It is time we rethink and redefine evangelism. Or better yet, it is time we remember what evangelism really is. It is not a cringe worthy knocking on doors or shouting hell, fire, and brimstone on a street corner. It is the good news.
Your testimony is important. We have already talked about why you should own it. It is full of power, so what 3 steps can you take to share it?
Sowing is not always glamorous, but reaping is a partnership with the one who sowed. We are not in competition, but a partnership for the kingdom of God. We rejoice together, both those who sow and those who reap.
What is the joy of our salvation and what does it mean for us as believers?
As important as it is for parents, grandparents, and other older members of the faith community to pass down faith, it is also equally vital for faith to be passed the other way.
To put it simply, we are to be encouraging each other. We are to build each other up, not tear each other down. We are to lift each other up, not erect walls that separate us. It is not wonder that encouragement is one of the spiritual gifts which Paul mentions in Romans 12:7-8.
I know what you're thinking. "Woah, Josh, slow down. Lessons from hip-hop in the church? Have you heard the lyrics in music?" I know what you're thinking, but hear me out.