Spiritual Conversation Starters–Reply with Your Ideas! by Darin Stevens

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Spiritual Conversation Starters–Reply with Your Ideas! by Darin Stevens

Updated: 2 Apr 2012 | Posted by: dstevens

One of the most important and basic skills of personal evangelism is the ability to turn normal conversations into spiritual ones–ones that lead to talking about a person’s background, beliefs and experiences with God.  Some people are naturally better at this than others, but it is a skill that can be developed over time as well.  […]

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Make a Note by Joy Stevens

Updated: 18 Oct 2011 | Posted by: jstevens

My husband and I have a box in our home called our “anchor box”.  It’s filled with small objects, scraps of paper, and a big stack of written notes.  We call it our “anchor box” because it’s a physical record of significant things God has done in our lives as well as written notes that […]

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6 questions to ask myself about finding adult volunteers by Darin Stevens

Updated: 8 Dec 2010 | Posted by: dstevens

This is a continuation of Darin’s article from last week. What is my picture of a great volunteer? If it’s someone in their 20’s with a great haircut and maybe even a piercing or tattoo or two, think again.  The adult leaders who had the biggest impact in my life were in their 40’s, 50’s […]

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Postmodern Faith Journeys, Part 2 by Darin Stevens

Updated: 19 Apr 2010 | Posted by: dstevens

To read the first part of this article, click here. A NEW APPROACH One of my youth ministry professors always liked to quote the proverb about leading a horse to water but you cannot make him drink. “That is true, she said, but you can feed the horse salt!”  So how do we ‘salt’ the […]

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Postmodern Faith Journeys, Part 1 by Darin Stevens

Updated: 12 Apr 2010 | Posted by: dstevens

1.  Realise I am a Spiritual Being 2.  Explore the Relevance of a Connection with God 3.  Encounter the Person of Jesus as One Fully Connected with God 4.  Discover how to Re-connect with God 5.  Start a New Relationship with God A Common Story I was recently helping out at a weekly youth drop-in; […]

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