Tag: Encouragement

Witness Well

Four reminders on how all Christians can be competent evangelists

The Lord set forth a mission – a strategic plan – to rescue a fallen world from the consequences of sin. The plan centers around a clear message. The strategy is to incorporate the church to transmit this… Read More

Praise and Proclaim Ministries launches campaign in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Located about thirty miles east of Spokane, the growing city of Coeur d’Alene, ID is situated on a large, beautiful lake and is the host to several resorts and a famous golf course with a floating green. It… Read More

The Secret of a Christian’s Strength to be Evangelists

The feelings of inadequacy are one of the greatest barriers a sincere Christian must overcome to be an evangelist. These feelings can either paralyze or be a prompt to discover that a Christian’s greatest strength lies outside of… Read More

Three reasons why proclaiming the gospel to friends and strangers is so terrifying for Christians

When angels spoke to people in the Bible their first words were usually, “Do not be afraid!” When Jesus sent out his disciples (Matthew 10) to the towns and villages to proclaim His name, he only gave them… Read More

How can I get my members at church to go canvassing?

The empty signup sheets asking members to participate in canvassing hang on clipboards at the back of the church. The thought of knocking on another person’s door is horrifying… even for pastors. Past experiences of going door-to-door prompt… Read More

Praise and Proclaim Ministries launches campaign in Temple, Texas

On a hot and humid Saturday in Temple, Texas, a group of members from Trinity Lutheran Church and a few guests from nearby Austin gathered together to walk the streets and proclaim the gospel. After a full evening… Read More

Is canvassing an effective way to do outreach?

Most Christians express a strong hesitancy over the prospect of canvassing in their community. They ask, “Does it really work? How will people going to respond? How will it impact my church?” The underlying factor behind all of… Read More

How to transition from being children of the Light to proclaimers of the Truth

  In this dark world, believers are called upon to be lights on a hill – salt of the earth. They are meant to stand out – taste different – and sometimes accept the consequences. Rejection. Retribution. When… Read More