Tag: sharing God’s Word

Witness Well

People like Jesus not the church

I don’t think too many people object to Jesus when they see him as a teacher, philosopher, or a champion for social injustice. People like Jesus and are attracted to him, but they don’t like the church. This… Read More

Properly Gauging Outreach Success

How a person defines success in evangelism can have a large impact on proclaiming the gospel. If we are using the wrong gauge, it can severely hamper our efforts or cause us to not say anything at all.

God’s Foolish Errand

God works through the power of his Word to bring salvation to all people. God commissions his church – his body of believers – to go out and spread his Word to the world. Is that God’s foolish… Read More

Prepared to witness at the most unlikely places – even Toledo OH

When the Bible tells believers to always be prepared to give an answer for the hope that we have in Christ, he means it. Opportunities will spring up to proclaim the gospel when we least expect it. Instead… Read More

Confronting the “What if?” questions in evangelism

Doubt breeds a distracted heart. Whims supersede trust in God’s promises. Questions lend to inactivity — especially when it’s something we know the Lord wants believers to do. When God commissions us to go out into the world… Read More

Four discoveries when Christians exercise their faith and proclaim the gospel

Chuckling in your face. Wincing in disapproval. Polite smiles with a faraway look in their eyes. God’s Word has that effect on lost souls. When believers receive disappointing responses from proclaiming the gospel, it can cause us to… Read More

The Noah’s Ark approach to evangelism

  The construction of Noah’s ark is a compelling picture – and one that could describe a common approach for evangelism in today’s world.

Guarding against evangelism apathy

In the carrying out of the great commission, churches can be a gathering place for believers to receive instruction, encouragement, and fuel to go and make disciples. If not careful, churches can create a “bystander effect” that generates… Read More