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A Thai Pastor’s Wife Trusts Jesus Through The Story of Hope

At a yearly meeting of Rom Fellowship of Baptist Church workers at a retreat sight outside of Bangkok, Thailand, a Good Soil seminar was taught last week. Christian workers from five countries (Philippines, Canada, USA, Myanmar, Thailand) and three Thai tribal groups (Hanong, Akha, Karen) participated in the training.

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How to Share Your Faith

Does Relational Evangelism Really Work?

Relational Evangelism is an evangelism methodology that emphasizes the advantages of building friendship relationships with unbelievers as a basis for sharing the gospel with them. Initial Contact Evangelism moves immediately into a gospel presentation, even with people we have met for the first time. Relational Evangelism is often criticized, even condemned, by Christians who have positioned themselves on the Initial Contact side of the either/or continuum. “Either” / “Or” options often lead unnecessarily to extreme opinions that tend to be divisive. Unfortunately, Christians sometimes fall into these either/or traps, even with ministry methodologies or personal evangelism tools. And proponents of “only my preference is right” generally build “straw men” in attempts to prove that the correct approach to evangelism is an either/or matter and, consequently, “your view is wrong, maybe even unbiblical.” So, what’s the whole and non-distorted truth about Relational Evangelism?

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BibleStorying by a Five-Year-Old

Tracy Joy, is 5 year old, a kindergarten student who's always excited for Sunday to come

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How to Share Your Faith

Frankly, I Am Bad at Evangelism!

Very few Christians would claim to be good at evangelism. And probably none of them would say they always do evangelism well. Yes, some Christ-followers are more effective than others. And some are more at ease in sharing the gospel than the rest of us. But “bad” and “good” are relative terms and regardless of how bad we may be, or think we are, we can always improve. We can always become more comfortable in telling people about Jesus. We can all become more effective—effective enough to see God do some amazing things in the lives of unsaved friends and relatives, and even initial contact acquaintances. Here are three simple suggestions for going from “bad” to “better” and maybe eventually even to “good.”

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