Fishing and Evangelism - What Do They Have in Common?


A Plea for Fishing (Evangelism)
By Dr. Chris Gnanakan

https://chrisgnanakan.wordpress.com/2008/04/03/a-plea-for-fishing-evangelism/
https://chrisgnanakan.wordpress.com/
“It came to pass that a group existed who called themselves, and lo, there were many fish in the waters all around them. In fact the whole area was surrounded with by streams and lakes filled with fish that were hungry.” (Read more about this article, click the link above.)

Everything I Need to Know About Evangelism I Learned Fishing
By Bill Brown
SBC Life

http://www.sbclife.net/Articles/2005/06/sla7
http://www.sbclife.net/
“Serving as a professor of evangelism and North American church planting involves considerable travel… In a previous article I explained how I had learned many truths about sin from fishing, but fishing contains more lessons than just those on sin. After all, everything I need to know about evangelism I learned fishing. Here are several theological insights from my field research.” (Read more about this article, click the link above.)

Fishermen That Don’t Fish
By Pastor J.D.
J.D. Greear Ministries

https://jdgreear.com/blog/fisherman-that-dont-fish/
https://jdgreear.com/
Pastor J.D. writes about the core objective of Christianity, and that is to follow Christ to become fishers of men. It is easy to be lost in the theological and philosophical web of Christianity and forget the real reason why Jesus called many to serve.

Fish or Cut Bait – Evangelism
Fellowship Baptist Church

http://fellowshipcollingwood.com/messages/fish-or-cut-bait-evangelism/
http://fellowshipcollingwood.com/
An audio message that talks about a Christian’s decision to tell the personal story of what God has done to everyday people that we meet and the struggle, believers experience, in having the courage to share the good news to others.

Gone Fishing
By Lance Moore
Ministry Matters

http://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/2232/gone-fishing
http://www.ministrymatters.com/
This article highlights the current trend of Christian churches regarding Evangelism. It discusses the in-depth knowledge of churches have regarding evangelism and yet has not grown effectively in terms of soul winning. The writer gives details on what churches should do to actually go out and fish for souls, not just learn how to fish.

Lessons from Fishing Apply to Evangelism, Warren Says
By Jon Walker
Baptist Press

http://www.bpnews.net/10930/lessons-from-fishing-apply-to-evangelism-warren-says
http://www.bpnews.net/
If you want to be a successful fisherman, you don’t look for the most comfortable spot on the lake. Instead, you go to where the fish are and you make it easy and attractive as possible for the fish to swallow your hook.” (Read more about this article, click the link above.)

Pictures of Evangelism #1: Fish
Evangelism Explosion

http://evangelismexplosion.org/pictures-of-evangelism-1-fish/
http://evangelismexplosion.org/
“From catching fish, they have now been called to catch men for Christ. Since that time, the Holy Spirit has been calling men and women away from the affairs of this world to a life of catching men and women for God.” (Read more about this article, click the link above.)

The Evangelistic Seminary
By Dr. Malcolm B. Yarnell III
Baptist Theology

http://www.baptisttheology.org/white-papers/the-evangelistic-seminary/
http://www.baptisttheology.org
“From beginning to end, there is a twofold determination in the heart of the New Testament that ought not be quenched: it includes, first, a desire to follow Christ; it includes, second, a necessarily correlative passion to call other people to follow Christ.” (Read more about this article, click the link above.)

The Marks of a Real Soul-Winner: How to Identify a Fisher of Men
https://www.biblebc.com/Studies/Stand_Fast/marks_of_a_real_soulwinner.html
https://www.biblebc.com
In an outline format, you will learn the identifying marks of a real fisher of men. Read this article and learn how to become a real fisher of men for Jesus Christ.

Workplace Evangelism: Fishing out Seekers
By Ruth Siemens
Tent

http://tent.goweb.no/resources/articles/fishing-evangelism
http://tent.goweb.no
“Fishing evangelism gives me joy! But I remember how I used to struggle. Most Christian workers struggle with evangelism and so rarely do it. Even many missionaries minister mainly to other believers.” (Read more about this article, click the link above.)