Instead of asking, what motivates us to missionary work, the starting question should be: “What motivates God?” Why would God provide me reconciliation through Jesus? Was it simply because of his love for me?
On a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being “This needs definite work”… 5 being “We rock at this”) rate your church's greeting and guest services practices:
Don't let community service outreach projects become a substitute of personal evangelism
Many people encounter obstacles in their personal evangelism.
I know I have.
Here are some insights from my own personal journals of the obstacles in personal evangelism I have to overcome.
Evangelism without the potential for discipleship is incomplete. The evangelist needs a partner to make disciples.
For an evangelistic talk to a youth group one Friday evening during one seminar weekend, I felt led to build the message around the gospel presentation: The Bridge
When evangelism conversation starter questions are raised in the right time, the search for answers can move a person forward in their journey to faith in giant leaps.