Gospel.com Topics Feed - Common 2010-08-08T17:05:16-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/common/ Evangelism and meeting people within common interests and needs http://internetevangelismday.com/blog/archives/1397 2010-08-08T17:05:16-05:00 Being what they search for: Google can predict a flu outbreak in a particular town or area long before the medical authorities, based an upsurge in geographical searches about flu. Google has a unique*, mind-blowing direct line into the minds of the planet. (*With the exception of God, of course.) Finding Christian themes and meanings in film and movies as starting point for evangelism using popular culture http://internetevangelismday.com/popular-culture.php 2010-08-07T18:20:30-05:00 Suppose God sent you a letter. And in it, He offered you a gift – a simple evangelistic approach similar to the parables that Jesus used. Something that would engage with people’s interests, and employ a common language and experience. Would you want to use it? Hobby pages - key method of Christian web evangelism: hobbies & specal affinity-group interests http://internetevangelismday.com/hobby.php 2010-08-07T18:19:25-05:00 Almost everyone has a hobby or special interest. Uniquely, the Web makes it possible for us to reach any affinity-group of people using a site that is designed to mesh with their own interests. This major strategy is hardly being used. "Bear" in the Bible: 1 Corinthians 10:13 http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20Corinthians%2010:13&version=NIV 2009-09-30T18:13:18-05:00 Temptation strikes every one of us, and it can often seem that temptation is just too hard to resist. But this verse tells us that God never allows us to be tempted beyond what we're able, with his help, to successfully resist.