Category Archives: Encouragement Efforts

Questions Deserve Answers

We know that’s true but sometimes, for many reasons, those answers are not easily forthcoming and may even be held back deliberately. Here are a few ‘Answer Practices’ you’ll definitely want to avoid. Jump Right In – Don’t ask a … Continue reading

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Who You’re Talking To

People can be such idiots…hard to talk to, difficult to care for, impossible to love…yet loving them is God’s great command to His children of faith. The author’s of Irresistible Evangelism, using a thought from C.S. Lewis’ book, “The Weight … Continue reading

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Fear of Failure

Who hasn’t had that ‘fear in the gut’ feeling when getting ready to share their faith? Yet, we can take some reassurance from today’s quote in”How to Talk About Jesus Without Freaking Out”. “Talking about Jesus is taking a risk–and … Continue reading

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Set Down the Jackhammer

Hearts that don’t know our Savior may be hardened toward the God we love and the gospel that saved us but that doesn’t mean we should haul out the jackhammers or other destructive tools of communication that can make them cringe … Continue reading

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Get Ready, Get Set…

Here’s a passage some people wish couldn’t be found in Scripture… “Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have .  But do this with gentleness and … Continue reading

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Walk Through That Door

Can sharing the gospel really be as easy as explaining how to walk through a door?  In the middle of my talk at a church recently, I walked out of the building after making the statement that sharing our faith is … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gravity of Sin

“With his vast scientific and technological know-how, man can break out of earth’s gravity and reach the moon, yet he cannot in his own strength break out of the spiritual gravity of his sinful nature, and get in touch and … Continue reading

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Message for the Ages

Jesus Saves!  Has any other message in recorded history been more important to deliver?  Certainly not the word’s called out on Paul Revere’s ride or the eloquent speech by President Lincoln in his emancipation proclamation. The profound truth that in … Continue reading

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Discouragement Isn’t Dead…Yet

No Christian is immune from discouragement. If you don’t believe me, just read this biographical note from Paul, the Apostle. Maybe that’s one of the reasons God clearly commanded His people to “consider how we may spur one another on … Continue reading

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Power First, Knowledge Second

The value of evangelism tools can’t be overemphasized but there’s something even more important says Floyd McElveen, in “Unashamed – A Burning Passion to Share the Gospel.  “…the key issue isn’t this method or that method, this technique or that … Continue reading

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