No matter how hard you try to come across as a “safe” person to those you reach out to, some will not receive your offer of service.
That is an unalterable reality. But don’t fret. There are some proven steps I’ve found that work well for dealing with harsh people.
I’ve been a proponent of servant evangelism for many years. Our Vineyard church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is 13 years old and we’ve always had a heart for the type of outreaches that Steve Sjogren first brought to our attention in the Vineyard family back in the late 1980’s. Over the years we’ve done free [...]
Happy Halloween! Yeah, you heard me, I said the H-word. As I grow in “maturity” (those of you that know me stop snickering) I can’t help but to look back and reflect on my various responses to this most perplexing holiday over the years. I have run the gamet between handing out tracks instead of [...]