Category Archives: Confidence Builders

In the Classroom of God

We are enrolled in Evangelism 101 at the University of Love and Good Deeds. Knowing exactly what each day’s curriculum should include, it is not uncommon for God to call on one of His many teaching assistants (TAs), to share … Continue reading

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Who Says YOU Have to Share?

Believe it or not, there’s no spiritual law against letting someone else do the talking sometime. If you’re timid, not sure of what to say, afraid you’ve already turned them off, or just want to offer a fresh perspective, here … Continue reading

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Helping Friends Past Spiritual Roadblocks

What if your friend seems to have come to a roadblock on their spiritual journey? They may tell you they don’t want to continue discussing your faith, or even get angry when you attempt to mention anything about Jesus. What … Continue reading

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God Made Evangelism Easy for Us

How would you like it if God expected your role in evangelism to include the following three things? Arousing someone’s interest in the gospel Convicting them of their sin Dying for them Of course, that’s not what God expects of … Continue reading

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God Can be Known

We don’t have to be intimidated by anyone who says you can’t know that God exists. In an early letter to Christians in Rome, one of Christ’s followers claimed God could be known. He stated that “…since the creation of … Continue reading

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‘IF’ – A BIG Word in Evangelism – Part 3

Rather than argue with someone who is without saving faith in Christ, calmly help them understand the ramifications, IF the verses being discussed are true. Then be willing to demonstrate, with gentleness and respect, a commitment to friendship, regardless of … Continue reading

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‘IF’ – A BIG Word in Evangelism – Part 2

We don’t have to argue with our friends over spiritual issues. At least, that was the point of the first two principles of what we called, the IF Strategy.  It suggests not trying to force someone, who doesn’t have faith … Continue reading

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‘IF’ – A BIG Word in Evangelism – Part I

You start sharing a passage from the Bible with a friend, and all of a sudden, you’re in an argument. They won’t believe what you think the passage so clearly teaches, and you’re both on the verge of calling each … Continue reading

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It’s Not My Job!

God never intended that you or I should bear the burden of convincing anyone of the truth about the cross. Our role is to explain the message, and help them understand it, not make them accept.  When we think it’s … Continue reading

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Are Friends Uninterested in Jesus?

If you’ve ever become discouraged because someone you care about seems totally disinterested in God, take heart. There are only two possible things going on in their life, and we can praise God in both circumstances. 1. There is no … Continue reading

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