Obnoxious Habits in Personal Evangelism – The out of place transition

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Yesterday, I enjoyed a personal day with my family and a few friends.We checked out of life, drove to the beach, and stared at the ocean for hours, while our children dug the proverbial hole to China.The conversation among the adults was awesome, as relationships were being strengthened as our families continued to learn about one … [Read more...]

Tim Keller’s 10 Personal Evangelism Tips

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Let people around you know you are a Christian (in a natural, unforced way) Ask friends about their faith – and just listen! Listen to your friends problems – maybe offer to pray for them Share your problems with others – testify to how your faith helps you Give them a book to read Share your story Answer objections and … [Read more...]

Christmas Party Icebreaker to Start Spiritual Conversations

Christmas Party Icebreaker

Here is a sample Christmas Party icebreaker and conversational guide that is similar to the one found on page 38 of Christmas Party Games from Creative Youth Ideas.You can use this icebreaker as a Christmas party game for adults, for youth, and for kids.You can probably find this party game for Christmas everywhere on the Internet but what … [Read more...]

5 Great Spiritual Conversation Questions

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What are some conversational starter questions that might lead to deep spiritual discussions in your personal evangelism?Here are 5 as written out in Organic Outreach for Ordinary People: Sharing Good News NaturallyThe following is directly quoted from page 190.Here are some questions that could move your conversations with … [Read more...]

Sharing your faith with no results

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Why do some people express great interest in the gospel of Jesus Christ, yet they never cross the line of faith and discipleship?Perhaps you've spent time sharing your faith (maybe a few years) byDeveloping authentic relationships with non-believers Faith sharing conversations over dinner Answering difficult questionsYet, they … [Read more...]

How to kill spiritual thirst

How to crush spiritual thirst

You've probably seen it:An opening in a conversation when a non Christian expresses their spiritual insight, or opens up about some restlessness in their heart.Then well-meaning Christians become a one-way torrent of gospel information about what a person needs to believe and why other religions are wrong.Or maybe you've seen … [Read more...]

Purpose of Evangelism Training

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Have you ever felt like you've been caught off guard?Imagine sitting in a coffee shop talking about life with a friend.The conversation begins to go deep about some personal issue: your friend is confessing a deep sense of remorse over some sin in their life and how they seek forgiveness.Your friend looks at you and says: How do I find … [Read more...]

4 Steps to having more Spiritual Conversations

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Evangelism is a process that includes many conversations with a person on their spiritual journey to Christ.You might be a stranger who has one conversation (like with a fellow passenger on the airplane), or a close friend that is able to have multiple spiritual conversations that shape a person's journey to Christ.As an evangelist and … [Read more...]

Book: Organic Outreach For Ordinary People

Organic Outreach for Ordinary People

In Organic Outreach for Ordinary People: Sharing Good News Naturally, author Kevin Harney sets out to show us a way that ordinary people can do evangelism.The book offerssolid theology of appropriate Bible passages specific actions steps one can take after each chapter, Questions for personal and group reflection.Kevin looks at … [Read more...]

Podcast: Developing a Sowing Mentality – Gary Rohrmayer

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Has your church plateaued in it’s evangelistic effectiveness?Perhaps, your church has stalled out in its evangelistic passion.  People are not coming to faith and your members are not really engaging people into finding faith in Christ.    The life-saving station has become the club of comfort.Yet, other churches continue to grow year after … [Read more...]