The guest speaker at our Valley Men's Lodge breakfast last Saturday mentioned this book. It's a gem and gives practical advice on positive ways Christians can engage with the people around them.
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