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Dignity – The Soul through God’s Eyes

Here we come upon a certain truth at the heart of Christ’s method of working for souls — namely he aimed to preserve dignity in those he was reaching out. Dignity was paramount to Jesus’ work. In your soul winning work honor others. Here are three tools:

February 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Behind the Eyes

What WE believe about other people matters -- but not always! The truth is we can be dead wrong when thinking about what others are thinking. This is the same truth I have found about witnessing. We may assume people aren't interested in Christ. Is that true?

January 24th, 2018|1 Comment

The Gift of You

Take Jesus’ example this Christmas and remember, the only thing He spent was his life, and the only thing He bought was our salvation.

December 20th, 2017|1 Comment

Simple and Important

Jesus wrote in the sand to make an unforgettable point.  Maybe in a world of relativistic grey a photocopy will help people see God's thoughts in black and white.  It is sincere, simple and important. 

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Gold in Orchard

One of the primary ways Christians drive a wedge between themselves and Muslims is to be the "know it all".  We must remember we are working with someone who is as certain they are right as likely you are.  So to make declarative statements of “the Bible says” rarely go anywhere with your Muslim friends.  Rather, consider, how you can creatively get your Muslim friend to see with new eyes.  Here are three ways to do this:    

October 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Grace Boomerang

In your daily circumstances, in your workplace, or family there are always opportunities to give grace to others.  When grace becomes your habit, you are really wearing your faith.  Grace smells of Jesus — and that’s an attraction.  

September 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Eclipse Equipped

Using the acronym ISO — here are free lenses to help you help prepare others for the greatest light phenomena of the millenniums: the coming of Christ.

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Golden Windows

The Christian at their workplace is to be a window for the unbeliever to see into a different world. Philippines 3 says, “Our citizenship is in heaven.” What this means is that you, in your professional capacity, are a window for people to look into heaven.

July 14th, 2017|0 Comments

From No Impact to Impact

How can you work with people in such a way that you can help them to experience both conversions: belief AND becoming living witnesses? Here are four tips:

June 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Asking Questions

In the gospels Jesus asks 307 questions. He is asked 183 of which he only answers 3 directly. How can you ask better questions to those around you? Here are three tips:

May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Seven Pain Points

As a conduit of God’s grace you understand that workplace pain is an opportunity to sow healing. There are seven big ‘pain points’ that people around you at work may be experiencing:

April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Jesus with your own eyes

Jesus' plan of course is that -- long before there were movies -- is that everyone may SEE JESUS - literally animated in the life of Christians. Jesus in you is the greatest movie of all!

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Moon Walking

So let me show you how you can unpack a Bible promise for a friend who needs it. First let’s consider a few promises of the type I am talking about.

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

When Salt meets Gold

The Bible tells us that His word is like gold, pure gold. That’s the wonderful thing about the Bible — it doesn’t need sifting, but it is glad for some salting! Let me explain.

November 20th, 2016|0 Comments

118,000 and Growing

Here is the principle: Those we coach become what we visualize for them. So the lesson for you as a soul worker is clear — visualize GRANDLY for those God has put around you.

September 8th, 2016|0 Comments

I Thank God

I will like to challenge you — if you are serious about being a better witness — than be more thankful — audibly thankful. Why? because thankfulness spreads. Here are three tips for being effective in your thankfulness:

August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

May I pray with you?

Want to be a blessing? Pray for others. Bring your prayers out of the closet and let those hear them who can appreciate them. Read more...

July 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The CAN opener

I call this conversational method the “Can Opener” because hope opens hearts like nothing else. Instinctively people want to hope. When you use the word “can” people sense it’s truth and want to know more.

June 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Six areas of Conflict / Six Sources of Peace

Missions is a mingled endeavor of sharing peace and searching for it. The missionary goes knowing Jesus, and wishing to know him better. By being a conduit of truth, light and peace, missionaries hope to gain in fuller ways the very thing Jesus is giving others through them.

January 11th, 2016|0 Comments