I'm currently enjoying this little book recommended to me by my friend, Brad Dewing. It's a gem and gives insight on some basic perspectives that can shape and direct our personal interactions with others.
Surprise the World
by Michael Frost
Christianity is a surprising religion. It has changed the world in
remarkable ways throughout history simply through Christians living out
their faith. More recently, we’ve become afraid of a habituated
Christianity, thinking that routines will rob our faith of its vitality.
The net effect is that we’ve replaced the habits that surprise the
world with habits that mimic the world―and both we and the world suffer
Integrating the five habits in the BELLS model―Bless
others, Eat together, Listen to the Spirit, Learn Christ, and understand
yourself as Sent by God into others’ lives―will help you spread the
gospel organically, graciously, and surprisingly.
Michael Frost, a
world-renowned expert on evangelism and discipleship, makes evangelism a
lifestyle that is fulfilling, exciting, effective, and easy to live