Friday, September 24

Tag: Evangelism

Personal Life, Work Life

I’m Going Out!

"I'M GOING OUT to fish," Simon Peter told them. John 21:3 2 tips for every non-evangelist on how to 'Go out' and be a witness for Christ: 1. YOU – you are going out.  Not a philosophy, not a ‘mission’, YOU – our life speaks and is always being read, lets make it a great read!  You yourselves are our letter, written on our hearts, known and read by everybody. 2 Corinthians 3:2 Our lives are always under the spotlight, so: a. Be salt not pepper.  Pepper makes people sneeze – don't make people feel allergic to you! Don't be weird or annoying around people; ask questions, be interested in people, don't be the one who never stops talking about themselves.  Salt flavours – whatever you do well is that which flavours (caring, wisdom, leading) – do it fully and naturally around people. L
Personal Life

Don’t give up on them …

Surely the arm of the Lord is not too short to save, nor his ear too dull to hear. Isaiah 59:1 It never ceases to amaze me the sort of people God uses to build His Church and establish His Kingdom. Paul, public enemy number 1 to the Gospel. Gideon, full of fear, hiding in the wine press. Moses, an orphan to his culture, a murderer and refugee. Jesus Himself came from Nazereth, the place they said 'can anything good from Nazereth'. God specialises in being able to reach the difficult, the unlikely, the rejected ... And turns them into world changers. King Saul becomes Number 1 enemy of David, God's anointed. Saul appears impossible to reach. He's in a moment of murderous anger toward David, yet the Spirit of God falls on Him on one occassion and he begins to prophecy (1 Samuel 19:23)....