Credibility is an important character trait for successful business leaders. It is also important for Christians to display when they proclaim the gospel.
The feelings of rejection and disappointment often accompany evangelism. Jesus provides an example of how we can respond when a friend or neighbor rebuffs our attempts to witness.
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.
With brilliant fall colors in display across the Minnesota Valley, Praise and Proclaim Ministries partnered with Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Mankato, MN to go out into the community and proclaim the gospel. The Lord shined his face upon the weekend.
Following Jesus is not comfortable, nor easy. He regularly challenges believers by defining what it means to live a redeemed life. He does that by stretching our comfort zones and shedding light on misplaced priorities.
God’s ways are not our ways. His thoughts are not our thoughts. Perhaps what baffles us the most about God is that he uses believers to carry out his highest purpose – to bring people to heaven.
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.
Then Jesus said to his host, “when you give a luncheon or dinner, do not invite your friends, your brothers or sisters, your relatives, or your rich neighbors; if you do, they may invite you back and so you will be repaid. But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, …