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We are not called to make the conversion of unbelievers a project to check off on our list of religious duties. Many things can drive us toward the work of outreach, but the greatest motivator of all should be love — love for God and love for people.
To be prepared for the work of outreach, the soil of our own hearts should first be drenched with the refreshing waters of God's grace. Then, as our hearts overflow with the love of God and his goodness, we become conduits of his grace to the world.
People in the world are looking at us, wondering if we really believe what we say we believe. Our core beliefs, such as people are lost without Jesus, his sacrifice was necessary to pay for our sins, and the reality of heaven and hell, should move us to evangelize. If we don't feel compelled to e...
Do an honest and humble self-assessment of your personal evangelistic temperature — identify the level of your evangelistic passion on a scale of one to ten. Then, do something to raise your temperature by one degree.