Communicating Jesus does present a challenge in a technological age but God does still use the spoken word…
Most Christians know that they should share their faith but find it hard, so an evangelist’s role is to build up the body of Christ…
Paul in the Bible seems to have had a plan for evangelism but was open to the Holy Spirit’s prompting…
Much evangelism can be like putting a cup of coffee in the fridge: the temperature goes up for a while but it soon settles…
From the Blog
There’s no need to be afraid. It’s the time of the year when more people attend Church than any other. Is that as a result of more people who usually go to churches inviting those who don’t usually go to church? Might be; might not be; it’s not clear.
It is more likely that more people go to carol services as it is a ‘Christmassy’ thing to do…Read More
I have heard various ways over the years of understanding Jesus when he says that we are the salt of the earth in the Sermon on the Mount (Mat 5 v 13). I have heard that it means we should be making what we say about Jesus interesting, ‘tasty’, linking it with Colossians 4 v 6. I have heard that it means that we should be making sure our lives….Read More
I recently had the privilege of preaching at 3 churches’ services where the aim had been for the church to invite friends, family and neighbours who do not usually go to the church, along. They had been encouraged to think about their relationships, build relationships and pray for those people in the months beforehand….Read More
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"Nigel came to speak at a Faith Matters Days conference. Although highly recommended, he was rather an "unknown quantity". However, Nigel quickly put everyone at ease, and was very attentive to questions and comments from those attending; he gave us so much encouragements, facts, strategies and humour that we consider this a step-change for the UEC in its outreach ministries."
* Tearfund survey 2007