No one is interested in having a book thrown at them and certainly not the Bible. As Christ-followers, our witness comes through our listening and caring.
Asking questions about faith reveals an inward desire of the heart to know God and be right with Him.
In cross-cultural ministry, a significant step is achieved when you get a person to ask you a question about Christ and His Word.
I have learned the hard way that you can’t force the teaching of God’s Word. Glazed over eyes and polite smiles were customary to these untimely approaches. Building a bridge of trust is very helpful before ears become attentive, hearts become open, and questions are asked.
The Apostle Paul seemed to understand this approach.
Considered the greatest missionary the world has ever known, Paul took time to understand his audience. He understood the importance of a question asked.
Upon entering Athens, Paul brought with him a buzz that captured the attention of thought influencers, and his teachings pricked their curious ears.
“Paul was preaching the good news about…
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