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Know God Personally Diagram

Download this resource. Introduction: Could I share a picture with you that explains the theme of the Bible (forgiveness of man) from beginning to end? Draw the triangle representing God and the stick figure to show the relationship. Draw the tree representing the opposite of God. Explain that man’s free choice is to love God or […]

 

God’s Eternal Purpose (KGP-GEP) Gospel Tract

People who have little or no background in Christian faith need to start with basic questions: What is the Bible, Who is God, Who are we and why am I here. They need an introduction to a Christian worldview as a necessary framework for understanding the gospel. This is the reason for introducing the concept of […]

 

Reaching Out to Our Muslim Friends

It’s easy to get into a spiritual conversation with Muslims because religion permeates their life.  Here are some pointers as you initiate these discussions.

 

Understanding My Friend’s Worldview

Effective communication of the Gospel requires that we understand their worldview.  But how can we learn what their presuppostions might be?

 

Outreach Ideas

There are many creative ways to provide fun and fellowship for your international students– the kind of events they will want to bring their friends to. Here are some of the best!

 

Initiating Conversations to Share Christ

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How do I share Christ with an international student?  How much initiative should I take.  Is friendship evangelism best? 

 

Biblical Reasons to Reach Internationals

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Several biblical principles make it imperative for us to give special attention to evangelizing and making disciples among international students…

 

First Steps in Reaching an International

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Here are some key steps in beginning a relationship with an international–prayer, listening, observation and dialogue.

 

Books for Answering Tough Questions

Many times students will ask tough questions that stump you.  Here are five great resources to give you the answers you need….

 

Holidays

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Reach out to your international friends by helping them understand and experience our holidays. 

 

Sharing Christ through Individual Conversations

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When do I share Christ? Is it too soon? How do I turn the conversation to spiritual things?  How do I make it clear?  How about tough questions they may have?

 

Unconditional Friendship

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How to keep a healthy balance of grace and truth in our relationships.

 

Spending Quality Time in a Variety of Ways

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There are a great many fun and interesting ways to spend time with your new friend!

 

Presenting the “Perfect-Broken Diagram”

It’s often effective to sketch out the gospel in a very personal and interactive way.  The “Perfect-Broken Diagram” is a great tool for this.  Here is how to go through it…

 

Ice Breakers for Small Groups

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Several “proven” mixers for small group interaction.

 

How to Share Your Faith

Tips on turning the conversation to Christ, making the issue clear, and answering tough questions.

 

First Steps Chart

First steps from initial meeting to sharing Christ to follow-up. A simple overview of the process of personal evangelism with an international friend.

 

Evangelistic Events

Both one-to-one personal evangelism and large group events are effective at certain times and with certain people.  Here’s an overview of conducting an effective large group outreach.

 

Why Reach Internationals

Why is a ministry to international students so important?

 

Unique Qualities of Major People Groups: Japanese

An overview of the strengths and weaknesses we often encounter in ministering to Japanese studying in America.  Practical suggestions for relating the gospel effectively and meaningfully.

 

Unique Qualities of Major People Groups: South Asian Indians

India is a land of great variety from state to state- yet there are some cultural features that are important to understand when seeking to minister to its people.

 

Christianity Explained

A effective series of lessons to simply and clearly present the truths of Christianity.

 

International Scholars JESUS film DVD

A special edition DVD of the “JESUS” film has been created with the 16 language most commonly spoken by international students. Additional “JESUS” film DVDs with different language combinations are also available.

 

Beginning Your New Life in Christ (in English)

Seven follow-up studies to help a new believer get established in the basics of the Christian life. This version is in English. Proven especially effective with new Chinese believers.