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Sharing Your Faith

Looking for a powerful, Biblical-based guide to witnessing? Wanting to learn how to more effectively share with your friends and loved ones or strangers you meet on the street? This inspirational resource is packed full of practical witnessing tips, as well as pointers for what we should witness about and where and when. A great resource to help you start sharing your faith!

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Seventh-day Adventists in 60

Not many people will take the time to watch a 40 minute video about the Sabbath on their phone. However, in this article, we learn how, through 60-second videos, a rural pastor is sharing Adventist beliefs with the world. Maybe this will inspire you with ideas of how you can do something special to witness for God.

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Why Revisiting Doors makes Such a Difference!

In this short video, Heidi Carpenter shares an inspiring testimony about how giving out GLOW tracts affected one woman's life. She also talks about why revisiting doors can make such a difference.

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Church Without Walls

Their monthly gathering has transformed into a weekly worship and breakfast for the homeless. “We call it the Church Without Walls.” Here's the story of what one group in Puerto Rico are doing to share the gospel with those on the streets. We pray you are inspired and blessed as you read this testimony from Adventist Mission.

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Five Keys to Opening the Front Door

How welcoming is your church? Is it a safe and inviting place for visitors to come? How can you make it even more welcoming for strangers that might walk through the door? In this practical and relevant article from Ministry Magazine, Alan Parker breaks down five keys to help church members be more effective in their welcome and witness.

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Hope is Infiltrating Public Campuses

Throughout New York State, students who have a message of hope are infiltrating public university campuses. From the streets of Manhattan to the cities in upstate New York, Adventist students, enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs, are finding community with each other through Adventist Christian Fellowship (ACF) groups on their college campuses. Here's their testimony, as published in The Adventist Chaplain magazine.

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Everyone a Sower

Christ has called us to be sowers of His Word. He has called us to follow His example in service to others by proclaiming His truth and righteousness to the world. "Everyone a sower," a sermon by Ted N.C. Wilson, is a call to God's last day church. This message, complimented with inspiring personal testimonies of young people on fire for Jesus, is sure to challenge you deeper in your walk with God.

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Destined for Glory

Are you wondering perhaps what purpose God has for your life? Are you wanting to be used by God? In this inspiring message, filmed at Living Hope SDA church, pastor Mark Finley, talks about the kind of people that God chooses and uses for His glory. We pray you are inspired and encouraged by this message.

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Cell Phone Evangelist

Can you imagine giving 12,000 Bible studies a day using a simple cell phone and a social media platform called WhatsApp? In this inspiring AWR report, Duane McKey share's an amazing story about a divine appointment he and his wife had near Victoria Falls in southern Africa. May we all be inspired to greater witness using the resources God has given us.

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Young Boy Leads Way in Literature Evangelism

In this inspiring testimony, produced by the General Conference Publishing Department, we learn about one young boy's story as he shows us what it means to be enthusiastic in spreading the gospel through literature evangelism. Let this challenge us to be earnest to use what we have for God's glory!

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GLOW Testimony: Bill at the Bank

Are you giving out GLOW tracts? If not, why not try it! You never know how much a simple piece of literature may impact and touch another life. In this short video, you are sure to be inspired as Bill shares his testimony of how God used him to share some GLOW tracts with someone at the bank. This could be your testimony too!

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Reaching the Unreached - Children's Story

In this resource, specifically designed for young children, you read the story of Jess's party and how important it was that he invite all his friends to be part of the celebration he had prepared. Your young ones will learn why it's important not to leave anyone out from the gospel invitation.

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Ways You can share Your Faith in a Secular environment!

If you have ever found yourself in a secular environment you may have wondered, “How can I approach spiritual topics with the people I come in contact with every day?” The secular environment may pose a challenge to your witnessing goals, but Dr. Anthony Bosman, former Public Campus Ministry Director in the Texas Conference, has a unique approach to sharing his faith. Watch this short video to learn more.

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Starting Prison Ministries Handbook

This helpful book, put together by the GC Sabbath School Department, addresses topics like: Prison Ministries - Relevant and Necessary? Prisons: Valleys of Dry Bones, Prison Subculture, Ministry to Inmates, Inmate Attitudes Toward Religion, Starting Prison Ministries, and Diversification in Prison Ministries.

