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CFTROU 0071: Evangelism and the Pastor

Join us for an incredible interview with Pastor Johnny Hunt. Pastor Johnny is passionate about spreading the gospel and encouraging pastors to pursue evangelism more fervently. He shares with us the importance of evangelism in the life of every pastor and how motivating a congregation is key to igniting their passion for this particular calling. We discuss the various initiatives that Pastor Johnny and his team over at the North American Mission Board are implementing to bring evangelism and encouragement back to the forefront of ministry. He also testifies to the remarkable journey the Lord has set him on transitioning from his role as a pastor to his leadership role at NAMB.

Key Points:

  • About Pastor Johnny’s family and his journey with Woodstock First Baptist Church.
  • His role on the North American Mission Board and raising up a new pastor alongside him.
  • Why it is so important for pastors to model and motivate in the area of evangelism.
  • Some of the initiatives implemented to help pastors proliferate evangelism in their churches.
  • What Who’s Your 1 is about, their objectives and how you can get involved.
  • Find out how encouragement is prioritized through the Timothy + Barnabas retreats.
  • What encouragement does in the hearts of pastors and testimonies.
  • How God called him out of the pastorate to be Senior Vice President of Evangelism at NAMB.
  • How Pastor Johnny led through the transition to his successor.

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Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

North American Mission Board

Johnny Hunt

Woodstock First Baptist Church

Who’s Your One?

Timothy + Barnabas

Jeremy Morton on Twitter

Jimmy on Twitter

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