Determining Whether a Worship Service is Evangelistic?

Here’s a thoughtful nugget from one of the greatest Christian writers and thinkers of our generation, James I. Packer:

“The way to find out whether a particular service was evangelistic is to ask, not whether an appeal for decision was made, but what truth was taught at it.” (J.I. PackerEvangelism and the Sovereignty of God (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1991), 56)

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