Author Archives: Jimmy Kinnaird

About Jimmy Kinnaird

Jimmy started his ministry on the streets of the French Quarter of New Orleans leading a jazz band as a tool to witness for Christ. He has also been a church staff member, church planter, pastor, and Church Outreach Team Leader for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. Recently, Jimmy served as Personal Evangelism Resource Coordinator on the Personal Evangelism Team at the North American Mission Board, SBC. He is currently pastor of Village Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

The Dangerous Fate of Those Who Live and Die without Christ

Have you ever been out hiking in the woods and gotten lost? It’s a terrible feeling. The problem with being lost in the woods is that you are lost before you realize you are lost. It is only at the … Continue reading

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Share Your Salvation Story Online for Free!

Many Christians would like to be more effective in sharing their salvation story. Many Christians today are also using social media, like Facebook. What if you could place your salvation story and the gospel on the web and also connect … Continue reading

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The Greatest Internal Motivations for Sharing Christ

The first and greatest internal motivation for sharing your faith is in a previous article. The second internal motivation is your desire to live a responsible life honoring God. You want to share your faith because you are overwhelmed with … Continue reading

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The Greatest Motivation for Sharing Your Faith

The Bible says each of us was helpless in our sin before we came to Christ. You were doomed to a life “… with no hope and without God in the world” (Ephesians 2:12b). Whether you sinned on purpose or … Continue reading

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Appreciating the Gospel of Christ

“Every day I think about what you said to me on that bridge. I’ve tried to live my life the best I could. I hope that was enough. I hope that at least in your eyes I have earned what all of you have done for me.” Ryan turns to his wife and asks, “Tell me I’m a good man?” Continue reading

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The Importance of Holiness in Personal Evangelism Part 2 of 2

Knowing a Christian should live in harmony with God and God’s ways is one thing, but actually doing it is another. The expectation of Jesus was that we actually live what we believe. We are to love our enemies and pray for them. We are to turn the other cheek when one is struck. We are to go that extra mile of service to someone who needs our help. In short, we are to be and live the Sermon on the Mount as found in Matthew 5-7. Continue reading

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The Importance of Holiness in Personal Evangelism, Part 1 of 2

Christendom doesn’t need another believer who says one thing but lives another. My first thought was to tell him not, under any circumstances, to tell his friends he is a Christian. But won’t solve the problem nor will it open a door to reaching his friends for Christ. Then came the second thought. Praise God for second thoughts. Continue reading

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