“But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.” 1 Peter 3:15
How often in an average day are we subjected to scientific theories that contradict God’s Word? Evolution and other secular theories constantly attack our faith and deceive millions into an eternity apart from God. As we have opportunities to engage some of our neighbors who have fallen prey to deception, where do we begin in our Gospel-centered conversations? One way I have experienced success in evangelism is by starting out with the existence of God. Creation is wondrous and there aren’t many people who don’t enjoy learning some amazing facts about the complexity of the human body or the amazing wonders of the heavens. By having conversations about God’s creation, we can plant seeds through the argument that such a complex design must have a Creator. We can follow up that truth with the wonderful news that our Creator even came to live among us as Jesus Christ! From there we can move into the truth of sin and the forgiveness and salvation made available by grace through faith in Christ alone! Friends, we should always be prepared to give a defense of our faith. Let’s obey Christ and introduce others to Him!