Tag Archives: Witnessing

The Difference Between Christians and Missionaries

Nothing. Jesus said to His disciples: But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth. – Acts 1:8 “You will be my witnesses” That is what every Christian is – […]

A Conversation About Being Saved

A woman with whom I was slightly acquainted approached me recently while I was working in the yard and said, “Can I ask you something?” “Sure,” I replied. She asked, “Do you think I’m a Christian?” { That doesn’t happen every day! } I said “I don’t know.” “Well, I pray all the time,” she […]

There’s No Such (Biblical) Thing As ‘Lay Preaching’

  Sharing the Gospel is not ‘preaching’ in the biblical sense. Yet, too often, it is assumed and called that, when in actuality, it is nothing more than a rejection of pastoral authority. Preaching involves being called of God for the office, being set apart by the Church and sent for that specific purpose. 

Gospel Hoarders

The church began in power, moved in power, and moved just long as she had power. When she no longer had power she dug in for safety and sought to conserve her gains. But her blessings were like the manna: when they tried to keep it overnight it bred worms and stank. – Rick Via […]

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How to Avoid Being Legalistic in Evangelism

Ray Pritchard of Keep Believing Ministries has some wise counsel on how to avoid being legalistic when sharing the Gospel. One of the marks of legalism is an arrogance, a pride, that is ugly. Sometimes, we may profess Christ truly, but do it with a way, and with an attitude that turns people away. How […]

Missions Cost How Much?

You have forgotten your history. How much money did the apostles spend to turn the world upside down? How much did Luther have to alter the entire course of Church History? How much money did Whitefield and Wesley have to turn England inside out? Search and look, and you will find that this is the […]

Are You Negligent?

If you present the Gospel, and people are regenerated by the power of the Holy Spirit, praise God! But if you do not disciple them, pour your life into them, you are negligent in your duties and service to Christ Jesus.

How Do I Answer Objections About Christ?… Great Man & Teacher in History

Probing Question Objection Presupposition Answer What do you think of Jesus Christ? Jesus existed, He was a great teacher  among many, but that’s it. He was a great teacher and man, but not the Messiah, not the Christ, and certainly not God in the flesh. Jesus claimed to be God the Son and Savior to […]

Why The Quran Should Not Be Burned

However, not to give offense to them, go to the sea and cast a hook and take the first fish that comes up, and when you open its mouth you will find a shekel. Take that and give it to them for me and for yourself.” – Matthew 17:27 In the passage above lies a […]

Something Better Than BBQ

I’m Southern, and very much so at that – no apologies. Even if you are not blessed in that particular way, you’ll enjoy this little documentary on Southern culture and the Gospel. This is an inspiring story! Related Post: BBQ Theology

Digital Evangelism – Can We Be Honest For A Sec?

  by John Saddington “Can we be honest for a sec? Seriously. How effective is “digital evangelism” really? I’ve had a few conversations recently that has brought it back into the forefront of my thoughts and I’ve re-engineering my take and perspective on it. I think that it’s somewhat related to my feelings of being […]

A Gospel Summary

Jeffrey C. Nesbitt This is a reply to the question often asked, “What should we include in our Gospel presentation?” What follows is only a summary and the bare minimum that should be included in the whole Gospel. I also believe that it is not necessary, nor many times possible, to bring the whole gospel […]

What Is True Repentance? Ask Pastor Bob Jennings

Posted 3/06/09 @2:10 p.m. (EST)

An Apologetic Challenge To You All

If you are truly a child of God, you have been called to participate in the Great Commission of Jesus Christ (Matthew 28:18-20).  Knowing that, how would you answer this man’s objections to Christianity? How would you approach witnessing to this young man? Are you sure you’re ready to present the Gospel? Where would you even begin? […]

John Piper: On Struggles with Personal Evangelism

The following video is John Piper discussing his own personal struggles with evangelism at the Q&A session of the 2009 Desiring God Conference. This is very up close and personal, and very instructive. Excellent!

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