Posts with the tag “evangelism”
The Mission Next Door
April 15th, 2021
If people outside of the church, “the crowds”, were asked today, of those who actually had even heard of Jesus, the answers would probably be, “a good man”, “an ethical teacher”, “a social activist”, ...
April 13th, 2021
It seems to me that the church at some point stopped proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ and started threatening people with hell. ...
April 12th, 2021
One of the things that has not changed is that we are still called on by Jesus to share the good news of the kingdom of God even when we may not be received well. The fact that others may not want to...
April 11th, 2021
One of the biggest arguments among the various Protestant expressions of Christianity is whether our primary role as the Church of Jesus Christ is to proclaim the Gospel message of salvation or to do ...
Tell Them What He Has Done
April 8th, 2021
I think about my experience of sharing my faith when I was a heating and air conditioning technician and Tony’s story about no one talking to him when they found out he was a pastor every time I hear ...
What is My Witness?
April 2nd, 2021
What is the Church’s answer to the question, “Are you the representative of Jesus on earth, or should we wait for another?” Is the Church of Jesus Christ able to point to acts of mercy, healing, good...
The Faith of an Ousider
March 31st, 2021
Therefore, this centurion was a military leader who was responsible for the forced occupation of Israel. He was not someone on whom one would think the Messiah of God would show compassion....
Recreating With New Cloth
March 25th, 2021
Life is always changing and how we do things is always changing. Over the past 20 years we have seen church attendance drop in all but a very few churches throughout the United States and yet there h...
Worthy of Receiving and Giving Love
March 23rd, 2021
The point of Jesus’ response is not that the Pharisees and their scribes don’t need salvation, but that those whom they have pushed away from God, God is specifically calling back into relationship th...
Throw a Party!
March 22nd, 2021
Our relationship with Jesus was never meant to be kept as a secret for just us. Our relationship with Jesus was always meant to be the doorway for others to enter into the same kind of life changing ...
The Impact of My Faith
March 18th, 2021
I don’t find it surprising that Jesus forgives sin... What I find incredible is that the reason Luke gives us is that Jesus “saw THEIR faith.”...
Why Not Bring Them to Jesus?
March 9th, 2021
We all know someone who is struggling with either, physical, mental, or spiritual sickness. The question that this text raises for me is, “Why am I not bringing the people who I know who are sufferin...
Eyes to See
February 19th, 2021
This is the general call of all Christians. It is not the responsibility of a few specially gifted individuals we might call evangelists. The responsibility of all who claim Jesus as their Savior an...
Myths or Personal Experience
February 17th, 2021
One of the hardest conversations with a nonbeliever, is about why I think there really is a God. Sometimes people will even concede that there might be some “higher power” but not believe in the God ...
Exiles from the Broken World
February 12th, 2021
One of the running themes we find in the New Testament reflects the Old Testament’s prohibition of the Jews mixing with the Gentiles. However, within the New Testament, it is a caution for the “new” ...
Joining the People of God
February 11th, 2021
What an amazing thing it would be if we modeled Jesus’ method of attracting those who were being pushed out and excluded by the religious leaders of his day. Jesus invited the broken and the hurting ...
My Life as a Beacon of Light
February 10th, 2021
The chosen people of God have always been tasked with the responsibility to proclaim the mighty acts of God in such a way that those who have been kept in bondage by sin and death might come out of da...
To God be the Glory
January 15th, 2021
all of us are called to live our lives in a way that brings glory to God. None of us should be taking credit for successes in life....
Living Out the Message
January 4th, 2021
I don’t believe that this Bible passage is written only to preachers. I believe that the responsibility to “proclaim” the message is for all disciples of Jesus Christ. ...
Shout it from the Roof
December 22nd, 2020
When we have become adept at picking out God’s voice among the competing voices, we must also realize that what God tells us is seldom for us alone. ...
Proclaim the Gospel
December 14th, 2020
Proclamation of the gospel is the living out of a transformed life in such a way that it bears witness to that transformation. In other words, it is merely being true to the new life you have receive...
Keep it Simple
December 13th, 2020
I think that one of the biggest mistakes a Christian can make is to argue with someone about the issues of salvation. When we get into an argument trying to defend “Jesus”, we have forgotten what the...
December 12th, 2020
Have you made the confession that Jesus Christ is your Savior? Have you put your whole trust in his grace? Have you promised to serve Jesus as your Lord? If so, your life has also been set apart fo...
Realizing Your Purpose
December 7th, 2020
If you have accepted Jesus as your Lord and Savior, then Jesus has appeared to you. The purpose Jesus now gives to you is to testify to the amazing love of God that makes all things whole. ...
December 6th, 2020
When we stand in front of God with our lives unveiled, with the full truth of who we are, good and bad, on display before the Holy One, God begins to shape us into the image of his Son. ...
December 5th, 2020
We talk about the chosen people of God. And this is true, God chooses peoples to represent him to an unbelieving world. But this call is not a call that makes these peoples an elite and ruling class...
The Work of a Disciple
November 26th, 2020
It is clear that disciples of Jesus Christ are to take every opportunity to share the Gospel with everyone in their sphere of influence. It is life and death work. ...
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