evangelism

Knowing Jesus and Making Him Known Is Vital for the Future of American Christianity

Knowing Jesus and Making Him Known Is Vital for the Future of American Christianity

Christians living in our postmodern, relativistic society are often warned that sharing their faith is the intolerant “imposing” of their values on others. Since being branded “intolerant” is the cardinal sin in our culture, it’s tempting to keep our salt in the saltshaker and our light under a basket (Matthew 5:13-16). In addition, many Christians are unsure whether they know enough to be able to explain and defend their faith with skeptics. They know the basics of salvation but fear being embarrassed by questions they might not be able to answer. The answer is to return to the “gospel” as a “good story.”

Why Christians Must Be as Passionately Devoted to Spiritual Dependence as to Public Excellence

Why Christians Must Be as Passionately Devoted to Spiritual Dependence as to Public Excellence

This week we’re focusing on ways to help people turn to God who do not believe they need to turn to God. We have discussed the importance of demonstrating personally the transformation we then invite others to experience and of building relational bridges out of compassion rather than condemnation. Today, let’s embrace excellence with dependence.

Sharing the Gospel – Jesus style

Sharing the Gospel – Jesus style

All around us, people are looking for healing and relief, which is why it is critical we share the Good News of Jesus Christ with others. But how we do that is just as important. I would like to offer an acronym to help us share the Gospel with our friends, neighbors, family members, coworkers and everyone else we come in contact with — Jesus style — “B.L.A.S.T.”

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