Christmas is the season of open hearts and minds. People wonder what Jesus really has to do with all the festivities. They have questions about God they haven’t considered before. How do you help them? My friend Marilyn Adamson tells how to have meaningful short conversations and offers an amazing website to engage just those questions.
I was training some believers, all of whom have a heart for the gospel.
At the end, a gentleman came up to me and said:
“Two weeks ago, I wrote in my journal, ‘Jesus, I’m sorry I hate evangelism so much. Will you please fix this?’”
He said that what I shared (and am about to share with you) “totally fixed it.”
You can take advantage of short conversations with people. And you can do this in a way that is comfortable for both them and you. Most conversations end with the person saying, “Thank you very much!”
In any culture, we live in busy times. Many of the conversations we have with others are short. Picture yourself in the grocery store, in an Uber car, at a soccer game for your kids, in an office building, saying hi to a neighbor, etc. Conversations are usually friendly and quick.
We have an opportunity now that didn’t exist a few years ago.
Because of the Internet, because everyone is carrying it with them in their pocket, we can help lead people to Christ in a very simple way. We can serve nonbelievers very, very well.Continue Reading