Is Street Preaching Still Valid?
Air Date April 6, 2013
Street preaching used to be a primary means of proclaiming the gospel, but now it's rarely practiced. Are Christians dropping the ball or simply communicating the gospel in a more culturally relevant way? Julie Roys will discuss the issue this Saturday on Up For Debate
with Jon Speed, an advocate for street preaching, and Chris Walker, an advocate of relational evangelism. That's this Saturday at 8 a.m. on Up For Debate
Jon Speed is the pastor at Christ is King Baptist Church in Syracuse, New York. He is also author of the book Evangelism In The New Testament: A Plea For Biblically Relevant Evangelism.
Chris Walker is an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and is the principal writer for Evangelism Coach. Currently he serves as pioneer faculty for missions and evangelism in the Americas with Dunamis Fellowship International.
Nathan Colquhoun is the director of Storyboard Solutions and the pastor at theStory.
Julie Roys has become a trusted voice of biblical wisdom on Moody Radio, earning an audience through her weekly commentaries and appearances on The Morning Ride. Julie came to Moody Radio in 2007, after taking a 13-year hiatus from broadcasting to raise her children and serve in youth ministry. Prior to that, Julie worked as a TV news reporter for a CBS affiliate in Indiana and as a newswriter for WGN-TV and Fox News in Chicago.
Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Wheaton College and a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University. Julie and her husband, Neal, live in the Chicago suburbs and have three children.