Category Archives: Loving Your Neighbor

Give the Gift of Grace

We don’t get mad at infants when they fall and get hurt while learning to walk.  Well, sin for the person without Christ, is just as unavoidable. When it happens in front of us, we’re called to give grace. It can help if we remember … 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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‘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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Love is Real, Not Perfect

Too often, we think we need to be all shiny paper and fancy bows on the outside to have a chance to affect friends for Christ.  We’re afraid to let them see the plain brown paper we sometimes are.  In reality, our … Continue reading

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