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Helping Those who Struggle with Their Salvation
Few things are more terrifying to a believer than if he or she struggles with whether or not they are actually saved. How do you help those people feel certain that they are going to heaven?
Confrontational Evangelism: Advantages and Pitfalls
Is confrontational evangelism a good method and approach? To answer this question, let’s take a look at two advantages and two disadvantages of this evangelism method.
Using a Method to Share the Gospel: Relational or Robotic?
Sharing Christ with unbelievers can be challenging. It’s important to be prepared to evangelize but be cautious that you are not being trite or superficial.
Why tracts matter (and when to use them)
Non-Christians are more interested in receiving a tract than Christian’s are in distributing them. So why do Christians hesitate to use this tool as they evangelize?
How We Can Hinder Evangelism
1 Corinthians 13: 4-6 contains several helpful reminders for us when it comes to sharing the gospel. It shares both what love is, and what love is not. If we do not approach with the right kind of love, we can hinder our reach in evangelism.
Avoid These Three Enemies of Evangelism
An “enemy” of evangelism is anything that hinders or prevents the proclamation of the gospel. Sometimes these “enemies” are not obvious. Like stealth bombers, they can go undetected until they damage or destroy our witness. Let’s look at these three enemies of evangelism, envy, boastfulness, and arrogance, to see why they are a problem and how we can prevent them.
How to Practice Patience and Kindness in Evangelism
Almost everyone has heard about the man who prayed, “God, give me patience and give it to me now.” In evangelism, that is not merely a bit of humor, it’s a plea that all of us ought to make to God each day as we interact with the lost.
Reviving Your Care for Others
Naturally, we only care for one person: ourselves. Just as a river flows from one way to another, we effortlessly think about ourselves. Paul talks about this common condition throughout his letter to the Philippians. He invites us to a solution, a way to live the life God intends for us to live. And it’s more fulfilling than we dare to imagine.
How to Reclaim Your Time with God
If we want to grow in our relationship with the Lord, we need to spend time with Him. It can be challenging to have a “quiet time” when our world and schedules are not quiet. How can we reclaim our time with God and make the time fruitful and vibrant rather than perfunctory and mundane?
The God Who Sees Us
Stories like this don’t happen without an advocate being willing and able to share the Gospel…. which can turn the undecided heart of a client toward choosing life in Christ for themselves as well as life for their unborn babies.
2023 Reset: Invite Repentance Back into Your Life
If we were to list “the dirty words of Christianity,” repentance would be near the top of the list. But a lot of that has to do with the fact that we have failed to place it in its proper light. Repentance, in the minds of many, has a safe place in our lives as something non-believers must do to turn to Christ for salvation. But is this true? Isn’t repentance for anyone who is struggling with sin?
An Unanticipated Resolution for the New Year
When our resolutions are not “me” focused we are able to cultivate a lifestyle of serving others. We should strive to fixate our focus on the Lord. Our communion and commitment to God is crucial to our outreach and ministry to others.
Prioritize These Three Relationships During Christmastime
It’s so easy to sprint through the presents to buy and the food to make and the places to be. If this happens, our hearts can feel empty whenever the time comes to pack up the tree and stockings.
But this Christmas doesn’t have to be that way. If we prioritize relationships during the holiday season, we can find contentment and joy even in the long list of “to-do’s.”
Beyond the Manger
How do you use a manger scene to lead someone to greater mission of what Jesus has accomplished for us? This blog shows you how to lead someone to message beyond the manger.
From “Failure” to Fruitfulness
Failure in evangelism can be a great place to build a foundation for fruitfulness. Learn how God uses people to accomplish His purposes and creates gospel opportunities.
Three Common Lies About Failing in Evangelism
What if we have misunderstood what failure in evangelism is? If we misunderstand what evangelism is, we can easily think we have failed even if we haven’t. Understand what the Bible says about evangelism and learn to see failure for what it truly is.
One Crucial Principle when Sharing Christ with Relatives
When sharing the gospel with relatives, we need to approach the subject of evangelism and family with intentionality, prudence, and care. Learn how to apply the “Golden Rule” when sharing the gospel with your family members.
How to Uncover the Gift of Evangelism in Your Church
Learn why the gift of evangelism seems nonexistent in the church and how to characterize the gift of evangelism in your church.
Reaching the Reluctant Relative
It can be difficult moving conversations toward the gospel with reluctant relatives. People who have not chosen to follow Jesus can fall into certain categories regarding their reasons for rejecting Christianity. Learn four of the most common categories for persistent unbelief and offer some short suggestions for moving a conversation toward the gospel.
Q3 Missionary Update | The Gospel Spreads in Mexico and East Africa
See how Christians are being trained and gospel is being spread across South America and East Africa as God works through EvanTell to change lives for His glory!
Four reminders for reaching family members in today’s culture
Sometimes, our relatives seem to be the hardest ones to talk to about spiritual things. So, how do you go about reaching those with the gospel in your own family? Four ideas may be both encouraging and helpful.
3 Steps to be More Relational in Evangelism
You don’t have to have a long relationship with someone before you share your faith. But we always want to be relational when we share. Here are three steps to becoming more relational in evangelism.
Why Resistance to the Gospel is Ultimately Spiritual – Every Time
Learn about the real reason for resistance to the gospel and how understanding the real problem helps us in sharing our faith.
Navigating Conversations with Religious People
We are called to reach nonbelievers, even those with religious convictions apart from the gospel. Learn eight tips on how to navigate conversations with people who have religious convictions.
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