Contributed on Feb 25, 2008
If we will listen to the call of the Lord and the cry of the lost, we will be motivated to surrender to God’s call to be a witness for Him.
Once, when attending youth camp as a sponsor, our youth were involved in an interesting game. They had to pass through an obstacle course, but they had to do so blindfolded. The only help they received was from a team mate at the end of the course, who would yell instructions to them. Of course, ...read more
Contributed on Feb 28, 2008
What are the key elements involved in seeing God use His people to reach their world for Christ?
As we think about the call of God for us to share our faith with a world that does not know Him, we would do well to understand God’s plan for how He wants to use believers to reach our world for Him. As a local body of believers, I think it is important that we, as a church, understand the key ...read more
Contributed on Mar 10, 2008
What should motivate us to have a burden to see people come to faith in Christ?
When you search the Scriptures for a model of individual commitment to reaching others for Christ, you need look no further than the Apostle Paul. Paul’s passion is heard loud and clear when he says: “Dear brothers and sisters, the longing of my heart and my prayer to God is for the people of ...read more
Contributed on Mar 12, 2008
The example of Jonah shows us both the positive and negative results associated with or choosing to either obey of disobey the command of God to share the Good News.
Like Jonah of old, many Christians are fleeing from our personal responsibility to be involved in reaching our world for Christ. We would rather spend time talking about evangelism as an abstract concept, rather than as a real command of God that we are to obey. We are kind of like the drunk I ...read more