Tag: Heaven

Witness Well

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 a person steps out in faith, they can’t help but stand out in faith. And people living in …

Three Steps to Create a Zeal for Evangelism

If there is a secret formula for Christians and churches to be actively engaged in sharing the gospel in their community – Jesus has provided one. It is a three step outline that does not rely on what you do, but seeks to strengthen our trust in Christ. The outline starts with our hearts and …

The Kingdom of Heaven is Near

When Jesus sent out his disciples to go door-to-door to proclaim the gospel, He needed the words needed to be simple, powerful, and easy to remember. He told them to proclaim the following message, “The Kingdom of heaven is near.”  (Matthew 10:7) How can we apply this same message to today’s world?

Aligning Expectations for an Evangelist

Expectations can cause a prospective evangelist to either soar with hope or be deflated with doubt. Too often, when improper expectations are left unchallenged, a believer with good intentions can bridle their tongue rather than proclaim His name. Proper expectations that have a biblical perspective are influenced by one important factor. Without this understanding, most …

Finding a Key to unlock the mystery of faith

Sherlock Holmes relied on deductive reasoning. Thomas Edison relied on experiments. Even Benjamin Franklin flew a kite during a thunderstorm. Each attempted to unlock a mystery using skill and intuitive minds. The gospel of Jesus Christ is a mystery. A key is needed outside of a person’s power or reasoning. Without it, a heart will …

A way to find delight in the fear of evangelism – it comes from an unexpected source

The fear of evangelism is a normal response. Trepidation can typically accompany Jesus’ call to carry out the Great Commission. When a soul’s eternity is at stake, even the most seasoned Christian can succumb to fear when God has given them opportunities to proclaim His name. When we examine Scripture and God’s promises, we discover …

Does our image to the world reflect what God sees?

I stare with wonder into the faces of old family portraits. What was life like in the 19th century? What challenges were they facing that was unique to their time? What joys were they experiencing? I look into their eyes for a glimmer of truth. What are they trying to tell me? What are they …

Praise and Proclaim Ministries leads teens to share the gospel in Houston

Praise and Proclaim Ministries concluded a three-day campaign to share the gospel door-to-door in five separate communities in Houston. Teenagers from California, Illinois, and Wisconsin traveled to Texas on their spring break to take part in this outreach campaign. One of the greatest joys for our ministry is to train Christians and watch them step out in faith to share their …