One of the greatest hindrances to evangelism is the belief that evangelists must be educated. I’ve heard it a thousand times: “What if they ask me something I don’t know? I’ve never studied theology. Evangelism is not my thing. I’ll leave it to the guys who are trained to do it.” Wait a minute. We … More Can the Uneducated, Common Christian Evangelize?
A year ago, I received a very unexpected gift – one which would prove to change my life forever. This is her story. Yes, her. A girl randomly assigned to my mentoring agenda. As with everything scheduled by man, this encounter was sovereignly ordained by God. Otherwise, I’m not sure I would have chosen it. … More An Unexpected Gift
Is the Bible really true? And is it the first truth we know to be true? Because if it’s true, and if we decide whether or not something else is true based on it, I’m pretty sure we would live differently. If we really believed the Bible to be true . . . We would … More If The Bible Were True
Two common conversations continue to trouble me. I pose the question to a stranger in the park: “Would you consider yourself a Christian?” “Yes.” “Would you please explain why?” “Well, I go to church . . .” And then the response of some professing Christians to anyone who doesn’t go to church: “You just need to … More Church Is Not the Answer
I’ve made a habit these days of asking myself, “Why do I do what I do?” Why do I eat what I eat? Wear what I wear? Say what I say? Think what I think? Go where I go? Live how I live? Why do I do it? Today’s thought: I love to share the gospel … More Why I Evangelize and Love It
“I can’t believe he wants to hear more. And he doesn’t seem all too annoyed by what I have to say. He must really be listening. He must really want to know the truth . . .” The anticipation grows for hours as you sit in the dark, silent cell you’ve come to call “home.” Your hopes … More Thoughts from A Prison Cell
Welcome to the first edition of December Deals, where we bring you Christmas-n-Truth – for FREE! First a few songs, then something to share with family and friends, neighbors and strangers! #1 : A Christmas song from the Gettys. Authors of In Christ Alone and many other essential songs for the church. Just witnessed their Christmas … More December Deals 0.1