Integrating Personal Evangelism and Social Outreach Training at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church In Herndon, Virginia
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Chapter 1 highlights the ministry context at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Herndon, Virginia. In explaining the context of ministry, this chapter focuses on the history of the church, as well as, the current environment and context. Chapter 1 includes a description of the purpose, goals and rationale for the project. Chapter 2 establishes the biblical and theological foundation for integrating personal evangelism and social outreach training by examining in detail Jesus' acts of personal evangelism. First, four separate texts from God's Word are discussed in order to demonstrate the biblical necessity to personally evangelize. Chapter 3 focuses on the theoretical outside sources that pertain to the concept of personal evangelism and social outreach. To achieve the goal, this chapter contains content that focuses on various methodologies, techniques, to sharing one's faith with in an urban context. It lays the groundwork for some key perspectives in community outreach, Christian community development. This chapter centers on the interaction between personal evangelism, social outreach, the urban church, and its community. Chapter 4 depicts the project's set up and fifteen-week process. By outlining the project in detail, this chapter allows someone to duplicate what has been done at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Herndon, Virginia. This chapter shows the transition from biblical and theological to practical implementation. Chapter 5 describes in detail the evaluation of the project. The evaluation is a summation of the surveys that were given and other credible feedback that added to the effectiveness of the project. Chapter 5 addresses the strengths, weakness, and changes of the goals set forth at the beginning of the project and examine whether or not the participants has developed through the process.