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Concentric circles of concern

by W. Oscar Thompson

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Published by Broadman Press in Nashville, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Witness bearing (Christianity),
  • Evangelistic work

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW. Oscar Thompson, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4520 .T57 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination168 p. :
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3789529M
    ISBN 100805462333
    LC Control Number81067488

    Before publishing his book, Concentric Circles of Concern: Seven Stages for Making Disciples, Thompson got cancer and died. His wife, Carolyn, saw that his work made it to publication in , and Claude V. King, a great admirer of Thompson’s book and method, got permission to revise and expand the book in Content summary/5(1). 2. The presenter draws a Circle of Influence within a Circle of Concern on a second flipchart. The presenter and the group can then transfer the issues raised into either the Circle of Concern or into the Circle of They might use role play to explore proactive language and behaviour in terms of the issue presented. They can draw up an action Size: 1MB.

    This review was written for Concentric Circles of Concern, Revised. This book changed my perspective on evangelism from something that required a technique or process to something you live out daily. Needless to say living daily with an evangelistic outlook is a more biblical approach than trying to remember the steps or scripture verses used 5/5(4).   Concentric Circles of Concern is an excellent tool in the arsenal of evangelism resources for any evangelist. The love of God and the importance of a strong relationship with him and others permeates through every page of this book. It is a must have for the library of any Christian serious about evangelism and discipleship. Liberty University.

      Sharon Salzberg is a meditation teacher and the cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. She is the co-author of Love Your other books include Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness, Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation, and Real Happiness at Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace.   Concentric Circles of Concern: Seven Stages for Making Disciples authored by W. O. Thompson in has been revised by Claude B. King and Carolyn Thompson Ritzmann. The new release date was on 9/1/ through Broadman & Holman Press. The book is advertised as *the* authority for evangelism among “Christian” schools and churches today.


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The “Circle of Concern” includes the wide range of concerns you have in your work and life – including health, family, finances, national debt etc.

Everything you include inside the circle is a concern and matters to you and everything outside the circle is of little or no concern to you. Thompson's book, Concentric Circles of Concern, is a book that everyone within the Church community can read.

It helps illustrate that a person does not have to be a missionary to have a mission. The mission field is all around them. It is their family, friends, neighbors, associates and acquaintances/5(37). Concentric Circles of Concern opens with an explanation of what might very well be the foundation of the rest of the book, the “ most important word in the English language, apart from proper nouns” (p 8)—relationship.

Relationship according to Thompson is how the early church transmitted the gospel and how it is to be best transmitted today. Before publishing his book, Concentric Circles of Concern: Seven Stages for Making Disciples, Thompson got cancer and died. His wife, Carolyn, saw that his work made it to publication inand Claude V.

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Nashville: Broadman & Holman Publishers, Author Information W. Oscar Thompson, Jr., was an instructor at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in the area of evangelism. He was a pastor for twenty years before joining the seminary staff and was also president of the Oscar Thompson Evangelistic Association.

In this stylish re-issue of W. Oscar Thompson's classic book on evangelism, Thompson shows Christians how to spread the love and good news of Christ by building and repairing personal relationships.

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Presumably my mind only remembers the points that were important to me at the time. Concentric Circles of Concern Essay Sample. Oscar Thompson, the original author of Concentric Circles of Concern, was a pastor for twenty years before teaching personal evangelism at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

He also served as the president of the Oscar Thompson Evangelical Association. Concentric circles of concern. Oscar Thompson. Broadman Press, - Religion - pages.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. The Most Important Word.

Discovering and Liking the Real You. In Concentric Circles of Concern, Dr. Thompson gives specific details on how best to share Christ's love by meeting the spiritual needs of close family first, followed by friends, and then all others, moving outward in concentric circles.

Published posthumously, this books remains a living testament to Dr. Thompson's innovative method. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 21 cm: Contents: The most important word --Discovering and liking the real you --Shaking the family tree --Your Judea, your Samaria, and your world --The greatest step--intercession --Love is--meeting needs --Overcoming barriers --Building bridges --Confrontation --The real purpose of life --Disciple.

In his book "Concentric Circles of Concern" Oscar Thompson, Jr. gives the reader a fresh new idea in reaching people with the gospel in the 21 st Century.

The author speaks from a wealth of experience as he was a pastor for twenty years before joining the faculty of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in the area of evangelism. Concentric Circles of Concern From Self to Others Through Life-Style Evangelism by Carolyn T. Ritzman Author Claude V.

King Other. ebook. and foreign countries. This book hits readers where they live, teaching them that the most effective way to witness is through a simple plan of meeting the needs of close family first, then friends.

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