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5 Minute Mentoring: How to Share the Gospel

Hi, welcome to a new feature on the blog!

5 Minute Mentoring is a new feature brought to you by SermonSubscribe.  It’s designed to be a quick hit of practical tools-you-can-use, something that will help you organize, decide, be less stressed, more prepared.

How do you share the Gospel?  Do you have a prepared presentation, or do you just “wing it?”  I am a big believer in being prepared “to give an answer to any man that asks a reason for the hope that you have” (1 Peter 3:15).  I’ve always keep a presentation of the Gospel on tap, so I can succinctly explain it in whatever time frame the Lord gives me to witness.

For some years, I used the “cross bridge” diagram.  But something bugged me about it… I couldn’t place it until I saw someone share a different one.

In the last few months, I’ve made a change in how I share the Gospel.  This method, called the Three Circles, does a better job of explaining the Kingdom and sanctifying nature of the Gospel, instead of simply ignoring it for a simple transactional focus for salvation.

But check it out for yourself and see what you think:

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Hope you can tune into the Spirit and see a chance to share the Gospel this week!

Thanks for what you do, pastor!

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