me for example, i preach on youtube and fb, if so many people don't care about Christianity, why take out anger and hate on the preacher for something they don't care about? sounds to me like secretly they DO care
Most Helpful Girl
because look at what u just said.
why do u find the need to say others are wrong? just why? Its great that u have ur own beliefs and that u believe in God and all, but there's a line man, you can't expect everyone to believe in what u believe. The only thing u do when u are trying to convince people is scare them away, no one likes people that tries to change ur ideas, so of course they care.
the best way to show God is not through criticising or just talking, the best way to do it is through ur actions, just show God's love in whatever u do, and not criticising is a great way to do so. You dont need to say oh i believe in God, so I'll help this person, just do it and if someone asks about ur beliefs, then cool, tell them what u believe in, but never say things like "u'll go to hell, if..." because u dont know that.0
Most Helpful Guy
First of all, Catholics ARE Christians.
Secondly, when they say they "don't care", they mean that they don't care who does what. They just want to be left alone.
Third - and this builds on the last point - evangelization is not solely or even PRIMARILY about teaching the Gospel in some kind of didactic way (apologetics). It's about sharing the Truth with people as YOU have come to experience it. In order to do that, you have to build personal relationships first. You have to build rapport and credibility. If you are going to announce the Gospel on some large scale, i. e., Facebook, YouTube, or GAG, you have to be involved with the community first. People have to get to know you. Sure, you can identify yourself as a Christian, but that doesn't mean force people to hear it.
For example, I'm currently working on a three-part myTake series on how to help guys stop watching porn. The first two parts are primarily from a secular perspective. The third part will address what I say in the first two parts from a theological and metaphysical perspective. At the end of the second part, I'm going to tell everyone "this is what I'm going to say next. You can take it or leave it. I'm only saying it because without it, I will not have said all I've wanted to." You have to say what you need to, but give people the option. Remember, YOU are not going to save them, especially if they don't understand or think that they need to be saved. All you can do is tell them the Truth and then give them the option whether or not to accept it. If they don't, then leave them be. You won't be able to harass them into belief. Guilt and shame won't be what changes their heart.
You need to be able to identify people's most immediate concerns in their own lives. You can't just listen for a minute or two to someone telling about their abusive relationship, their employment struggles, or their family difficulties and then just say "well, pray about it and read the Bible". By all means, tell them that you'll pray for them. As you get to know them better, THEN you can ENCOURAGE them to pray on their own and read Scripture and INVITE them to come to church with you.
And for what it's worth, attacking other faiths and beliefs is NOT going to help your case for Christ at all. Not one bit.1
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