Tag: Evangelism

Witness Well

Divine Interruptions

When you walk in the spirit, you never quite know when a person is going to pick your fruit. In John 15, Christians are called to remain in Christ – to hold on to His promises – to trust in His Word.  As a result, we are given the ability to bear fruit – fruit …

Behind the Mike: Observations of being a radio show host

For almost nine months, I was the host of a daily radio program called “Treasure Valley Spotlight” that concluded at the end of March this year. From my experience, I would like to share four observations.  These observations are: #1        “The Harvest is Ready and the Workers are Few” #2        Be thankful for the Truth …

Paul’s Secret to be Content in Life

The Apostle Paul had a special relationship with the church in Philippi. He built that church up and many people came to the faith. In this portion of Paul’s letter to the Philippian church, he is acknowledging a gift that was given to him by the church, probably a gift of money. This gift brought …

A Prayer to Uncover the Mystery of Christ

Everybody likes to read a good mystery. Notice that several of the dramas on television are crime-related and involve a mystery. Through a process of uncovering clues and interrogating key witnesses, the truth is ultimately uncovered and the mystery solved. The truth of the gospel can also be considered a mystery – especially for those …

A Prayer for Energy and Power to proclaim God’s Word

In our busy and hectic lives, we easily grow weary of tending to our spiritual needs. Where do we find the energy and the time to share God’s Word with others? Where do we receive the inspiration? Perhaps the life and ministry of the Apostle Paul gives us some clues. Paul’s ministry centered on the truth that …

Are Christians Too UnChristian?

Many surveys have reported how young people place a high degree of importance on walking the talk. They look for value in the life being lived more than the words being expressed. The Barna Group has comes out with reports from surveys that convey startling beliefs and actions among Christians in American today. In a book, “UnChristian” …

A mission-minded prayer to use my circumstances for His glory

Difficult, even tragic events will come into our lives causing us to question their purpose. A young man bold in his witness of the resurrected Christ was silenced forever by the stone-throwing religious zealots. This tragedy shook the young Christian church, but God used this event for a greater purpose. The death of Stephen launched the first …

A prayer to relinquish liberty to win people for Christ

A Christian calls themselves a servant for the Lord, but what about being a slave? The Apostle Paul considered himself a slave, but not to the Lord as his Master, but a slave to everyone. He did so for one very important reason. Paul was willing to sacrifice his freedom for the sake of others in order …