I recently had a particularly negative experience trying to share the Gospel. I saw a man with a walker in a parking lot. I stopped my car and approached him. I introduced myself and asked if I could pray for him. "No," came the gentleman's reply, "get the h*** out of here!" Not to be … Continue reading When Sharing the Gospel Goes Very Poorly
As someone who is constantly engaged in evangelism, I am often tempted to define myself by what I do, rather than who I am in Christ. In my life, this identity error has led to insecurity, pride, and eventually a long period of burnout. My motivations were wrong because the very Gospel I was trying … Continue reading Insecurity, Burnout, and the Gospel
Levi and his girlfriend, Kacey, were typical college freshmen. They liked to drink, party, and do all of the other things freshmen do. Levi was raised in an atheistic home and Kacey was running from her Christian upbringing as fast as her legs could carry her. Until the day the Holy Spirit whispered in my ear.
Amber was sitting on the sidewalk, luggage beside her, face in her hands weeping when Kacey and Anne saw her. She had been kicked out of the car by her drunk and abusive boyfriend, stranded 5 hours from home, and had nowhere to turn, but she was about to encounter the love and power of … Continue reading She Was Stranded, Until Jesus Found Her.
I don't often pick up hitchhikers, but I will occasionally make exceptions when the Creator of the Universe tells me to.