he said, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?”
“Who is he, sir?” the man asked. “Tell me so that I may believe in him.”
John 9:35b-36 NIV
Evangelism is not optional. We know that. But it’s hard to get started! We know that too. Well, we have something to help: training. 🙂
This training is based on a specific method (detailed here, here, or on YouTube here) and is split into 3 sessions:
9am – 10:15am
- The biblical basis of the method
- how to deal with 2 specific difficult issues: 1) evil and suffering, and 2) sexuality
- and general tips and techniques.
10:45am – 12pm – The practical steps of how to share the gospel with this method.
1pm – 3pm – Putting it into practice on the street (optional).
Please note the method taught is not specific to street evangelism, it can also be used in our every day lives.
When: Unlike the conference, the training will be the same every time it’s run, so it’s not designed as something you come to every time. Instead it’s designed for those who don’t know the method yet, or those that want a refresher.
This training is not currently scheduled, but please contact us if you’d be keen for us to run this training for your church group, free of charge.
There is a difference between street and every day gospel conversations:
On the street, it’s a numbers game, the more people you interact with, the higher the chance you are going to hit someone who is interested / ready to discuss.
With every day evangelism, it’s a long term game, you make and take opportunities to swing the conversation to deeper things – if they are not open at this time, there isn’t much you can do about it for the moment.
But, in both situations:
- Prayer is required.
- A genuine love and care needs to be expressed.
- Sometimes you need to push a bit & sometimes you need to hold back a bit.
Both street and every day evangelism are vital! Repeat, both street and every day evangelism are vital. Yet, ultimately, more people will be reached with every day evangelism and street work also serves as an arena to sharpen for the opportunities we get every day.
If you would like to make a donation towards the costs of running this training you may do so (via the Operation 513 NZ Trust) by following the instructions found here, or by clicking this button: