A pastor in Mississippi called me this evening and said he just ran his third campaign and got 79 new prospects. He said he has run three campaigns in his area and has so many prospects to follow up on that he is training people in his church to visit them and witness to them. The people of the community are excited about a church with a new way to reach people and it is causing quite a buzz. While this is just a short note, expect to hear more from this pastor as he sends us a personal testimony about the thrill his church is getting from his voice broadcasting system.
Occasionally someone will try something new, like run buses, visit the jail, go to a rest home, work with high school kids, or use voice broadcasting. Since we are called by God to win them no matter what the cost, the question is just how long should we keep trying? Do we quit preaching the day no one walks down the aisle? Do we quit running buses the day that the attendance is down? Do we quit soul-winning because there were no results? Do we stop voice broadcasting when the results seem lower than expected? The Bible has the answer in Isaiah: