To All Souls, Langham Place for the 2013 Evangelists' Conference.
When people think of evangelism they often to think of large scale events - like the stadium filling crusades of Billy Graham in the 50s, 60s, 70s, & 80s - but the focus of this year's conference was not on large scale events, or even on small groups but on one-to-one interactions between individuals
It comes with a special edition of Luke's Gospel which has a series of QR codes (those square shaped bar code thingies) which, with the aid of a smartphone, you can watch a series of short videos explaining Luke and dealing with some of the most common objections to the Christian faith.
You can view them here
In a world where people know very little about Christianity, but are often curious about spiritual things, an
As for sharing the Gospel in Bermondsey, we might need to customise our own materials - how about some videos filmed on location around the parish, we mused on the tube home - but the idea of doing more one-to-one work seemed definitely worth thinking about - especially in trying to reach men, there being some evidence that the blokes were less keen on small group work than the ladies and might actively prefer the one-to-one approach.
A really good stimulating day with much food for thought. Thank you All Souls.