Category: Praise and Proclaim Ministries

Witness Well

Praise and Proclaim launches outreach initiative in Corvallis OR

With a heart full of praise and thanksgiving for what Christ has already won for us on the cross, our lips proclaim his mighty works to the world. Members at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Corvallis OR partnered with Praise and Proclaim Ministries to receive evangelism training so that they may go out into their community and confidently witness their faith to others. The Lord blessed our weekend together. Read More

Praise and Proclaim launches outreach initiative in Toledo OH

When you treat people with love and respect before proclaiming the gospel, most will respond back politely. This is what members from New Hope Lutheran Church in Toledo, OH learned when they went out into the neighborhood surrounding their church to plant seeds of the gospel. And the Lord opened doors for them to declare a brief message about what Christ has already done for us. 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

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.

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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.

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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