throughout the Far Eastern Division. We have already begun to see a strong upward turn since launching this eight-year evangelistic thrust. Many areas have had more baptisms this year than for the same period in 1973. . .
AT THE annual Far Eastern Division council in Singapore in November, 1972, the following action was voted, which brought into being the eight-year strategy that has since been named Target 80. . .
Strategic planning is one of the keys to developing a growing church, maintains Bruce Johnston. Vision alone is not enough; methods by themselves are insufficient. But strategy connects the vision with the methods to make the dream come true.