I love Baptists. I was saved in a Baptist church and went to a Baptist college (for a year anyway.) I currently attend a Baptist church and have preached in tons of Baptist churches across the nation. And if there's one group that predominately attends our Dare 2 Share
“Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” Matthew 4:19
If you are truly following Jesus the inevitable result will be a lifestyle of evangelism. Jesus guaranteed it in Matthew 4:19. When you follow him he will direct you to go and reach people
I've had the privilege of preaching at churches from coast to coast over the last 25 years of ministry. In the process I've talked to countless pastors, church leaders and youth pastors about how their churches are doing when it comes to growth and the reasons for it. On one
1. Consistently pray for your unreached friends, family members and neighbors. Prayer creates passion and compassion. Romans 10:1
2. Imagine the "hell" people are going through apart from Christ. Matthew 9:36-38
3. Hang out with lost people. Like Jesus, be a "friend of sinners." Matthew 11:19
The Law says "You're not good enough!"
Grace says, "Jesus is!"
The Law says, "Try! Try! Try!"
Grace says, "Trust! Trust! Trust!"
The Law says, "You must die!"
Grace says, "He died in your place!"
The Law says, "You must surrender everything to be saved!"
Grace says, "You get to surrender everything because you are saved!"
"He had to go through Samaria on the way. Eventually he came to the Samaritan village of Sychar, near the field that Jacob gave to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there; and Jesus, tired from the long walk, sat wearily beside the well about noontime. Soon a Samaritan woman
The Life in 6 Words app is designed for Christians to walk yet-to-be-reached people through in a simple, fun and interactive way. You just have them choose which 6 words that describes their lives and then push "Next" on the screen. You can then ask them why they chose
In my previous post I talked about three of the lessons I learned on my trip to Israel last week with 200 other ministry leaders from around the world. We literally walked where Jesus walked and got a crash course in his life and ministry from Dr. Dann Spader
Okay, I've never heard of anybody literally punting a baby (and I hope I never do!) But I've seen countless Christians do a spiritual equivalent of this with those they've led to Jesus. And, to be honest, I've been guilty of it myself from time to time.
When someone puts their
Currently there are about 12,000 Starbucks stores across the United States.* These 12,000 stores are strategically located in high end strip malls, busy corners and Target Store entrances. They are designed to draw us in and give us the coffee (and snacks and atmosphere and, did I say coffee?)