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God is Holy, People are Sinful

If the person you are witnessing to has agreed to let you share the gospel, you have a wide-open door of opportunity. You want to take advantage of it by sharing the gospel thoroughly and clearly. In your presentation, there are four key points…

Guiding the Conversation

You can present the gospel to unbelievers in a variety of ways. The Bible does not give one specific presentation. Jesus in the Gospel of John gave two different presentations to two different people (John 3 and 4). The apostles did not always…

Understanding the Message

Now that you understand Christ’s command to share the gospel, we can explore the content of the message you are sharing. "Gospel" simply means "good news." In Greek, a “gospel-giver” was someone who brought news of a military or political…

Understanding the Mandate (Part 2)

Jesus gave a specific command to fulfill the Great Commission, but he provided no detailed instructions on how to complete it. What methods or means are believers supposed to use to spread the gospel message to all people? Thankfully, the Lord…

Understanding the Mandate (Part 1)

The motto of Faith Baptist Church is "Loving God, Making Disciples." Our love for God as a church is shown by our obedience to Christ's command to make disciples. Our mission as a church is "To demonstrate our love for God in the Queens Borough,…

My 5 for Friday (January 27, 2017)

National and world events dominate the headlines. But there is something else going on in the world that doesn't usually get front page attention. Christian missions is happening. It's been happening for 2,000 years and it is still happening…

Gospel Conversations

Three Case Studies 1. Kent and Monica Walters at the Grocery Store Checkout Kent and Monica Walters spent an hour shopping for groceries on a Friday night. It was the end of a busy work week, and they were eager to get home for some supper…

The Work of the Ministry

The Early Expansion of the Church What common feature do you find in these excerpts from Acts? “And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the priests were obedient…