Tag Archives: evangelism

Talking to Strangers

Sometimes we get the idea that it is of no use to try to initiate a conversation about Jesus with someone we have just met. We have come to believe that we need to develop a long-term relationship with someone … Continue reading

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Evangelism Plan

There is a story told about a fellow who was involved in one of those get-rich-quick multi-level marketing programs. He was so excited about the concept that he tried to apply this business model to the evangelistic efforts in his … Continue reading

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We Know the Words

Devoted St. Louis Blues fans gathered at the Enterprise Center to watch their beloved team on the big screen as they played in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday night. A glitch in the video system caused the … Continue reading

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Offering Hope

Years ago a submarine was accidently rammed by a ship off the coast of Massachusetts. It sank immediately, trapping its entire crew at the bottom of the ocean. Every effort was made to rescue the crew, but all attempts ended … Continue reading

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Time Spent Searching

In Gretchen Rubin’s book, “Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness”, she suggests that the average American spends 55 minutes looking for lost items every day. If that statistic is correct, it shows that … Continue reading

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Overhearing the Gospel

Yesterday I wrote about how my family and friends worshiped together on a Sunday morning while on a 7-day cruise. What I didn’t tell you was that we were on a balcony that was off of one couple’s room. It … Continue reading

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To Tell or Not to Tell?

In the first chapter of Mark’s gospel, Jesus heals a man with leprosy and says, “See that you don’t tell this to anyone…” (v.44). However, v.45 says, “Instead he went out and began to talk freely, spreading the news. As … Continue reading

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Warning!

My wife and I built a house in the country and moved in almost three years ago. About 150 feet from our back door is a railroad track with a farm crossing. For the first two-and-a-half years, the trains did … Continue reading

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Completing the Work

Leonardo da Vinci had started painting on a large canvas in his studio. Then he suddenly stopped working, the painting still unfinished, and summoned one of his students to come forward and complete the work. The student protested that he … Continue reading

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All She Wanted to Talk About

On the ride home from church one Sunday, a father asked his young daughter, “How was Sunday School class today?” “It was fine.” “Who was your teacher?” “I don’t remember her name, but she must have been Jesus’ grandmother because … Continue reading

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