The prospect of sharing God’s Word with others does cause fear and panic for many Christians. The thoughts of “What do I say?” or “What if I say something wrong?” plants the seeds of inactivity in our fertile minds…. Read More
A good farmer knows that when he plants seeds, he can’t expect a harvest the next day. There are elements beyond his control – like rain, drought, hail, wind and flood. Despite any circumstances, he must not give up in… Read More
Back in ancient times, people relied on traveling messengers to hear the latest news. A messenger who brought good news was considered to have beautiful feet. Great joy and relief greeted any good news from the battlefront, especially regarding the… Read More
“We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us.” (2 Cor. 5:20) A Christian believer is considered an ambassador. A government appointed ambassador are sent to communicate with foreign governments and called upon to… Read More
Sharing God’s Word with others is a daunting task. Competing truths, busyness, and distractions add up to what seemingly is a disinterested public towards spiritual matters. When including our own fear and weaknesses, we must acknowledge our need to rely… Read More
Have you ever experienced fear in sharing the message of Christ? Do you battle with guilt from missed opportunities to share our faith? A neighbor makes a flippant comment about the Christian faith and we are tongue-tied. A conversation about Jesus Christ around the water-cooler makes us nervous and awkward. Knowing eyes turn toward us for a response and we only mumble a feeble reply. Mormon missionaries knock on our door at just the wrong time. We’re tired, we’re busy and we make excuses, hoping they will go away. Doesn’t this sound familiar? We get nervous, fearful, and struggle with feelings of inadequacy and the guilt of being unprepared. How do we overcome this?