Category: Evangelism

Shadows of Hell: Fear and Emptiness Before Death

This poignant note came to a faithful friend of mine who is suffering from life-threatening cancer. It concerns a woman in the nursing home who...

Soothing Poison

The Seductive Old Lie of the New False ProphetNear my home in the heart of America, outside a quaint church building where Christianity is supposedly represented, stands a sign that says,...

Suffering Evangelism

If you had tuberculosis, what would you do? Doug Nichols is the Founder and International Director Emeritus of Action International Ministries. While serving as a missionary in India in 1967, he...

Ten Questions to ask about The Passion of the Christ

The 2004 movie produced by Mel Gibson, The Passion of the Christ, is one of the most popular and controversial films of our...

The Gospel Flu Shot

What if your grandmother were to develop flu-like symptoms about a month after receiving her flu shot? Would you say, “Grandma, you can’t have the flu. You just got...

The Indecency of Decency

Explaining the Gospel to Those Who Don’t Think They Need It I invite you to eavesdrop on a conversation between two Christians, Nick and John. Nick is explaining the...

You Were Washed

Basketball was a big part of my life while I was in high school. Practice, road trips, home games, and tournaments all had one thing in common – a locker...

What Your Atheist Friend Knows About God (But Doesn’t Want to Admit)

Years ago I stood before Michelangelo’s David in Florence, Italy. No one questioned that an artist had sculpted this magnificent piece...

What About Your Relatives?

In the New Testament, we find new believers confronting their own family first with the gospel. One writer calls this “oikos evangelism.” The word “oikos” means “household” in the...

Tips on Talking About Jesus

I’ve been on some evangelism excursions where I felt like I was carrying a concealed weapon. “If only they could see the weapon,” I thought, “they would click...