An in-depth study of how to lead people to Christ. Special attention will be given to the theology of all aspects of evangelism including the follow-up. Various methods of approach and presentation will be considered. Emphasis will be placed on evangelism and the local church for conservation of results.
This course was designed in obedience to the biblical mandate supported by Liberty University to evangelize the lost. Its purpose is to train the student to evangelize and to equip others for evangelism in today’s culture, a skill especially needed by the student studying for a vocation in church and para-church ministries.
Textbook readings and lecture presentations
Course Requirements Checklist
After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.
Discussions are collaborative learning experiences where the student creates a five-part thread in response to the provided prompt and interacts with classmates’ answers. A student is expected to reference applicable readings, presentations, and notes in the discussion threads and replies. In addition, the student should use the Bible as a source.
(CLOs: A, C, D; FSLOs:CC3, CC4, CT3, SSI2, CGE3, CGE4)
God's Story Paper Assignment
The student will share how his/her story intersects with God's Story. This paper can be completed by believers and unbelievers. The paper will consist of the following sections:
- Identifying a Sinful Nature
- Accepting or Rejecting the Redemptive Work of Christ
- Living Spiritually
The paper will be 500–750 words. See "Course Policies" for the formatting expectations for assignments in this course. (CLOs: A, D FSLOs: CC1, CC3, CGE1, CGE2, CGE3, CGE4, CGE5, CIL5)
Sharing the Gospel Paper Assignment
The student will write a 750–1200-word paper describing a time this term he or she shared the Gospel. The assignment has two parts:
- Preparing to Share the Gospel.
- Sharing the Gospel
Partial credit may be given for only completing one half of the assignment.
(CLOs: B, C; FSLOs: CC1, CC3, CC4, CGE3, CGE4, CIL5, CT3, SSI2)
There will be 4 open-book/open-notes tests in this course. Quizzes: Introduction, God's Story, and Personal Evangelism will cover the Learn material presented within the assigned Modules: Weeks leading up to the test. Each quiz will consist of randomized multiple-choice and true/false questions, and Quizzes: Introduction, God's Story, and Personal Evangelism will contain an essay question. Each quiz must be completed within a 60-minute time limit. Quiz: Final will be open-book/open-notes and will be cumulative without an essay question; this test has double the points and must be completed within a 2-hour time limit. Study guides are provided to assist the student in preparing for these quizzes. Use all three study guides to prepare for the final.
(CLOs: A, B, C, D; FSLOs: CC1, CC3, CC4, CGE1, CGE2, CGE3, CGE4, CGE5)