Tag Archives: evangelism

Jesus is such a great conversation starter

Authentic conversation

Years ago, I learned a phrase that helped me become more effective at introducing others to Jesus: “Measure conversations, not conversions.” I soon realized that conversations lead to conversions (other people beginning to follow Jesus). Have you ever noticed how many times God asks questions of people in the scriptures? Jesus is such a great conversation starter. Conversations were […]

Why 9 in 10 who meet Jesus fall away…and how we can change that. The Story of Wesley and the Circuit Riders

Circuit Rider

   Fall 2000 I sat in the small living room of the student residence hall. It was dark and dingy, smelling slightly like a paradoxical mix of locker rooms and A and F Cologne. I’d met a student athlete in the parking lot and we were now here in his room. I’d had the chance […]