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Witness Well

How pre-judging others has a serious effect on evangelism

When God chooses to reveal himself, he does so in ways that are unmistakable. In a world full of distractions and choices to amuse ourselves, spiritual matters can easily take a back seat. God can remain hidden for those who have no time for Him. He can depart from those who have little respect for …

How evangelism rests on trust and what you possess

A pastor at a recent mission conference stood up and made a startling statement. He no longer uses the word “faith” when he is talking to people about believing in Christ. The word no longer has the same connotation that accurately reflects the biblical definition of what faith means. When sharing the gospel with others, …

Is being a humanitarian enough to convey the full love of Christ?

What is the greatest definition of love that God calls on all Christians to freely give? He gave us the perfect example.

As a child grabs a mother’s face, God lovingly grabs our attention

As a child grabs her mom’s face and turns it toward herself to get her mom’s attention, sometimes God grabs our face through people, circumstances, or events and turns it towards Him – to focus on what He is trying to tell us. Oh, we can shake off the gesture or look everywhere but to …

Shining Our Light When We Are Feeling Dim

The Light of this world came upon the darkness of this earth to make His glory known. He was the light of the promised Messiah which was foretold, “the people living in darkness have seen a great light.” By trusting in God’s promises a person receives the Light. By remaining in the Light, a believer …

Preparing Our Hearts for Christmas: The Word Entrusts

Before time began… was the Word. And the Word became the Light… and made his dwelling among us. The Word remains today… so that all may believe. It is the Word we celebrate every Christmas – there, wrapped in cloths, and lying in the manger. In the second of a three part series, we prepare …

Thoughts on sharing the Gospel — when you feel like a loser

When Christ commissions those who trust in Him to go and share the message of salvation, the world can appear as mountain peaks that are too insurmountable to climb. Our good intentions to serve God and be evangelists can seem like a series of lop-sided defeats, especially when we don’t do any witnessing at all. …

Praise and Proclaim Ministries teaches Christians the joy of sowing God’s Word

Ambassadors for Christ deliver a message of reconciliation to all people. The message centers on what Christ has already done for us on the cross. It is a proclamation of victory! The Lord commissions believers in Christ to sow the seeds of the gospel. By embracing this role, Christians find joy and peace by leaving …