Examining Our Barriers to Speaking about Christ – 7

I Don’t Know What to Tell Them. In this series of posts, we’ve been exploring the barriers that hinder us from telling others about Christ (begins here). Last time we talked about how to bring up spiritual matters to begin with, noting that it is helpful to keep in mind what we ultimately want toContinue reading “Examining Our Barriers to Speaking about Christ – 7”

The Good News Told In Acts – 9

Summation. We have now explored seven longer summaries of evangelistic messages in Acts plus some seventy, one-line summaries.  All these passages are extremely valuable for training us to share the good news with others. Though the gospel is summarized multiple times to Christians in the letters in the New Testament, these passages in Acts areContinue reading The Good News Told In Acts – 9

The Good News Told in Acts – 8

Short Summaries of the Message. In this series we have explored seven passages in Acts that give us long or medium length summaries of the message the apostles spoke to non-Christians. These Spirit-inspired summaries give us divine guidance about the good news we should speak to non-Christians. Before summarizing these summaries and drawing some conclusions,Continue reading “The Good News Told in Acts – 8”

The Good News Told in Acts – 1.

Acts 2:22-41 If God gave you the opportunity to share the good news about Jesus with someone, what would you say? One of the best ways to ready is to clarify our understanding of the good news. And one of the best ways to gain clarity about it is to carefully explore the good newsContinue reading “The Good News Told in Acts – 1.”

Great Commissions 5

Acts. In Acts 1:1-8, Luke gives us another account of Jesus’ final commission to the twelve. Here we find three important foundation stones before the actual commission (in v. 8). The first foundation stone is that, after his suffering and death, Jesus presented himself to the apostles and gave many convincing proofs that he reallyContinue reading “Great Commissions 5”