My Failures InEvangelismA Simple Look at Evangelism Made Real
First Thought“If you want to succeed, double your failure rate.”(Thomas J. Watson)
Second Thought• Moses never made it to the promise land.• David failed in his reign.• Paul was mocked.• Peter denied Jesus.• Jesus did not convert anyone.
Bible Thoughts“Go therefore and make disciples of allnations, baptizing them in the name of the Fatherand of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teachingthem to observe all that I have commanded you.And behold, I am with you always, to the end ofthe age.”(Matthew 28.19-20, ESV)
Bible Thoughts“Go into all the world and proclaim the gospelto the whole creation. Whoever believes andis baptized will be saved, but whoever does notbelieve will be condemned..”(Mark 16.15-16, ESV)
Bible Thoughts“But as for you, teach what accords with sounddoctrine.(Titus 2.1, ESV)
My Top Five• I never talked to them.• I left it to someone else.• I regretted, but never made resolution.• I spent too much time out of the field.• I never considered their soul.
My Failures• Will we learn from each other, or create our ownmistakes?• Remember, the best way to find success is to doubleyour failure rate.