The church is the crucial center of the African-American community. Yet, while countless books have addressed individual aspects of church life, no comprehensive resource has existed that expertly explores the full scope of African-American church ministry.
Until now. Written in the proven format of the Institute for Black Family Development, Evangelism and Discipleship in the African-American Church supplies a wealth of insight on winning and building disciples for Jesus Christ in the black community. In five parts, this book covers: ? History of African-American Evangelism ? Taking the Lead in Evangelism and Discipleship ? Training Laborers for Evangelism and Discipleship ? Practicing Evangelism and Discipleship at Home ? Going into the Field
The contributors are all noted authorities on their topics, which range from the churchs role in evangelism to Christian education to youth and college ministry to the workplace and more. Here at last is a guidebook for pastors, evangelists, teachers, and church workers who have longed for a complete, one-stop resource to help their church fulfill the Great Commission -- Publisher
From the Publisher
How to Evangelize and Disciple African Americans explores virtually every major aspect of church ministry and spiritual formation in the African American Church today. Such well-known contributors as Dr. Willie Richardson, Dr. Lloyd Blue, Dr. Carolyn Parks, and other experts and specialists examine the various roles involved in Christian and church life, including the church's role, the pastor's role, the husband's and wife's roles, the professional's role, the youth and college role, and many more. Developed according the same proven format as other books produced by the Institute for Black Family Development, this book is the first to gather together into one volume expert insights that address the whys and how-tos of the complete scope of African American church ministry.