ChristAlive! Archives: Evangelism

My business is based on commission. If I do not find new clients to help I do not get paid. So naturally, I spend considerable time asking God to bless my business...
Prior to my first visit with Dr. Tom, the Lord put it on my heart to ask him about his faith. I said I would but then chickened out. My blood results were borderline and left Dr. Tom concerned. He said he wanted me back for more blood work in three months...
As Christians, one of the challenges we face in the workplace is discerning when it is appropriate to talk about Christ...
What part of my comfort zone am I willing to die to so that Jesus can live in me? When will I give God permission to live out his purpose in my life? Whom or what am I hiding from? Is it God?
Do we open ourselves to the Father, Son and Holy Spirit who live in us so they may be reflected in our thoughts, words and conduct to the people and circumstances of our lives?
As he sped away, it amazed me how God had placed it on my heart to pray for his guidance at just the right time. It amazed me that he had nudged me to go outside and look at my daughter’s car at the right moment. It amazed me that I was outside at the perfect time to greet Jake and pray with him.
I work in a Christian bookstore one day a week. I have met some very colorful, if not a little different, people while working there. They are my friends and sometimes they come in just to visit. Some of them are on medication for different types of mental disorders.
When we walk into a dark room we don’t have a switch that turns off the darkness, we have a light switch that overcomes the darkness. Instead of wishing we could turn off the darkness, we should focus on turning on the light.
In leading a new office, I wanted to do things right, “in the Lord”, developing a new and holier way of relating. Human relationships are complex and baffling and can deteriorate into discord and disunity.
I worked real hard for two-thirds of my life at hiding the fact that I was a Christian to avoid being judged or rejected. Little did I know that true wisdom could be found by becoming a fool for Jesus...

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