Friday, September 10, 2010

Sharing Your Faith

Pin It Now! I did a guest post over at FullFill Magazine this week. It's about sharing your faith. How do you share your faith? How do you balance speaking up about it without pushing it on people? Why do you share your faith? And if you are not a person of a specific faith, what things turn you off when people try to share their faith with you?

Here's the post:

Elisa Morgan recently spoke to the women's leadership team at my church.

She posed these questions: "What keeps you from sharing your faith? How do you fill in the blank: I can't share my faith because ____________?" I came up blank on the blank. Not because my "I've had four babies in five years" postpartum brain had malfunctioned again, but because I genuinely love to share my faith. I don't have all the answers, I am no bible scholar, and I can hardly win an argument with my strong-willed four-year-old. But I love Jesus and I know what He has done in my life. I can share that. No problem. How about you?

Ever since I began my relationship with Jesus when I was in 6th grade I have been excited to tell the world about Him. And as I have grown and matured in my faith and experienced different seasons in my life, the way I have shared my faith has evolved. But there are a few things that I have realized about evangelism that will never change:

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Elaine said...

Hi Wendy! I bought your book at MOPS last week and am a little over half way through. I was reading it the other night and you had me laughing out loud several times as I can totally relate to a bunch of your stories. Love it! Great writing!

TDM Wendy said...

Glad the book is bringing you laughter and feelings of normalcy! Thanks for your support.