Category Archives: Christmas Evangelism

Share the True Meaning of Christmas

One of the clearest Christmas witnesses is spoken by Linus when Charlie Brown asks, “Isn’t there anyone who knows what Christmas is all about?!” Linus’ recitation of Luke 2 is available on YouTube. You can link to this scene from … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas — “Time for an Outreach Upgrade” by Rev. Scott Gress

Scott Gress writes, Last week I tweeted, “What can you do to upgrade your Christmas service plans to more intentionally engage members and love visitors so more grow closer to Jesus?” You only get one chance to make a first … Continue reading

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10 Last Minute Ideas for Sharing Christ at Christmas

Many people are scouring the shopping advertisements for last minute Christmas present ideas. Some of you may be wondering how you can share the greatest Christmas Gift of all with family, coworkers, neighbours, and friends. Here are 10 “Last Minute Ideas” for … Continue reading

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Christmas Outreach Ideas

The Christmas season provides Christians with an excellent opportunity to tell other people why we celebrate the birth of Jesus.  Are you looking for ways that your congregation can share the Good News during the Christmas season?  Outside the Box Ministry … Continue reading

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Two Free Outreach Training Webinars this Week

Friday, November 15 — “OUTreach at Christmas versus INreach” What is a Christian’s role during a Christian holiday stripped of its spiritual impact by a materialism-focused culture? How do we share the love that exists as the holiday’s core? Find … Continue reading

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Handel’s Messiah — For Unto Us a Child Is Given

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A Magical Afternoon Celebrating the Birth of Jesus — A Neighbourhood Outreach Event

“And there were horses and giggling children abiding in the fields” surrounding John D. Bracco School (Edmonton) on December 9th as a multitude of followers of Christ from The Olive Branch announced the birth of Jesus, “For unto you is … Continue reading

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God Is In the Manger by Dietrich Bonhoeffer — A Free Audio Book from Christianaudio

“There are only two places where the powerful and great in this world lose their courage, tremble in the depths of their souls, and become truly afraid.  These are the manger and the cross of Jesus Christ.” “No priest, no … Continue reading

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Evangelism Ideas for Christmas

No doubt you are beginning to prepare for Advent and Christmas. Pastors are busy preparing Advent sermons and services.  The choir is practicing seasonal anthems. The Sunday school will soon begin practicing for the Children’s Christmas program (if you have … Continue reading

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Good news from GEO* missionary Michael Parris in Macau.

“On Christmas Eve, the English Corner hosted a Christmas Party at the Center for children and adults. Christmas carols, games, crafts, the lighting of the Christ candle and a Christmas play were all part of the activities. Entitled ‘The Message … Continue reading

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