This books has transformed the way I think about sharing the gospel. I haven't been able to do much with this blog lately, but you can get these ideas and more ideas and evangelism training in my new book. William Fay also established and profited from what was once the largest house of prostitution in the United States named Fantasy Island. Before this, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of a multi-million-dollar corporation linked to the Mafia, which was involved in racketeering, bookmaking and gambling. It is my conviction that I must change from inaction to action and from fear to boldness. What they really want to know is if Christianity really works. By his incarnation, Jesus entered our world, took on flesh and blood, and dwelt among us John 1:1-14.
Sorry, but copying text is forbidden on this website! But three wives and several arrests into life, William Fay knew he lacked something great in his life: inner peace. But he even states that you should do that. A good tool for learning to share one's faith as a beginner. It is a book that tries to motivate and teach believers to be successful in sharing their faith the gospel in a simple but effective way. Share Jesus Without Fear is a work that seeks to impress upon Christians the importance of sharing their faith and how to practically achieve this end in a lifestyle of evangelism. This easy-to-use, relational approach to witnessing teaches that you cannot fail in sharing your faith if you depend on the power of God for the results. This book has wide appeal and would be helpful for Christians in all walks of life since all believers are called to share their faith and most struggle with fear and a lack of knowledge about how to witness.
The rest of the book deals with following up with a new believer, dealing with common objections people often have, broadening the potential for influence by meeting new people and developing friendships with non-Christians and praying for the lost realizing God has to change their hearts. This is a great book for developing a method for personal evangelism. The first step is to ask five questions that are designed to get a foot in the door. The author provides a detailed guide for sharing the Christian faith with the lost in a simple and no-confrontational manner. Personal stories tend to grab a reader and give him or her concrete information pertaining to the nitty gritty of how evangelism actually works. These questions provide an easy way for someone to bring any conversation to a spiritual one and an opportunity to introduce Christ and His offer of a gift of salvation to all that put their trust in Him. It offers Christians specific advice on dealing with objections or questions that might be difficult to answer.
But when his life bottomed out after a second arrest, and suicide or alcohol and drugs looked like the only escape, Fay finally did accept Christ in 1981. She is also an award-winning author who has authored other books other books on evangelism. The first three chapters of the text are loving admonitions to believers for their failure to evangelize as the Scriptures commend them to do. Therefore, I do like the approach Fay gives in his book. The author goes on to explain each of these questions. What he can't use is your silence.
Perhaps the thought of sharing your faith in Jesus Christ causes feelings of fear and guilt in your heart. I care about them, I just don't know what to say. For this to work, you will need a Bible preferably a small one because small Bibles tend to be less intimidating to non-christians , and a few salvation passages to share. I oftentimes have a problem swinging a conversation from the natural to the spiritual realm. They are: 1 Are you a sinner? That is an area I was still struggling in before I began this book. Also, even though he seems concerned about making false converts, I could see someone using his method as a script pressuring others into making conversion statements without God really working in their lives.
In this book you will find a convincing appeal to be involved in personal evangelism, a set of questions that will help you bring up the topic of faith a topic typically avoided by Amer Approximately 20 years ago, I had the privilege of of meeting Bill Fay and hearing him present the material in this book. I am going to start writing a prayer list that will enable me to remember those that need prayer and to pray for them diligently. Evaluation For the most part, the authors achieve their main purpose for writing the book. However, there were I must confess, a few weak areas. Share Jesus Without Fear- Critique The Sin of Silence is one of the most disobedient acts that a believer of Christ can commit and is responsible for the failure of the church as a community in this country. I believe this is a necessary change for me. In other words The author goes on to state that as few as 5 to 10 percent of the people in the average church have shared their faith in the past year and that means that 90% of us have chosen the sin of silence.
Taking the time to go through thirty-six responsible answers to common objections is the best gift this book pragmatically places in the hands of the evangelist. It began with the jaw-dropping story of William Fay, once a money-driven businessman with Mafia ties who ran a house of prostitution until it was raided by police. Wait until you see what God will do with an ordinary person, like you, who is obedient in sharing his faith. This verse is not about the salvation of an individual, but rather about the sanctification of a church. The reason we share our faith in Jesus Christ is to lead people into a relationship with God.
Not only will this impact the lives of your loved ones, giving the Holy Spirit the opportunity to draw them to Christ, but you will also experience a new depth in your relationship with God that you never experienced before. In spite of all that, I rated it two starts instead of on Read this back in 2009. I pray that the reader of Share Jesus Without Fear will draw a similar conclusion. Author Information The author of this book, William Fay, has a very interesting past. This is a good how-to book for those who don't know where to start when it comes to sharing Jesus with others. I pointed to many of the objections that Fay speaks of in the book. This book is easy-to-use and has relational approach to witnessing.
Fay said Christians who want to tell another person about Jesus usually stop short because they are afraid of rejection and failure. In conclusion, I have a better understanding and I am more encouraged in the area of sharing my faith and evangelizing. If you died, where would you go? The same company that produces the Bird's Eye brand of frozen foods. Apart from his business life, Fay was a very successful racquetball player. Thanks to my mentor, Lisa the woman who helped me come back to Christ knew I was having difficulty in sharing my faith with people because of this, ministered to me and through scripture Romans 10:9-10 and Psalms 103:2 that Christ has saved me from every sin and remembers them no more. This app includes 36 responses with scriptures to help answer the most common objections a nonbeliever may have about the miraculous power of God to change and save lives through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.