Articles by John K. Jones
Suggestions for leaving within your means.
The problem of personal finance.
A fourfold discussion of opportunities and duties.
Presentation from Southern Union Conference, Chattanooga, January 7-14, 1943
Now and then we hear the suggestion that the need of evangelists to enter the large cities and towns is not as urgent as it once was, but that the work of God will be finished almost entirely by the lay members.
In view of world conditions in general which point unmistakably to the nearness of probation's close, it is a sad fact that, charged as we are with a special message to a doomed world, our evangelistic, soul-winning work in America is not advancing as rapidly as the time and circumstances demand.
The mad rush for possession of money has caused the world to lose its sense of spiritual values, by making money its god.
Living as we do in the mad rush of this age, with everything geared to high speed, there is danger that in carrying out the mechanical details of our appointed work, we shall permit this whirl of the mechanics to dull our spiritual vision.
The most important problem facing our ministers in the field is that of winning souls for the kingdom of heaven through the preaching of the threefold message of Revelation 14:6-12.
For the past decade or so, when earnest effort has been made to reach the masses in our cities through public efforts conducted by strong evangelists, the impression has obtained among many that it is impossible to carry on successful evangelism in the vast centers of population unless large sums of money are made available by the conference treasury.
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