The Apostle Paul’s Journey to Faith in Christ

The Spiritual Journey to the Christian Faith

Jesus also said, “This is what the kingdom of God is like.A man scatters seed on the ground.Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sprouts and grows, though he does not know how.All by itself the soil produces grain—first the stalk, then the head, then the full kernel in the head.As soon as the grain is ripe, he puts … [Read more...]

Your 50% in the work of Evangelism

The balance of evangelism scale

Steven Furtick blogs about not putting unnecessary burdens on ourselves while sharing the gospel.He calls it “Your 50%”.Essentially, Furtick calls us to remember thatWe are called to bear witness to our faith. God is responsible for calling people to respond in faith.The proclamation of the gospel message through word and deed is … [Read more...]

The Nudge of the Holy Spirit

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Have you ever felt that Spirit-led nudge that pulls you to talk or pray with a stranger about their spiritual life?This kind of nudge is more than an intuition.  It’s the voice of God inviting you to join Him in His redemptive work.It’s God speaking to you through the Holy Spirit.I think it starts off as a feeling of “there is … [Read more...]

30 Days of Prayer: Day 12 – The mystery of conversion

Growing the small church

"Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sprouts and grows, though he does not know how." - Mark 4:27 How does the seed grow? I remember science projects I did in elementary school to make seeds sprout.We played with the variables of soil, light, water, and even gravity (by using a record player) to see what might happen.I … [Read more...]

Links in the Chain Video

Links in the chain of conversion

One of the greatest insights for my personal evangelism is the realization of the role of the Holy Spirit in Evangelism.The Holy Spirit is the divine agent the Father uses to draw people to Jesus.The Holy Spirit Prepares the Way by creating spiritual thirst.  Along the way, various events and conversations form Links in the Chain of … [Read more...]

Experiencing a Christian Conversion

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Last night, I watched a deeply powerful film.Faith Like PotatoesThe story is based on the book of the same name about a real-life South African farmer named Angus Buchan.  Buchan accepted Jesus at a moment of crisis and began experiencing miracles, ranging from sudden rain putting out a wildfire to reviving a woman struck by … [Read more...]

Systematic Theology and Postmodernism

Note: Over the next few days, I’ll be sharing some thoughts on postmodernism and evangelism.  To keep the articles readable and short, they are spread out over a few days.  Grab the RSS feed to get new articles automatically. When I went to seminary, great importance was placed on Systematic Theology.  I read works byWayne Grudem, Systematic … [Read more...]

2 Keys for Reaching a City for Christ

Keys to City Reaching

Not to long ago, I spoke at a Missions Congress on Cross Cultural Missions.The event was awesome and I shared the stage with expositors from Costa Rica and Honduras.The organizers wanted me to share on the theme of “Reaching my city for Christ.” Reaching my City for Christ For two to three weeks, I meditated on that theme, praying, … [Read more...]

The Art of Noticing People

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A moment with strangers Have you ever been with a group of people and felt like you just needed to talk to that person over there?A sense that God was pointing out that particular person?Phillip (in the story of Phillip and the Ethiopian Eunuch) was prompted to “Go Stand next to THAT chariot.”Of all the chariots on the road that day, … [Read more...]

How the Holy Spirit Directs Evangelism

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The most liberating portion of our teaching on evangelism is showing the advance working of the Holy Spirit.  In this presentation you can see how the Holy Spirit prepares the way for your evangelistic conversation. Holy Spirit and Evangelism View more presentations from Chris Walker. … [Read more...]