Posts Tagged ‘sharing your faith’

27Sep

Q&A post: How do I overcome the fear of sharing my faith?

fear of evangelism, sharing your faith, Jesus Christ, sharing Christ with others, Toni Birdsong, boldness, sharing the gospel, getting over fear, evangelism online, atheism, atheistby Toni Birdsong
A question I get a lot on the topic of evangelism (the “e” word) is this: Do you ever get scared when you share your faith?

It’s a great question to which I answer: not as much as I used to.

My personal evangelism story begins with going to Ft. Lauderdale during Spring Break with InterVarsity to share the gospel with other college kids fixed on partying (pretty extreme, right? And yes, s-c-a-r-y). Since then, I’ve shared my faith with countless neighbors, co-workers, and strangers that God has put in my path. I’ve shared with large and small groups. I’ve seen God move in both subtle and dramatic ways. Sometimes I’d give myself a 7 in ability. Other times, I’d be exaggerating to give myself a 2. Each time I was faithful.

My fear dramatically decreased when I understood 3 Key Things:


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12Apr

how to use the new Facebook Questions feature to share your faith

Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find;
 knock and the door will be opened to you.  Matthew 7:7

by Toni Birdsong
The new Facebook Questions tool just took the faith conversation to the next level. Whether you use the new feature on your personal, church, or ministry page, engaging your community around just got a lot more interesting—and measurable.

The feature allows you to engage your friends (personal page) and your fans (brand/ministry/church page) in a more relevant, conversational way. You can use the function as a listening tool, a conversation starter, and as a way to share your knowledge. The best part: it’s super easy to set up and use. Check out the ministry benefits . . .


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