Names recorded by God serve a purpose
The pages of Holy Scripture open and you read names. Names associated with acts of faith, devoted service, or a heinous response from unbelief. In God’s inspired Word, names are recorded and preserved over the course of centuries. What about your name? Read More
A witnessing tip to help overcome the fear of not knowing what to say
We introduce Jesus Christ through His Word! Only through the power of God’s Word can a lost soul receive faith. Jesus is the Word became flesh. He is the gospel. When Christian believers think of proclaiming the gospel as introducing Christ to the world, it can have a profound impact on overcoming our fears. 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 and proclaim the gospel, have you found yourself asking:
“What if nobody is going to listen to me?”
“What if I don’t know what to say?”
“What if I just don’t want to do it?”
It is comforting to know that an important figure in the Old Testament wrestled with the same doubts and excuses when God commissioned him to carry out an important task.
God does provide a solution to confront the “What if?” questions in evangelism. It’s based on trust. 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 think twice when opportunities arise again.
What are ways that a Christian believer can continue to be bold witnesses? It starts with discovering that strength comes from our weaknesses.
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 evangelism apathy. Read More
Praise and Proclaim launches outreach initiative in Tucson
Praise and Proclaim Ministries had the privilege of partnering with Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Tucson, AZ to launch an outreach initiative March 16-17. Located north of downtown Tucson, the church is located in a rapidly growing area called Oro Valley. Established in 1974, the church has over 400 baptized members with two worship services on a Sunday morning. Read More
Praise and Proclaim launches outreach initiative in Lakewood Ranch, FL
In the warmth of the Florida sunshine in early March, Praise and Proclaim Ministries launched an outreach initiative at Risen Savior Lutheran Church in Lakewood Ranch, FL. Located eleven miles northeast of Sarasota and sixty miles south of downtown Tampa Bay, this community is the home of burgeoning growth and private golf clubs along with natural marshlands dotting its landscape. Read More