Posted by: richardpowell2013 | March 28, 2014

Learning Evangelism

Why do we make evangelism harder than it really is? Great article on the most important ingredient in discipleship, relationships!

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This post originally appeared on the Redemption Hill Church blog. HT: Sovereign Grace Ministries blog

I’m not a “natural” evangelist.  I don’t know if anyone really is, but some of my friends are certainly much more godly and gifted in this area than I am. But I want to learn.  I want to grow.

Perhaps you are like me.  Perhaps you want to learn evangelism as well.  Here are a few steps I believe anyone can take.

1.  Begin by prayer.  Even the most reticent evangelist can begin to pray for opportunities and boldness.  After a month of praying for opportunities, I trust that God will answer our prayers.

2.  Begin by gracious friendliness.  If a spontaneous, full throttle declaration of the gospel message feels daunting, start by building a habit of gracious friendliness with those around you.  Ask your waiter how his day is going.  Give your neighbor…

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