10 Simple Rules for Sharing the Gospel Effectively

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1.  Ask God to open the door for you to share the Gospel today (Colossians 4:3.)

2.  Start the conversation by asking questions and listening well (James 1:19.)

3.  Turn the conversation toward spiritual things in a natural way (John 4:9,10.)

4.  Resist the urge to argue (2 Timothy 2:23-26.) 

5.  Share with them the areas you admire about their belief system (Acts 17:22-23.)

6.  Admit that you are a sinner who desperately needs a Savior (1 Timothy 1:15.)

7.  Share the story of your journey to Jesus (Acts 26:4-18.)

8.  Explain the whole story of the Gospel using clear and simple terms (Colossians 4:4.)

9.  Give them an opportunity to put their faith in Jesus right then (Acts 26:19-29.)

10. Love those who say "no" and disciple those who say "yes" (Acts 19:8-10.)

Originally posted at gregstier.dare2share.org.

Greg Stier is the Founder and President of Dare 2 Share Ministries International. He has impacted the lives of tens of thousands of Christian teenagers through Dare 2 Share events, motivating and mobilizing them to reach their generation for Christ. He is the author of eleven books and numerous resources, including Dare 2 Share: A Field Guide for Sharing Your Faith. For more information on Dare 2 Share and their upcoming conference tour and training resources, please visit www.dare2share.org.