Articles by M. K. Eckenroth
a new experiment program at Columbia Union College
Sermon for launching an evangelistic campaign.
On evangelistic objectives and techniques.
How to approach the public in our evangelism work.
We need to review anew our concept of soul-winning work and its place in our budget of finance and time.
LEIGHTON FORD correctly declares that the Christian is true to his calling only when he is engaged in evangelizing the world about him. He quotes Archbishop Temple by saying, "The church is the only organization on earth which does not exist for the sake of its members." 1 There has been a tendency among some in recent years to downgrade evangelism. But a new day is dawning for gospel outreach. . .
"Do your people know you love them? How do you express it?"
A significant fact regarding this meeting, held in the heart of the nation's capital, is that our leaders have set the pace for our evangelists in proclaiming to the world what we know to be truth as it relates to our times and their meaning.
APPLIED religion introduces the theology major of Columbia Union College to certain basic principles in ministerial practicum that we believe will provide fundamental preparation for the further training he will receive at the Theological Seminary at Andrews University. . .
Has the Catholic Church stolen a march on us by actually putting into practice on a large scale the "evangelistic center" idea?
"Jesus was the great master evangelist."
The continuation of the original one started in March
The growth of the ministerial training program.
June 19, 1948, was a Sabbath long to be remembered in the history of the Cortland, New York, Seventh-day Adventist church.
The Spirit of prophecy was decades in advance of the times as concerned the need and procedures for gospel and evangelistic techniques.
At the outset we can catch a glimpse of the fundamental principles underlying the meeting of the problem of prejudice.
THIS AGE has been called the Age of Aquarius, but it might also be labeled as the Age of the Anonymous. Society has demanded new systems of labeling of foods, drugs, clothing; in fact, almost everything one buys. Why? The answer lies in the anonymous marketing of almost everything. A natural suspicion has arisen. It has been proved to be justifiable time and again. . .
For some time the Ministerial Association has sponsored a handbill exchange, with many of our evangelists cooperating.
The health message has rightly been called "the right arm of the message" by God's messenger. I have always felt that a successful evangelistic program should incorporate all the basic fundamentals of the message, and in connection with my meetings have included special health lectures, demonstrations, and food displays.
The question of identifying the sponsors of our evangelistic endeavor is a very real one for any Adventist preacher who goes into the field to hold a series of meetings.
A look at the ten steps of Evangelistic preparation.
Whenever an evangelist of the advent cause " begins a series of public meetings, the enemies of truth gird for a struggle to the end.
Continuing our look at how to approach public evangelism.
As time goes on, the role of a pastor as a counselor increases in importance.
The importance of personal work in public evangelism cannot be overemphasized.
I have had correspondence from a minister whose letterhead carries the inscription, "Department of Practical Theology." This is most heartening and assuring, for certainly this is the only kind of theology that in the final sum and substance is of any value.
Biblical Exposition and Homiletic Helps
To make the message live as it is being presented is the constant problem of the Adventist evangelist. We need, as never before, effective aids in illustrating the message.
Therefore also I have lent him to the Lord; as long as he liveth he shall be lent to the Lord.
Talk prepared for the Ministerial Association Institute, 1962 General Conference session.
Changes at Columbia Union College
A look at a simple advertisement plan.
A most interesting experiment in evangelism was recently carried out by the students of the Hawaiian Mission Academy, who held meetings in the Manoa Valley housing area in Honolulu.
Report from a recent seminary extension school.
Radio evangelism in action
What is spearhead evangelism?
"As with radio, so television has come into being at a time when vast, earth-shaking events are occurring in our world."
Here we are on the verge of eternity, and we stand with pitifully small evangelistic budgets while we face soaring costs to maintain the overhead and understandable demands for additional physical facilities.
One cannot overemphasize the necessity of giving most careful thought to the full use of message-filled, attractive, approved literature.
The content of an evangelistic reading room
The technique of another Bible School of the Air
The searching words found in John 13:27 are, of definite significance to the workers of Christ's church today—"That thou doest, do quickly."
"Just what is it that makes a sermon have the old ring?"
The report points out significantly that America is now enjoying the greatest period of church membership among its citizenry.
How is training in our schools best to be approached?
Training college prepared workers
THE HEARTTHROB, the very life, the center, the core of real evangelistic preaching, is found in Dob bins' statement that "Christ is the center and circumference of disciple winning. This is the supreme lesson which John learned and which he would share with us. All the plans and purposes of Christianity gather about a Person. Unless Christ is at the center, all theology and ecclesiology eventually become false and futile. . .
What test can compare with that of being called upon to sacrifice the miraculous son of one's old age?
Worship consists of three major functions—appreciation, communion, and offering. Evangelism has as its objective the function of being the vehicle through which men and women are brought into a knowledge of and a fellowship with the true and living God. This article examines the close relationship between them.