The focus of this article is on evangelism to Baby Boomers. Why is it important? Is it still relevant? How is it accomplished? What can local churches do This article considers the church's corporate responsibility for the mission, message, and method of evangelism among Baby Boomers.
This article seeks to determine if common demographic variables can be used in formulating a model for predicting small group attendance among adults. Multiple linear discriminant analysis is used to analyzed the data collected. The results do not support the notion that small group attendance can be based on the demographic variables under investigation.
The authors lead the reader through an exploration of the terms used for "teaching" and "preaching" in the New Testament. Both the content and character of the terms are examined.
Based on research completed at Indiana University, the author is proposing a diagnostic model for adult Christian education in the local church setting. The need for such a model is briefly examined. Then, the theoretical model is outlined and presented in graphic form. The proposed model explanation is limited to a discussion of "what" and "why." The question of "how' is left to the insight and skill of the reader. A rationale for the model's development, overall design, individual elements, sequencing, and application is included.