FIVE STAGES OF AN EVANGELISTIC CONVERSATION

For many people, the most difficult part of sharing the gospel with someone is starting a conversation. If you are a Christian, you probably know enough about the gospel to lead someone to Christ. Therefore, the problem is not that the gospel is hard to explain, but the problem of starting a conversation that gives most Christians trouble.

Let’s go back to the basics and make evangelism easy. Basically, an evangelistic conversation is made up of 5 stages.

1. Warm Connection
2. Mutual Interest
3. The Shift
4. Gospel Presentation
5. Questions and Answers.

In this post, we will direct our attention to these stages and explore how they work together.
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HE HEARS US, WE LOVE HIM

This one verse caught my attention and stuck with me today, much to my comfort and awe. We know God has factored into spiritual life a kind of cause and effect dynamic. We reap what we sow. We ask, He answers. But at the heart of the Christian life is God’s gracious and primary initiative in our lives. It’s true that God responds to us, but it is in no way near the way in which He acts first so that we can respond to Him. … Continue ReadingHE HEARS US, WE LOVE HIM

EARNING THE RIGHT

Today, I’ve been thinking about a question I have asked and been asked. “Does a Christian need to earn the right to share the gospel with another person.” I hope my answer to this question has improved and deepened over the years. This is a one of those important questions which ought not be simply and quickly answered, because there’s more than meets the eye. I’ll try to answer it clearly. … Continue ReadingEARNING THE RIGHT