Judson Eber Conant lived from 1867 to 1955. He was a pastor and evangelist and served as a field representative for Moody Bible Institute in its early years. Dr. R.T. Ketcham said of him, “I consider Dr. Conant one of the best evangelists on the continent.” I had never read him but am always looking for solid books on evangelism. The main theme of this book (1922) is that evangelism should naturally take place outside the church as each member becomes an evangelist to the lost. He saw the beginning of our own age where the church service is sometimes the only evangelism taking place and the pastor the only one giving the gospel. Conant felt strongly that the church must take the gospel to the world. He also saw the beginning of worldly methodologies used to get people into the church. In those things he sounds much like a Tozer or Ravenhill.
When God Closes the DoorFebruary 1, 2017
The foremost belief of a sinner who refuses God’s grace is that the consequences of that refusal will never come. Surely anyone who truly understood and believed in what the Bible teaches about heaven and hell would not take such a chance as this. But, of course, the fact is that such a person does […]
Good News & Bad News About Human IdentityJune 29, 2015
There are some things about which the Bible speaks clearly and one of those is the makeup of human beings. Yet it is amazing how far away from the plain language of the Bible our society has moved within one generation. In my youth it was risky enough to refer to homosexuals or lesbians rather […]
The God Who SpeaksAugust 2, 2014
“God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds” Hebrews 1:1-2 America is quickly leaving a word-based society […]