Tribute to a Faithful Servant, Billy Graham

“Well done, good and faithful servant; you have been faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.” —Matthew 25:23 NKJV As you’ve probably heard, Pastor Billy Graham went home to be with the Lord Wednesday morning at 99 years of age. Years ago in Portland, Oregon, I had the opportunity to accompany Billy Graham to one of his crusades. On a night of what would be a record . . . read more ›

I’ll Be Speaking In Orange County Tonight On Sharing Your Faith

Did you know that only 1 in 20 Christians have ever shared the gospel message, and that only 1 in 10 think they should? That means only 10 percent of Christians are engaged in personal evangelism. And if there are 50 million true Christians in the U.S, then only about five million of them are sharing Christ, and most of them ineffectively. I believe that can change, starting with you . . . and me. Tonight in Orange County, I will complete my . . . read more ›

This Weekend At Harvest: Answering Difficult Questions That Non-Believers Ask

This weekend, Dinesh D’Souza will be our special guest speaker. Dinesh is one of the leading thinkers and speakers in the country today. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, and National Review. He has appeared on TV programs, such as The Today Show, Nightline, The O’Reilly Factor, and many others. He speaks at top universities and churches across the nation every year, and has also debated many atheists, including Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens. He has written . . . read more ›

Tonight in O.C.: The How and What of Sharing Our Faith

I am speaking tonight in Orange County on the topic of sharing your faith. So often, we strike out before we even get to bat, when it comes to telling others about Jesus. We need to remember that our objective is to build a bridge to our listener, not burn one. But, having done that, we must “deliver the goods,” so to speak. In the friendliest, yet most direct way, our call from Jesus Himself is to go into all the world . . . read more ›

Evangelism Is Not Popular Today

A popular trend in the Church today is to not share your faith. USA Today had an article about a man who described himself as a “recovering evangelist.” He said that he used to engage in what he called “bait-and-switch” methods. In other words, he would engage a person with the purpose of bringing the gospel to them, But now he has changed his approach. Instead, he advocates “All bait, no switch, and he thinks others should, as well.” He advocates promotion by . . . read more ›