We live in a society where tolerance is elevated to a high virtue and theological certainty is viewed as angry, narrow-minded dogmatism. This reality can bring Christians into sharp dispute with the world because, according to God's Word, the very essence of faith is "being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see" (Hebrews 11:1.)
On Wednesday I posted a Tweet that read, "A TSA agent just collapsed in my arms crying when she found out I ministered to teens. She has a wayward grandson. We prayed right there." It must of struck a nerve because there was a lot of chatter about it afterward.
It got me to thinking about all of the hurting people who pass by us every day without us recognizing them as God-given opportunities.
What is Evangelism IQ? It is the (super)natural ability of integrating evangelism into your daily pattern of viewing the world and interacting with others. This is the sweet spot in-between relational sensitivity, Gospel fluency and heart-felt urgency.
"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
Recently, an article came out talking about The Art of Evangelism in relation to the business world. Using the Greek noun euangelion, which means "to proclaim good news", the author dove into three effective skills to have and use when evangelizing for a company/business. As Christians, rather than evangelizing for a product or
"But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8
The last words of Jesus were a roadmap to global transformation. He gave his disciples
While driving the other day on a rare car ride alone (I’m the Mama to three children ages five and under), I told the Lord something that shocked even me.
Ever since I got that first license in my hand at 16, I’ve always loved praying in the car. Driving
Black Friday is when cost conscious consumers storm Walmarts, Targets, Macy's and more to get deals, deals and more deals. So how do we make sure those who are in shopper's heaven actually go there someday (bad segue but it had to be done.)
If you happen to be one of
Which is better sharing Jesus with someone as soon as you meet them (first encounter evangelism) or sharing Jesus in the context of an already established relationship? Before you knee jerk an answer consider one underestimated factor...the situation.
If I'm on a plane, in a shopping mall or meet someone at
Tonight, while taking my kids to back-to-school night, I got a call from my sister-in-law telling me the tragic news that Robin Williams was dead.
I was shocked and saddened. My entire family was.
From the time he came blasting onto the world stage in the sitcom Mork and Mindy ("Nanu!