“It may seem obvious, but even a great messenger can deliver mail only if he or she as an address that clearly identifies where the intended recipient lives. So the challenge that precedes all effective evangelism is identifying the ‘spiritual addresses’ of the people we want to reach.” (Irresistible Evangelism; Steve Sjogren, Dave Ping, and Doug Pollock)
One common way to get someone’s address is to ASK them. As you reach out in love to people, don’t you want to find out as much as you can about them? What do they do for fun? How did they happen to move to the home their in? What are their hopes? Do they have any spiritual interests?
Watch, listen, ask questions, listen some more…all traits of a loving, caring person. That’s you and me, right?