The research looks at evangelistic thrust as an influence to the spiritual development of Seventh-day Adventist Church in Cross River State, which hitherto has been hindered. To realize this, five (5) point purpose of the study was considered, data were collected from the field-work and the study employed statistical, sociological, historical and theological methods in analyzing its data. From the investigation conducted on this study, it is apparent that the following are the major factors that contribute to slow spiritual development of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Cross River State in terms of the church's evangelistic fervor, namely: Dearth of Pastors and Church Growth; Historical Factors and Church Growth; Members’ Active Church Life and Church Growth; Impact of Church on Community and Church Growth, and Misunderstanding about SDA Church and Church Growth. This recommended church organization can be understood through the under-listed terms: The SDA Church in Cross River State should move into communicating her messages in the languages of the people and different cultures in the State. And, the formation of Evangelism Council in all SDA Churches in Cross River State seems mandatory and inevitable in order to sharpen members’ minds and focus on soul winning endeavours.
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