PO Box 810
3520 Fairlanes
Grandville, MI  49468-0810
Fire In My Bones

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I was recently at a memorial service for Pastor Dick Keltner. He had served most of his life as a pastor but also participated as a board member for multiple organizations including our mission agency. This two-hour funeral summarized and … Continue reading

What is your natural reaction to the young men in white shirts knocking at your door? You may feel inadequate to discuss Mormonism with these missionaries. Perhaps you just don’t want to be bothered. Maybe you are intimidated. Whatever your … Continue reading

Bees have an incredible system of communication and teamwork. When they find a food source, they tell other bees through what some call the “”waggle dance talk.” They can point other bees to the nectar up to 500 feet away. … Continue reading

» Evangelism for dummies
Fortunately, you do not need to be clever or eloquent in order to do evangelism. The Apostle Paul put it this way: “For Christ did not send me to baptize but to preach the gospel, and not with words of … Continue reading

» Anywhere, Anytime, Anyone
The book “Any 3” is intended to help people evangelize Muslims. The book title references the concept of “anyone, anywhere, anytime.” It is an aggressive approach to evangelism that goes straight to the issue of evangelism. Shipman’s book outlines these … Continue reading

» Just start now
You do not have to be a seminary graduate to evangelize. If you have experienced saving grace, just tell your story. Jesus had just healed a blind man (John 9). The Pharisees were giving him a hard time about it … Continue reading

» Buy their dinner
I was visiting a missionary who works in a Western European country and was amazed to see the success of his church planting project. This church was at least 5 times the size of the average church in that country. … Continue reading

You have two of the most basic skills needed to do evangelism: eating and talking. It really is that simple. You know how to eat and you know how to talk. Jesus used meals as a way to connect with … Continue reading

Do we sin because we are sinners or are we sinners because we sin? That is an important question to answer when it comes to evangelism. It is quite easy to identify sin in other people. The temptation is to … Continue reading

Have you ever been afraid to speak up and share your faith? Possibly every Christian has found themselves in this situation at some point in their life… perhaps it is ongoing and a regular occurrence for you. Fear sometimes paralyzes … Continue reading