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Social networking use in Lagos and Nigeria - amazing opportunities
Lagos has a larger population than many countries. And just look at the social networking opportunities in this infographic.
New phone app provides training in conversational evangelism
This app distills the experience that Doug Pollock shares in his books and seminars. Its purpose is to equip Christians to share faith appropriately and conversationally. It is not intended for non-yet-followers to download or look at (unlike the Talking About Jesus app). These principles apply both offline and online.
Book review: God Space, by Doug Pollock. Effective conversational evangelism.
Most of us struggle to connect with outsiders and have meaningful conversations about faith. We may have been taught to use formulaic methodogies to steer conversations and proclaim set-piece 'one size fits all' gospel presentations. If ever these worked moderately well in times past, they don't now. Pollock’s book explains his concept of creating a conversational ‘God Space’ in which to engage, by learning to notice and listen, and thereby avoid a range of conversation killers or hijacking methods that control a conversation.
Book review: @stickyJesus - social networking for Christians and evangelism
@stickyJesus is a dynamic new book about sharing faith online through social networking. Tami Heim and Toni Birdsong are gifted writers and communicators. Their blog tag-line 'keeping it real & living sticky online 4 Him' sums up their vision. 'Sticky' reflects their desire that the message should be shared in such a way that it clings to people's hearts. Heim and Birdsong 'get' social media.
Revive Our Hearts: Call for the Wailing Women
A contemporary message based on two Old Testament prophets, Isaiah and Jeremiah. Nancy exhorts Christian women to wake up, cry out for mercy, boldly live, and speak the truth to our lost culture.
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Evangelism starting where people are - and free cardboard apologetics tool
A problem with many gospel presentations is that they are ‘finishing’, ’sealing the deal’ proposals, rather than ‘idea starting’, ‘intriguing the lost’, question posers. People who don’t even know there’s a ‘deal’ available, or who have rejected formulaic agendas that don’t engage, may find something else way more helpful. Peter Scheele’s square round triangle video clip is such a presentation – follow this link to buy a round square triangle (US residents) or download an PDF cutout pattern to make your own.
Witness and share your faith for Jesus Christ in chat rooms, bulletin boards and blogs
Evangelistic websites are one way of using the Web for evangelism. But you can also interact with people directly on the Web in real time, and share your faith in an appropriate way …
Second Life church: Christian evangelism & cyber church planting in Second Life virtual reality world - preach gospel, Jesus, God
The concept of a parallel universe – Second Life – within the already virtual world of the Web is quite fascinating. If you have already played ‘SIM’ games where you build an imaginary world (eg. Theme Park, Sim City), or multi-user games where you take on an assumed persona and interact with other players, then you have a sense of what Second Life (SL) is.
Using Facebook and social networking sites for Christian evangelism and relationships
With a growing proportion of all webusers having Facebook profiles, there is real potential to share the good news using this channel.
Devotional : The Way We Witness
Is there still a place for television and radio ministry in today's society? What about preaching in public places - does it even work? Is anyone listening? This devotional explains why it's so important to have humility and faith when it comes to preaching the Gospel, and to surrender our methods of witnessing to Jesus just as we do with every other aspect of our lives.