Tag: Truth

Witness Well

A Way to Start a Spiritual Conversation

Words matter. With eyes of wonder, believers in Christ grasp on to the words of grace, redemption, and justification. These words define the Christian faith. The meaning behind these words appear obvious to the faithful but may have an entirely different connotation to an unbelieving world. And this chasm of misunderstanding is growing wider. It’s …

Reasons for Witnessing Reluctance

Spiritual conversations are becoming increasingly rare in today’s world. Verbally proclaiming the gospel to a lost soul is becoming a lost art and a daunting prospect. Many Christians believers are reluctant to talk about their faith with others and a recent study has proven this to be true.

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.

Praise and Proclaim launches outreach initiative in West Allis WI

With praise on our lips, believers proclaim what Christ has already done for them. Praise and Proclaim Ministries partners with congregations to help members conquer the natural fears of evangelism and discover that sharing the gospel is far more about God than it is about us. This message resonated with the members from Good Shepherd’s …

Redefining Outreach Success

Numbers do not validate a gospel ministry. Statistics do not make a church credible. If not treated with care, our human nature can draw inaccurate portraits from numbers. They can either puff up egos or create a disheartening atmosphere that paralyzes outreach activity. Due to the radically changing landscape within our communities, congregations may rethink …

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?

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.

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 …