By Bill Hybels
Evangelism does not must be troublesome or intimidating. invoice Hybels and Mark Mittelberg think that successfully speaking our religion in Christ can be the main common factor on this planet. We simply desire encouragement and course. In turning into a Contagious Christian, Hybels and Mittelberg articulate the crucial ideas that experience helped the believers at Willow Creek group Church develop into a church recognized around the globe for its awesome outreach to unchurched humans. in keeping with the phrases of Jesus and flowing from the firsthand stories of the authors, turning into a Contagious Christian is a groundbreaking, custom-made method of relational evangelism. you will find your personal average evangelism variety, the way to strengthen a contagious Christian personality, to construct spiritually strategic relationships, to direct conversations towards issues of religion, and to percentage biblical truths in daily language. This landmark booklet provides a blueprint for beginning a non secular epidemic of desire and exuberance for spreading the Gospel.
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And He promises to empower and use us in the process. I’ll never forget one of the first times this really hit home for me. It was during my early ministry days when I was working with high school students. We had planned a big Wednesday night outreach event, and all of our members worked hard to invite their friends to hear the gospel message, perhaps for the first time. The night came, the place was full, and it was almost time for me to step up to the plate. ” Maybe this happens to you, too.
Challenged him on it: not because it’s the ultimate sin, but because it was hindering his ability to influence his friends for Christ. With newfound motivation, this man gave up “playing the ponies” once and for all. Interestingly, he is now one of the most contagious Christians in our church! indd 31 3/15/07 2:08:05 PM Why Become a Contagious Christian? Christian, they begin immediately and instinctively to watch your life. Some do it out of curiosity, others out of a desire to find fault. Either way, it provides a highly effective system of accountability.
And he briskly hung up and turned around. ” he asked the private. “Ahh, I’m just here to hook up your phone,” came the rather sheepish reply. There’s a lot of deception in this world. Pretense abounds. Too many people are trying to be more than they really are. So many pretenders are walking around the corridors of our culture these days that genuine, sincere people wind up creating quite a stir just being themselves. In order to expand on what I’m talking about, let’s touch on four areas related to authenticity that will be attractive to seekers and turn their heads toward heaven.