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Sharing the Good News
I believe evangelism is important. That’s why I am pleased with some of the latest efforts among Southern Baptists. Many of you have heard about the “Who’s Your One?” initiative championed by Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) President J.D. Greear.
Others may be familiar with the upcoming Baptism Sunday (Sept. 8) promoted by the North American Mission Board. Some of you may have even heard about the evangelism spotlight with SBC Executive Committee President Ronnie Floyd that will take place at the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s annual meeting in November.
Yet, when I think about evangelism, one of the first thoughts I have is about Pakistani brothers and sisters I met in 2017. Here is an excerpt about them from an article I wrote:
The Good News is unstoppable.
“Pakistani Christian refugees have many reasons to remain quiet about their faith. Many of them have lost family members or were brutalized for their belief in Christ. Even as they flee persecution and seek resettlement, they often risk imprisonment under strict immigration policies in [Thailand and] other countries.