Championing a Faith That Works Anabaptist Voice is published quarterly and seeks to interpret Bible truth in a simple childlike way, and to apply Bible teaching to the lives of living saints in a practical manner.
Part 1 of a 3 part series on personal and group witnessing.
You have left Jerusalem, and now you are being sent to Judea/Samaria. Where are those areas, for you? Who will you meet there? You may well meet folks seeking after the Lord, ‘if haply they might find him.’ Look for the seekers in ethnic groups, soup kitchens, prisons and elderly care facilities.
And now "to the uttermost"--the unreached people groups. How many are there? Where will we find them? And to all who have heard the Great Co-Mission as given by our Lord: Will you be a Goer? Will you be a Sender? Or--will you be Disobedient?
Evangelism was a very important part of the work of the early church. Christians went everywhere telling the good news. But as we read Acts and the epistles we can see that the work of evangelism gradually changed. This essay suggests making evangelism a church calling as well as a personal one.
One of the great duties and privileges of a Christian is to tell others about Jesus. While most of us know this the thought of actually witnessing scares us. However as with many other things in life, the best way to learn is by doing.
I asked because...well, you seem reluctant to talk about Jesus at work. If I ask you a question about your religion, you act embarrassed. Sometimes you get mad. You seem to enjoy off-color jokes. So, I am wondering: are you saved?
Climate change is a topic of discussion. What does it mean? Some may feel it is because "Mother Nature" is upset with humans. Christians believe it is a way that "Father God" is using to awaken men to the seriousness of sin and the consequences of it.
From the story of Jesus calling Peter to become a fisher of men instead of fish, learn some parallels to being an evangelistic Christian today. Let us think more of the lost, and what we can do to reach them with the good news of the Gospel! Launch out into the deep!
Do we have a vision for helping the lost to find Jesus? There are many opportunities and ways to reach the lost.
A servant of Christ needs to cultivate a number of qualities in order to be effective. It is each person's responsibility to go on to perfection and holiness by the grace of God.
October 16, 2021, dawned just like a normal day in Haiti. Seventeen missionaries were on their way to visit an orphanage. Little did they know they would be kidnapped by a notorious gang before the day was over. Read how God shows Himself strong in their situation.