Category Archives: Encouragement Efforts

Can We Afford to be Real?

We can think we need to be all shiny paper and fancy bows on the outside to have a chance to affect friends for Christ. In reality, our friends usually know when the outside wrapping is just for show. What … Continue reading

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Real Love – Real Power

Real love by real people is a source of power for sharing the gospel.  It’s not easy to be real.  We’re afraid to let people see the crumpled brown paper we sometimes are.  Remember, our friends know what fake looks … Continue reading

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Where There’s Supposed to be Power

Trying to evangelize without God’s power unleashed through prayer, is like an expensive, nice looking electrical outlet with no current running to it.  I know it’s worthless to plug my cell phone charger into that outlet, and therefore won’t do … Continue reading

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It’s All Becoming Clear

I think I’m beginning to get it.  I’m not supposed to make friends so that I can witness to them.  I’m not even charged with making friends.  God wants me to love people! Sometimes, they will become friends.  Other times, … Continue reading

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You Share, I Share, We all Share

I’m so often reminded of how little my effort to write a word of encouragement, has meant on its own.  Since it’s impossible for me to determine what you need to move toward greater evangelistic effectiveness, let alone get you … Continue reading

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A Christmas Wish

When the last present has been opened, the Christmas meal completed, and friends and family have gone home, we’ll still have Jesus.  Wouldn’t it be great if someone you love, who needs Him, could receive the best Christmas Presence ever? … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Prefer Evangelism over Riding a Bus – #2

#2 – There’s always room for more riders You can squeeze a lot of people onto a bus, and squeeze is sometimes the operative word, like a human sardine can on wheels.  Eventually though, the driver shuts the door, even … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Prefer Evangelism over Riding a Bus – #3

#3 – Your driver will never misjudge a turn A bus fails to navigate a bend in the road and sails off the highway. It happens rarely but when it does, lives are altered or destroyed in a moment. The … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Prefer Evangelism over Riding a Bus – #4

#4 – It’s truly a great ride A bus will get you from point A to B, with largely trouble free operation. You’ll be protected from the cold and rain, and have a ‘comfortable’ seat. But those aren’t even listed … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Prefer Evangelism over Riding a Bus – #5

#5 – You’ll never have to worry about a lack of funding If your local transit agency isn’t reducing or combining routes, they’re decreasing the frequency of rides. Economic times can bring these types of necessary cutbacks. Your involvement with … Continue reading

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