Annointed Inspired Message (Witnessing Project)
Our Christian witness needs to flow from a genuine difference Jesus has made in our own lives.
Compassion to want others to experience God's love, acceptance, forgiveness and purpose too. This must be our motivation to share our faith with Christlike boldness. People can tell if you genuinely care about them. Jesus genuinely cared about about people just like we read in John 3:16. "For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son, that whoever believes in him will not perish, but will have eternal life.
On June 3rd, 2011, our AIM Team went downtown to Pioneer Courthouse Square to share the love of Christ with others. We met different people such as Paul, Drew, Laura, Dustin, Tamica and many others; who were willing to allow us to say a few words of encouragement and show some love. We wanted them to know that Jesus loves them and has not forsaken them. We talked and prayed with them.
It's important that folks around you are aware of your faith*. Be open and authentic about your ongoing involvement with God. Make it a point to share simple stories or comments of God's activity in your life. Not cliches like, "God is good", or "Praise the Lord". Those are OK but pretty general. Share about actual experiences that reflect your personal faith-walk with Jesus. For example, watch for opportunities to:
WATCH HOW OTHERS RESPOND. IT MAY LEAD TO EXPLAINING THE GOOD NEWS.
As you seek the Holy Spirit for discernment and opportunities to share the Good News, watch what others say and how they respond to you. Responses like:
BE INTENTIONAL, TAKE THE INITIATIVE. YOU SENSE THE HOLY SPIRIT PROMPTING YOU TO ASK...