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A Charismatic Approach To Evangelism

This post is part of my continuing series which showcases the strengths of other great bloggers.  You can view other “Blogs I Wish I Wrote” by clicking here.

In today’s installment of BIWIW I’m featuring Lex Loizides’ Blog, which almost daily features a short story from the history of the church.  Currently Lex is blogging through the figures that influenced the First Great Awakening here in America: Jonathan Edwards, John and Charles Wesley, George Whitefield, and others.

The BIWIW comes from Lex’s retelling of a several day period in the life of John Wesley where Wesley approaches evangelism only when he felt moved by the Spirit, much like present day Charismatics.  I appreciate people who are moved by the Spirit to evangelize and have seen amazing fruit from the process.  But if the truth be told, I think many Charismatics miss something in this approach.  To find out how John Wesley faired, continue reading Lex’s post here.