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What I'm Learning About: Evangelism

Learning to spread the good news of the gospel

Sharing our faith with others can sometimes be difficult to do, but God calls us to go into the world and proclaim the gospel to all creation. Bringing the truth of the gospel to other people can stretch your faith and be rewarding. Whether it's on your front porch or in a third world country, God calls us all to spread the good news. Here are some ways to help encourage you to live out that calling.

Kelli B. Trujillo


I have an acquaintance, "Alice," who has been fired twice for witnessing at work. Well, that's how she explains it. Perhaps a better explanation may be that Alice's approach to evangelism is "in your face."

If there were a caricature of an evangelical on the popular show The Office, Alice would fit the bill perfectly. She embodies all the negative stereotypes our culture has about evangelical Christians: she's judgmental of all things secular, she frequently refers to "the Lord" in any and all conversations, she gets so pumped up when talking about her faith that her behavior borders on the bizarre, she's completely (and purposefully) out of touch with culture, and she regularly asks co-workers and customers alike what would happen to them if ...

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Kelli B. Trujillo is editor of Today’s Christian Woman. Follow her on Twitter at @kbtrujillo or @TCWomancom.

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August 2011

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