Resources for Motivation and Teaching
These resources are designed to inspire and stimulate you into evangelism.
The “E Word” can be frightening to some and exciting to others. We hope these resources will dispel some of the misconceptions and enlarge your thinking about what evangelism is and how it fits into the life of your church and your personal witness.
Exploring Evangelism – a taster session
Telling our story
Telling our story introduction
|Here are some introductory ideas for your to try as a group or in pairs to help you begin to tell ‘our story’ as a faith community. You can also think about this material on your own, perhaps making some notes in a notebook or journal to help you.
||Download telling our story intro.pdf
Story telling based on Mark 10:46-52
|One of the themes of our Vision4Life Evangelism Year is Telling God’s story, telling our story. This piece of story telling is based on Psalm 34:1-8 and Mark 10:46-52.
||Download KT story telling.pdf
The good man Jesus – material for a book club or reflective reading
|This material presents a way of using the book ‘The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ’ by Philip Pullman (2010: Canongate) in a book group or discussion group, although if you have read the book on your own you might also find these materials helpful for reflection.
||Download the good man Jesus.pdf
The life of Peter
The life of Andrew
Stories of unfinished evangelism
Film for Lent – Pay it Forward
||In another of Colin Udall’s studies using film, he makes use of “Pay it Forward” to look at different aspects of the way we should live our Christian lives, from the teachings of Jesus and parts of the Old Testament. This study is highlighted as suitable for Lent but could be used at any time.
||Download pay it forward.pdf
Telling God’s Story
Bible Study on Acts 8:26-40
|This is a Bible study for small groups based on Acts 8:26-40. It is a fuller version of the bible study on pages 35-39 of the Exploring Evangelism booklet (which had to be edited for reasons of space).
||Download Acts bible study.pdf
Re-inhabiting the Easter Story
Community Work and Evangelism
|This provides some ways of starting discussions about how Evangelism can be linked to community work in our churches and communities.A series of resource articles by Steve Summers are also under the THINK section
||Download community work and evangelism.pdf