Contributed by Bruce Howell on Mar 31, 2009
Illus.: A bank president came to his pastor concerned about one of his teller’s soul. He asked his pastor to talk to him, but the pastor said, “It would be better if you would do that. He would look upon my visit as a professional task.” “All right,” said the banker, “but, will you go with me?”
Contributed by James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
Follow the example of Deanna Shrodes, the choir director of the North Carroll Assembly of God in Manchester, MD who takes her choir to bars and prisons. Why?
According to Deanna, they go to places "where we were guaranteed to find hurting people." They are taking their message of hope
Contributed by Kyle Meador on Jan 22, 2001
Martin Luther many years ago was looking for a way to help the people of his day learn to praise God in song. So he went into the pubs to find out what they were singing. He took a popular tune and set words to it… “A Mighty Fortress is
Contributed by Wayne Major on Apr 23, 2001
A REAL SERMON
Mother Teresa said, “A person filled with joy
Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 12, 2002
One Singaporean said to three Christians eating in a hawker’s stall, "Do you happen to be Christians?" They asked, "What makes you think so?" He said, "Well, you seem to be quite different from most people I know. That make me think you are Christians. But, you don’t act like
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Aug 15, 2002
When the pioneers of radio evangelism started using the airways to proclaim the Gospel, they labored against a loud, persistent chorus of criticism.
Clarence Jones, co-founder of missionary station HCJB in Equador, faced these questions: Will God prosper this new-fangled fad
Contributed by Tony Klinedinst on Aug 29, 2002
"Becoming all things to all people entails a giving of oneself which falls just short of compromising our Christian faith. We need to ask ourselves what is nessecary and what is sacrificable.
Imagine walking into the home of a Chinese family. If you step to the door and they ask you to remove
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 8, 2003
And, finally, we are to apply Christ in everything we do and say so that others will be pointed to the first part of the resolution and come to know Christ as their Savior. Your witness is more far reaching than you will ever know. This past week on Dr. Dobson’s Focus On The Family I heard this
According to Robert Tuttle, there are two secrets to doing good Evangelism. "One is the Holy Spirit helps me to find interesting people. (Airlines & Frequent Flier Miles). The other is to get
Contributed by Brian La Croix on Aug 12, 2003
Christian rock pioneer Larry Norman gives an example of how we let religious talk get in the way of communicating to people.
He says we generally go up to a guy and say, “Hey, have you been saved?”
“Have you been born again?”
“You know, washed in the blood?”
Contributed by Jim Mazzulla on Apr 6, 2004
I am personally big on friendship evangelism - loving those who do not know Jesus without snubbing my nose at them. If you want to see hearts open to the gospel, treat them with Christ’s love. Oh, some will not respond, but what a
Contributed by Vicki Edwards on Apr 13, 2004
My name is Vicki, and I am addicted. I am not attempting at this time to recover, though I am growing more aware of my neediness daily. I’ll tell you of this obsession, which began in my childhood. My mother knew the same dependence, though I feel she is not as addicted as I am today. I wish she
Contributed by Dan Steadman on Jun 11, 2004
Brad Bright, son of Bill Bright, said that his dad didn’t have the gift of evangelism, but he loved God so much that he talked about Him everywhere he went to anyone who would listen. Actually, Bill Bright was rather reserved, and he had to overcome the shyness to share with others. Even on
Contributed by Evie Megginson on Jul 30, 2004
Sue’s parents were very wealthy. They attended no church. A friend of Sue invited her to a church service. She accepted the Lord. When telling her parents, they told her if she attended this church again, she would have to leave home. Being only 16 years old, it was a hard decision. Sue went to
Contributed by Jeff Simms on Sep 8, 2004
Pastor Greg Laurie tells the story about a barber who went to attend a meeting one night where the speaker was stressing the need to share Christ with others. The barber was determined after that meeting that he would share Jesus with the first person he met that next morning in his chair. As
Nona Freeman, the great missionary, once related this story about something that happened in Ghana:
A student from a college in Carbondale, Illinois gave another student from Ghana a tract. In Ghana when a student goes away to college everyone in their tribe contributes something but when
A missionary sat on the patio watching a black ant crawl up a table leg until it reached some spilled sugar. It seemed to eat, then crawled back down the table leg. Soon the two black ants crawled up the table leg to the sugar. They ate and left. Soon a steady steam of black ants moved up and
Contributed by Martin Kim on Oct 5, 2004
A dialog from the once-popular sitcom, Seinfield. The dialog takes place between Elaine and her boyfriend.
Elaine asks, “Do you believe in God??
“Yes,?her boyfriend replies.
Elaine asks, “Is it a problem that I’m not religious??
“Not for me,?her boyfriend
An elderly widow, restricted in her activities, was eager to serve Christ. After praying about this, she realized that she could bless others by playing the piano. The next day she placed this small ad in the Oakland Tribune: "Pianist will play hymns by phone daily for those who are sick and
Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Oct 20, 2004
"One of the first verses of Scripture that Dawson Trotman, founder of the Navigators, encouraged me to memorize was 2 Timothy 2:2. This is like a mathematical formula for spreading the gospel and enlarging the church. Paul taught Timothy; Timothy shared what he knew with faithful men; these