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In Matthew 28:18–20, Jesus looked at his disciples—and through them at us—and told them to go into their world and make more disciples. Many of us reflexively respond, “This isn’t for me. It’s not my gift. It’s not my personality. I just want to be an ordinary Christian.” But we can all develop a contagious faith by operating in our primary style.
Through *Friendship-Building* and *Selfless-Serving*, we can reach people who may seem closed spiritually, but are open relationally. People need people, and friends listen to friends. A high percentage of people come to Christ primarily through the influence of a close friend or family member wh...
When Paul stood before hostile audiences, he shared his personal testimony every time. No persuasive technique will ever take the place of your *Story-Sharing*. The skeptic may deny your doctrine or attack your church but he cannot honestly ignore the fact that your life has been changed.
As people experience growing levels of confusion about spiritual matters and they raise increasing numbers of objections to the Christian faith, we’ll need more and more of us to be prepared in the *Reason-Giving* style of evangelism so we can offer evidence and reasons for what we believe.