Category: Encouragement

Witness Well

Lord, help me be moved to proclaim by the sight of what it cost

In the parable of the prodigal son, we are given an image of a patient and loving father who is waiting for his youngest son to come to his senses and return home.

If we are not careful, we may miss another important figure in the story with an equally powerful message. Read More

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

Praying for the Fruit of Patience in Evangelism

Our human nature has always been impatient. It doesn’t require much effort. That’s why patience is referred to as a virtue or an art form. It takes practice. For evangelism, the fruit of patience is a work of God in us. And it becomes one of the most important attributes for believers who are concerned about advancing God’s kingdom. Read More

A witnessing prayer

Witnessing Christ in today’s world is a daunting task.  Competing truths, busyness and the distractions in life add up to what seemingly is a disinterested public. When you include our own fear and weaknesses, a believer needs to rely on God for his power and strength.

The great Christian missionaries of old knew that prayer is an important component to be God’s witnesses. They are songs of praise that come from a heart overflowing with thankfulness to the Lord. “Sing praises to the LORD, enthroned in Zion; proclaim among the nations what he has done.” (Psalm 9:7) Read More

The Old Father and his Lawn

How do believers become inspired to proclaim the gospel? Since evangelism is not a requirement for heaven, nor a means to seek God’s approval. What does it take for Christians to share the Good News with others? A story about an old man and his lawn may give us an answer. Read More

Discovering big breaks come in small packages

One of the greatest promises God gives – and one of the hardest to trust – is that God’s hand is in everything. How do we make that promise real? Read More

Connie’s Story: An inspiring example to proclaim the gospel

Motivated by love for her Savior, Connie boldly went out to go door-to-door and proclaim the gospel. Her determination overcame her limitations and left us in awe… especially when she approached her final two houses. Read More

Proclaiming the gospel can start with a song

Songs begin from the heart. They register profound sadness from broken hearts, spur revolutions as a call to action, or convey deep, transparent love to woo hearts. Proclaiming the gospel can start with a song. Read More