Try this prayer walk evangelism exercise. [Read more…] about A Sample Prayer Walk for Your Community
Personal evangelism, at least in my circles of influence, seems to be a dreaded word.
At its mention, some people feel queasy, the hairs stand on the back of their neck, people want to secretly leave the room.
On the opening night of our Listening Evangelism Conferences, one participant in Michigan simply said
“Evangelism scares us.”
Many books on personal evangelism tell stories of personal fear of evangelism.
Evangelism is scary for many, for a variety of reasons?
Why does one have to be brave?
Here is a list that I have compiled over the years of teaching workshops and seminars and the most common responses that I get to the question
“Why are you afraid of evangelism?”
Pick any blog on personal evangelism, and one will encounter a conversation over different gospel presentations.
- What points must one share?
- What happens if I forget a point?
- Can I mess it up?
On one hand, it’s great to be concerned about messing up. [Read more…] about 6 Different Gospel Presentations for Personal Evangelism
A church greeter I never met invaded my personal space.
An apathetic church greeter gave me a bulletin while talking to a friend.
A church greeter wore so much cologne that my eyes watered when standing in his presence. [Read more…] about How to Give Constructive Feedback to Your Church Greeters
Every Sunday, I see commentary on Twitter about:
- Joy at serving as a church greeter.
- Complaints about experiences with rude church greeters.
- Sarcasm aimed at unprepared greeters at church.
- Nervous greeters announcing how nervous they are.
- Comments that are generally inappropriate for church greeters to make.