Mere Evangelism : 10 insights from C. S. Lewis to help you share your faith

by Newman, Randy, 1956-

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Evangelism is an extraordinary task; it's what God uses to bring people from death to life. But it has always been difficult.

C.S. Lewis was used by God in the conversions of countless people, from friends and acquaintances in his own lifetime to modern-day readers of books such as The Chronicles of Narnia and Mere Christianity (the most influential Christian book of the 20th century). As Tim Keller comments, "C.S. Lewis was incredibly skilled at getting Christianity across in a way that's powerful to thoughtful people." So, if we want help with evangelism, there is much we can learn from the clarity and imagination of this hugely influential Christian writer.

You may feel inadequate to the task; after all, there is only one C.S. Lewis. But evangelist Randy Newman skillfully helps us to apply the methods Lewis used (storytelling, humor, imagery and more) in our own conversations.

You will be equipped to talk about your faith and engage with unbelievers wisely, whatever their attitude towards the Christian faith.

The necessity of pre-evangelism
The appeal to clues
The honoring of objections
The stirring of uneasiness
The centrality of the Gospel
The value of imagery
The reality of opposition
The power of prayer
The timelines of pushback
The call to respond
Conclusion : stopping to stare.

Additional Information
Subjects Lewis, C. S. -- (Clive Staples), -- 1898-1963 -- Religion.
Evangelistic work.
Publisher [Surrey, England] :The Good Book Company,2021
Contributors Carson, D. A. (Donald Arthur), 1946- writer of foreword.
Language English
Notes Subtitle and statement of responsibility from cover.
Description 157 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references pages (149-157).
ISBN 1784986445
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