What other ways can they think of? Invite them to explore the website “Using Media for Sharing the Gospel” to find additional ideas. Give them time in class to plan ways they can use technology to share the gospel with their friends and family members. Ask the youth to share what they learned today.
How do you share the gospel?
- Draw on your strengths.
- Listen well, and meet people where they are.
- Consider your cultural context.
- Be ready to learn something new about the gospel yourself.
- Treat other cultures and faith traditions with respect.
- Share the gospel with other Christians, too.
How do you explain the Gospel?
The word ‘Gospel’ literally means ‘Good News’ and it is mentioned 90+ times in the Bible. Broadly speaking, the Gospel is the whole of scripture; the mega narrative of God’s plan to restore humanity to Himself. Specifically speaking, the Gospel is the good news about Jesus. The story of who He is and what He did.
How do you effectively spread the gospel?
Here are some rules for social media evangelization:
- Translate church teaching. …
- Avoid church speak. …
- Use images, as Jesus did. …
- Understand that social media is social. …
- Social media sometimes calls for a suit of armor. …
- Use the delete button if comments cross the line of decency, but, hopefully, not often.
When you share the gospel, keep it simple. Use a vocabulary your young child or the children in your ministry will understand. Instead of saying, “Jesus paid our debt with His blood,” say “Jesus died on the cross so our sins could be taken away.”
Preaching without Being Preachy
- “Let your response be warm and joyful. And let your response be relevant to that individual. …
- “The most effective way to preach the gospel is through example. …
- “Every disciple of Christ will be most effective and do the most good by adopting a demeanor worthy of a follower of the Savior.
What is the basic gospel message?
The foundation of the Christian life is our faith in the Good News of God’s grace. The Living and True God is a God of justice and of mercy. Every person at one time bears the guilt of sinful rebellion against God and is separated by that sin from a relationship with Him.