Jerry Root

Jerry Root is professor emeritus at Wheaton College, as well as a visiting professor at Biola University, Talbot Graduate School of Theology, and Moody Bible Institute teaching C.S. Lewis courses at all three schools. For over 41 years, Root has lectured on C.S. Lewis topics at 78 universities in 18 countries. He is the author of numerous C.S. Lewis-focused books, articles and publications.

How Can We Overcome Our Fear of Evangelism?

We overcome our fear of evangelism, not by trying harder, but by cultivating a deeper love for Christ.

The Greatest Apologetic

God's love, forgiveness and acceptance is a powerful apologetic that can get past any barrier.

3 Perfect Opportunities to Share Your Faith

Stay alert to these three contexts that are ideal for evangelism.

What Is the Role of Apologetics in Evangelism?

Christians have used apologetics to support faith throughout the history of Christianity, but what is the greatest apologetic?

Share Your Faith Like C.S. Lewis

Though C. S. Lewis didn't consider himself a theologian or evangelist, he sought to persuade others of the truth of the gospel through his writing.

Pointing People to Jesus Offers Rest

The problem was—and is—that not enough laborers are willing to recognize that hearts will remain restless until they find their rest in God, and to point them to Jesus.

Quit Squirming: 3 Reasons We Don’t Share the Gospel

"Resting in the very love and forgiveness of Christ authenticates our witness and gives it vitality."

What Can We Learn From Early Church Evangelism?

How can Christians of the past positively affect the ways we share Christ with others today?