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SHARING
YOUR
FAITH STORY
11. Realize theRealize the
power of yourpower of your
spokenspoken
BiblicalBiblical
examplesexamples
PaulPaul
Historical
examples
JohnJohn
WesleyWesley
May be rejected,May be rejected,
but can’t bebut can’t be
CONTESTEDCONTESTED
If it is important
to you, it will be
important to
Every time youEvery time you
share yourshare your
testimony,testimony,
2. HOW TO2. HOW TO
WRITE YOURWRITE YOUR
CHRISTIANCHRISTIAN
Spend some timeSpend some time
thinking aboutthinking about
your life,your life,
focusing on yourfocusing on your
Follow a simpleFollow a simple
3-point outline.3-point outline.
Tell it like aTell it like a STORYSTORY..
• My life BEFORE I met
Christ
• HOW I came to trust in
Jesus
3. General3. General
GuidelinesGuidelines
Stick to theStick to the MAINMAIN point-point-
How your relationship with ChristHow your relationship with Christ
has chan...
BeBe SPECIFICSPECIFIC--
shareshare
details of thedetails of the
BeBe HONESTHONEST- don’t- don’t
exaggerate or make stuffexaggerate or make stuff
up.up.
BeBe RELEVANTRELEVANT- Talk- Talk
about sinful behaviorsabout sinful behaviors
and attitudes thatand attitudes that
others...
Keep itKeep it CURRENTCURRENT--
what is he doing inwhat is he doing in
you now?you now?
BeBe CLEARCLEAR. Avoid. Avoid
“Christianese”“Christianese”
terminology.terminology.
Give credit toGive credit to GODGOD, not a, not a
church or pastor,church or pastor,
though He might havethough He might h...
Keep itKeep it SHORTSHORT;;
no more than 3no more than 3
minutes.minutes.
Practice yourPractice your
testimonytestimony
with otherwith other
believers.
Realize that yourRealize that your
testimony opens the doortestimony opens the door
for furtherfor further WITNESSWITNESS
Cardboard
Testimonies
video
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  1. 1. SHARING YOUR FAITH STORY
  2. 2. 11. Realize theRealize the power of yourpower of your spokenspoken
  3. 3. BiblicalBiblical examplesexamples PaulPaul
  4. 4. Historical examples JohnJohn WesleyWesley
  5. 5. May be rejected,May be rejected, but can’t bebut can’t be CONTESTEDCONTESTED
  6. 6. If it is important to you, it will be important to
  7. 7. Every time youEvery time you share yourshare your testimony,testimony,
  8. 8. 2. HOW TO2. HOW TO WRITE YOURWRITE YOUR CHRISTIANCHRISTIAN
  9. 9. Spend some timeSpend some time thinking aboutthinking about your life,your life, focusing on yourfocusing on your
  10. 10. Follow a simpleFollow a simple 3-point outline.3-point outline. Tell it like aTell it like a STORYSTORY..
  11. 11. • My life BEFORE I met Christ • HOW I came to trust in Jesus
  12. 12. 3. General3. General GuidelinesGuidelines
  13. 13. Stick to theStick to the MAINMAIN point-point- How your relationship with ChristHow your relationship with Christ has changed your life.has changed your life. What has Christ done in your life?What has Christ done in your life?
  14. 14. BeBe SPECIFICSPECIFIC-- shareshare details of thedetails of the
  15. 15. BeBe HONESTHONEST- don’t- don’t exaggerate or make stuffexaggerate or make stuff up.up.
  16. 16. BeBe RELEVANTRELEVANT- Talk- Talk about sinful behaviorsabout sinful behaviors and attitudes thatand attitudes that others might relate to.others might relate to.
  17. 17. Keep itKeep it CURRENTCURRENT-- what is he doing inwhat is he doing in you now?you now?
  18. 18. BeBe CLEARCLEAR. Avoid. Avoid “Christianese”“Christianese” terminology.terminology.
  19. 19. Give credit toGive credit to GODGOD, not a, not a church or pastor,church or pastor, though He might havethough He might have used either one.used either one.
  20. 20. Keep itKeep it SHORTSHORT;; no more than 3no more than 3 minutes.minutes.
  21. 21. Practice yourPractice your testimonytestimony with otherwith other believers.
  22. 22. Realize that yourRealize that your testimony opens the doortestimony opens the door for furtherfor further WITNESSWITNESS
  23. 23. Cardboard Testimonies video
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