David Wells has written a challenging critique and historical overview of conversion. Turning to God addresses the method of modern day outreach crusades and evangelism. The publication is recommended as it teaches and reminds its readers that conversion is a supernatural work of God.
Conversion is supernatural because “without God’s saving action in Christ, it would not be possible.” The Holy Spirit accomplishes a “convincing work” so that conversion is “desirable.” And then He must supernaturally re-create and regenerate. God’s inspired Word provides “sinners the framework of truth to think.” Wells fittingly argues that without a supernatural work, men and women would not “desire to turn from sin” and “believe in Christ.” [...]