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What Made Jesus Angry?

Can you picture Jesus really angry? It's pretty hard, isn't it? In this convicting article by Scott Griswold, we are challenged to rethink our spiritual priorities. We are also given practical tools to help us reach other cultures and people groups.

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How to Jumpstart Your local Church to Share GLOW

In Colporteur Ministry we are told, "Publications must be multiplied, and scattered like the leaves of autumn. These silent messengers are enlightening and molding the minds of thousands in every country and in every clime" (p. 5). Wanting practical tools to help your church get involved in Literature Evangelism? Whether sharing GLOW or any type of literature, these messages are sure to inspire and help you move forward.

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Creating Centers of Influence

Watch this Ministry in Motion video to learn more about how you can be involved in creating "Centers of Influence." This video features Doug Venn, leader of Hope Channel's "I Want this City" program.

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Cultural Adaptations in Witnessing

The following is a growing collection of quotes from Ellen White’s writings, on cultural adaptations in witnessing. This is not a comprehensive collection, but still contains a wealth of inspiration. May God help us as we learn how to gently and meekly share the truth with those around us.

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Praying for the World Next Door

Would you like to know how to pray more intelligently for those around you--those of other cultures, and religions? This beautiful booklet, compiled by Scott Griswold, gives some excellent and inspiring pointers. We pray you are encouraged to spend even more time on your knees.

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Witnessing for Jesus in Practical Ways

Looking for more practical suggestions on how to be an effective witness to those you meet? You will love this compilation of thoughts and ideas that Pastor Robert Costa has put together. God has a work for each of us to do, and if we are willing, He will equip us and show us the way!

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Four Steps for Witnessing to Other Cultures

Inspiration tells us, “Agree with the people on every point where you can consistently do so. Let them see that you love their souls, and want to be in harmony with them so far as possible…” (Evangelism, p. 140). This download contains a inspiring collection of thoughts to guide you as you reach out to others. You will be blessed.

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Keys to Motivating Members to Witness

If our heart has been touched by the Saviour, we won’t be able to keep our joy to ourselves. Just as the disciples went about sharing what they’d seen and heard, we too will long to share. “Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world” (John 1:29). The following booklet, created by the Sabbath School and Personal Ministries department, will provide some tools to help motivate members to take the Great Commission seriously. Let's be part of Total Member Involvement.

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Keys to Developing Missionary Programs in your Church

This booklet, created by the Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Department of the General Conference, gives great tips of how to work effectively through each of the avenues of influence within your church including: Personal Ministries, Children’s Ministries, Youth Ministries, Sabbath School Ministries, Family Ministries, Health Ministries, Publishing Ministries, Women’s Ministries, Men’s Ministries, and more. (35 pages)

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Keys to Personal Witnessing

Personal Witnessing is a very broad and interesting subject. Many books have been written on it. In this pamphlet we have drawn from a variety of people who have not only written about how to do it, but who have had much practice and have experienced success, by God’s grace. This booklet was created by the Sabbath School and Personal Ministries department at the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

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Mission to the Families in the Cities: Family to Family

Family Ministries joins the Seventh-day Adventist Church's emphasis on sharing the love of Jesus and the hope of His soon return with people in some of the world's largest cities. By using the Family to Family resources, each Adventist family can reach others and help them become disciples of Jesus.

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Tent Maker Program

Looking for ways to be a “tent maker” and serve the Lord. Total Employment at Adventist Mission can help you get started. Turn your work from being just a job into the integral part of the mission. Today there is a need for tentmaking missionaries coming from every nation and going to every nation. There is a need for Africans, Asians, South Americans, Europeans, and North Americans. There is a need for people who speak all languages.

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You can be part of Global Mission Centers

Wanting to know how to reach non-Christian neighbors, friends, or co-workers? The Office of Adventist Mission operates six Global Mission Centers in key locations around the world. Their purpose is to help Adventists know how to build bridges of understanding and friendship with people from major world religions and philosophies.

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