Monthly Archives: August 2007

How to Use Directive Questions in Personal Evangelism, Pt 2

As I wrote in my August 28, 2007 post, the having a plan for your conversation with others will help you to ask directive questions that will move the subject matter from the general to the spiritual. I use the … Continue reading

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How to Use Directive Questions in Personal Evangelism, Part 1

When asking directive questions, I usually begin with an introduction if I do not know the person. There are several acrostics that can be used to help you in your directive questioning and conversation: FIRE, CAST, FIRM (more on what … Continue reading

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The Role of Directive Questions in Personal Evangelism

Her name was Claire. She plopped down in the only other seat next to me on the plane. Shane, across the isle and up one row, and I were traveling to Atlanta. Claire, thought I didn’t know her name at … Continue reading

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The Importance of Asking Questions

I boarded the plane in Dallas, flying to Atlanta. As usual the plane was full. Since I don’t have like a million miles there in no chance of a bump-up to business or first class. When booking seats on a … Continue reading

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The Importance of Listening

When I prepare to share my faith with someone, I’m usually thinking about what I am going to say. This has got to change. I first need to prepare myself on how to listen. I need to seek to understand … Continue reading

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Just Do Something

There is a story in the Bible about four men who had leprosy. They were living outside the walls of the city of Samaria. The city was under siege by Ben-Haddad, King of the Arameans. The people inside the city … Continue reading

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Finding a Person’s Spiritual Address

One of the most important things to knonw in personal evangelism is finding out where a person is spiritually. In the book Irresistable Evangelism, by Steve Sjogren, Dave Ping and Dough Pollock they make a differentiation between the traditional evangelism … Continue reading

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