The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Evangelists: Habit 5

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Evangelists: Habit 5

January 31, 2017


Today’s post is part of a series entitled “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Evangelists” by Ministry Council member Rob Wolgemuth. Read the introduction here, Habit #1 here, Habit #2 here, Habit #3 here, and Habit #4 here.

Habit #5: Don’t shy away from preaching on difficult, challenging (and convicting) topics.
Here are some sermon titles from each man I found interesting and indicative of their desire to not shy away from difficult passages/sermon topics: George Whitefield:

The Folly and Danger of Being Not Righteous Enough

The Benefits of an Early Piety

The Heinous Sin of Profane Cursing and Swearing

Marks of a True Conversion

“The Eternity of Hell-Torments”

The Indwelling of the Spirit, the Common Privilege of All Believers

Marks of Having Received the Holy Ghost

Of Justification by Christ

Satan’s Devices

Christians, Temples of the Living God

Christ the Only Preservative Against a Reprobate Spirit

The Heinous Sin of Drunkenness

Intercession Every Christian’s Duty

Persecution Every Christian’s Lot

An Exhortation to the People of God Not to Be Discouraged in Their Way, by the Scoffs and Contempt of Wicked Men

D. L. Moody:

The Qualifications for Soul Winning

Does God Answer Prayer?

Tomorrow May Be Too Late

Heaven – Its Hope

Heaven’s Inhabitants


Shall We Meet Our Loved Ones Again?

What Must I Do To Be Saved?

The Precious Blood

The Christian’s Warfare

The Prayers of the Bible

Witnessing in Power

When a Man Sows, He expects To Reap

Christ Seeking Sinners

The Thief on the Cross

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Josh Moody (Ph.D., University of Cambridge) is the senior pastor of College Church in Wheaton, IL., president and founder of God Centered Life Ministries, and author of several books including How the Bible Can Change Your Life and John 1-12 For You.


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