Friend: “So, what are you up to this weekend?” You: “Oh, I’m heading back home to be with my family for Easter” Friend: “…oh, cool…I’m going to the beach to hang out with some friends.” You: … Friend: … [cricket cricket]
This ever happen to you? What if you ask this next:
You: “I’m actually really excited to celebrate Easter this weekend. I’m curious, though, what do *you* think about Easter?”
S-Start a conversation. A-Ask questions about their background, thoughts, and beliefs. L-LISTEN. ACTIVELY LISTEN. LISTEN SOME MORE. LISTEN TO WHAT THEY’RE SAYING. T-Tell the story. Your story. Jesus’ story. How Jesus is involved in your story.
One conversation could change your friend’s eternity.
Ephesians 6:19-20 (NIV)..........................
Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should.
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