We know this. Part of our responsibility as recipients of God’s generous grace, lavished on us through Jesus, is to share The Good News with others. And yet we can become so busy that we hardly have time to build relationships with those who are far from God. Or we are so afraid that we might say the wrong thing, that we don’t say anything at all. Or we chose to live out the Gospel and demonstrate it in practical ways, and leave the “sharing” to those who have the gift. Or, or, or...
A couple of months ago, I was invited by the President of the Free Evangelical Association of Lebanon (FEAL) to come and see how Evangelical Free Churches are serving among the nearly 2 million Syrian refugees who have arrived in the country. We discussed the possibility of the EFCC/M getting involved -- the needs and the opportunities are abundant. As I got to know some of our brothers and sisters there, I was impacted at a deep and personal level in my own commitment to being a “Gospel sharing person.”