Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Ultimate Evanga-Phobia

This month, I’ve been pondering why we American Christians have a very difficult time sharing our faith. Some of us do nothing, assuming that is our way of sharing the Gospel with “gentleness and respect” as 1 Peter teaches. Some … Continue reading

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Evanga-Phobia

Last week, as our church staff gathered for a meeting, one of our pastor’s observed, “I know this is coming out of left field, but I think a lot of Christians are afraid to share their faith.” Nick Hart is … Continue reading

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A Comedian Shoot Straight About Evangelism

I enjoy comedian Jim Gaffigan. If you haven’t watched him, he is funny. In his comedy sketch “Beyond The Pale” he observes, “I want everyone to feel comfortable. That’s why I want to talk to you about Jesus.” (Whispering what’s … Continue reading

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The Middle Class Pulls Back From Sharing Faith

I’m very curious why more people aren’t coming to know Jesus in North America. Why is the spread of the Gospel so stalled? What seems to emerge is not just one reason but a tapestry of reasons. For instance, the … Continue reading

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An Athiest Saying What I Think Jesus Would Say

I’m thinking about, and obviously writing about, something I’m quite puzzled by. I’m puzzled by how stalled North America is when it comes to making new disciples of Jesus Christ. I probably will do more research and get into the … Continue reading

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We Aren’t Going And We Aren’t Making Disciples

“He who converts his neighbor has preformed the most practical Christian-political act of all.” ~ C.S. Lewis As I survey the landscape around me, we who believe and have been given the most precious gift of abundant life, are quite sadly … Continue reading

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