Churches that have a clear follow up plan for first time church visitors know that their follow up all starts with inviting your first time guests to fill out a church connection card.
I watched the story. I found myself near tears.
I saw the story of a church that welcomed a guest for the first time and made such a great “welcome home” impact that another soul was added to the kingdom of God in a matter of weeks.
Someone found a spiritual home. [Read more…]
On New Year’s Day, Pastor John Maxwell shared a sermon with Christ Fellowship church about Paul’s passion for personal evangelism.
As I got to the end, I nearly cried with him. [Read more…]
What are some tangible signs of spiritual thirst?
Spiritual thirst is the evidence of God the Father drawing a person to Jesus.
It is the work of the Holy Spirit and the core habit of personal evangelism I teach about in the “Effective Conversations DVD.”
But what does spiritual thirst look like? What are those signs of spiritual thirst that will help you to see how the Father draws a person to Jesus?
I see tangible signs of spiritual thirst from the story of Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch.
- You confidently answer a question about why you follow Jesus.
- Your friend asks you how you became a Christian and you give a clear story.
- You share the gospel story without being tongue-tied.
Just this week, I met a church member who felt that evangelism was not doable because he felt he had
- no talent,
- no skill,
- nor verbally eloquent like his pastor.