Theology Still Matters

I recently finished reading Dr. Alvin Reid’s book Sharing Jesus {without freaking out}.  This book looked at the realities that occur within personal evangelism, and how to overcome them.  This is important because evangelism is something that we are called to as Christians, and more often than not, the average Christian finds the concept terrifying.

On page 119 of his book, Dr. Reid lists the following eight principles:

Principle 1: God created you for his glory, to advance his gospel with the gifts, talents, and opportunities he gave to you.

Principle 2: In order to share Jesus confidently and consistently with others, first share him confidently and consistently with yourself.

Principle 3: Shifting from giving an evangelistic presentation to having an evangelistic conversation takes pressure off the witness and relates the gospel more clearly to an unbeliever.

Principle 4: God has sovereignly placed you in this world at this time…

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