Tag: TRUST

Witness Well

God uses our “small turfs of grass” to answer big prayers

It’s funny how much smaller everything looks then what you remember as a child. It reminded me how often we tend to miss a big God in the smallness of everyday life.

The Lord is my caregiver… I lack nothing

If the Lord is my shepherd, can I really trust in him?  The familiar words of the twenty-third psalm answer this question and can resonate during times of uncertainty. The Lord paints a portrait of what it’s like to be wholly dependent on him. The Lord is not just my Shepherd; he is my caregiver.

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 is also the site of a brand new church called The Vine. And Praise and Proclaim Ministries …

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 six words – simple and straight-forward. He spent the rest of the chapter letting them know how …

God’s commission for evangelism is sandwiched between a reminder and a promise

When God calls His people to action, he typically begins and ends with a promise. He provides words of assurance that God is God and we are not. He provides words of comfort to calm our fears. He promises His presence to let us know that we are not alone. When it comes to God’s …

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 …