Share Your Faith Share the Wealth
Imagine youve discovered the cure for cancer. What would you do first? Would you tell your friends?
Would you call the local news station? How would you get the word out? Whatever you did, you would certainly do everything in your power to let people know that the cure was available.
Maybe you wont be the person to invent the cure for cancer, but God has given you the cure for something even more deadly than cancer sin. Sin is what separates us from God. Sin is the reason why
Jesus died on the cross. Your friends need a cure for this deadly spiritual disease. Your "Number One Job" is to learn how to clearly explain to others how they can receive Jesus forgiveness for their sins.
Start where you are! You dont need to have all the answers, and its not even necessary to have been a Christian for a long time. Your job is simply to share your faith in the power of the Holy Spirit, and leave the results to God. Here are some tips to help you as you share your faith.
Develop Your "God Vision"
Start seeing people the way God does. Look at the crowd at a football game or on your campus and think about how many of those people dont know that God loves them. How will they ever hear? Realize that these people are lost without Jesus, and that God has you there for a purpose.
When learning how to share your faith, it is helpful to have a tool. You can find lots of great booklets that are simple, user-friendly means of sharing the gospel. You need to pick one that you feel comfortable with and then learn how to use it.
Here are some helpful hints:
Carpe Diem - Sieze the Day
Turning the Conversation to Christ
Make the most of your opportunities. Here are some suggestions to help you turn a conversation to Christ:
Dos and Donts
Here are a few important dos and donts about sharing your faith:
Now that you know how to use a gospel tool, you will want to train others to help you reach out to your campus.