Tag: Apostle Paul

Witness Well

Four reminders on how all Christians can be competent evangelists

The Lord set forth a mission – a strategic plan – to rescue a fallen world from the consequences of sin. The plan centers around a clear message. The strategy is to incorporate the church to transmit this message to the world. Why do we as Christians have such a difficult time carrying this plan …

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 …

Shining Our Light When We Are Feeling Dim

The Light of this world came upon the darkness of this earth to make His glory known. He was the light of the promised Messiah which was foretold, “the people living in darkness have seen a great light.” By trusting in God’s promises a person receives the Light. By remaining in the Light, a believer …

Preparing Our Hearts for Christmas: The Word Entrusts

Before time began… was the Word. And the Word became the Light… and made his dwelling among us. The Word remains today… so that all may believe. It is the Word we celebrate every Christmas – there, wrapped in cloths, and lying in the manger. In the second of a three part series, we prepare …

Preparing Our Hearts for Christmas: The Word works

Words are important. They convey feelings, opinions, and facts. Words are powerful. They hurt, implore, and inspire. Out of love, God sent His Word to bring salvation. The Word became flesh so that we may receive the Truth and the Life. It is that powerful. It is that important. During Christmas, we ponder and marvel …

Evangelism for Introverts

The thought of sharing our faith with others typically causes fear to clutch the throats of most Christians. Guilt will often plague the consciences for those who recall the number of missed opportunities to spread the gospel.

Four lessons to help us accept that nothing happens by accident

Nothing happens by accident.

Two lessons on evangelism for the tongue-tied

Evangelism can be a scary word. I refer to it as the E-word because its frightening. It makes us feel unsafe.