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Good Soil Evangelism Online

This course is an active, group-learning experience, similar to the classroom version. Throughout the course, you will actively connect with your facilitator(s), fellow learners, and the conceptual content.

More About Good Soil Evangelism Online!

Who It’s For

Good Soil Evangelism Online is ideal for pastors, mission leaders, missionaries, youth leaders, deacons and elders, other church leaders, or anyone else looking to make lasting, life-altering impacts, personally or through their ministry organizations.

If you find yourself stalled in your missional or evangelism efforts, this online course will help identify where and why you are struggling and will provide you with the skills and ministry resources necessary to reach your friends, neighbors, co-workers, relatives, and others who need to hear God’s good news, the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Course Description

    • This course is an active, group-learning experience, similar to the classroom version. Throughout the course, you will actively connect with your facilitator(s), fellow learners, and the conceptual content.
    • Typical group size is 6-15.
    • Time Length: 15 days (starts on a Wednesday and ends two weeks later on Wednesday)
    • Engagement time: total of 14-16 hours, which includes two 60–75-minute video conference meetings with the whole group.
    • You are asked to invest 45-90 minutes in the course every day. You have flexibility as to when in the day you complete your assignments, but assignments are due each day (with a smaller amount over the weekends allowing flexibility for choosing your day off.)
    • Assignments include reading, listening, watching video clips, individual reflection, group brainstorming and problem solving, group forum discussions, individual prayer and planning, Internet exploration, field practice conversations, and a teaching assignment. Accountability is provided for completion of all the required activities, and you receive personalized feedback from your facilitator(s).



Understanding the Good Soil Theology of Evangelism

  • “Good soil" as defined by Jesus
  • The Good Soil E&D scale
  • Initial contact and relational evangelism
  • The problem of worldview noise
  • Worldview noise case studies from the early church
  • Worldview noise in your host culture
  • Peeling the worldview onion
  • Identifying gospel knowledge deficiencies
  • Evaluating gospel presentations
  • Penetrating worldview noise with the Bible's redemptive story

Preparing to Use The Story of Hope

  • Becoming acquainted with The Story of Hope Bible study book
  • Practice telling God's story of hope in 15 minutes or less
  • Practice teaching some key events from God's story of hope
  • Expanding/shrinking the accordion—flexing the use of The Story of Hope
  • Practice using the ChronoBridge to help unbelievers embrace the gospel
  • Leading unbelievers to a personal faith response

Training for Sharing God's Story of Hope
in a World of Competing Faiths and Cultures

Engaging, interactive, and FUN learning!

Location

This training is based online hosted by the ABWE's GoodSoil Ministry:

522 Lewisberry Road
New Cumberland, PA 17070

Registration

$90 per participant

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