1. the sinfulness of man (3:23)
2. the grace of God (6:23)
3. the work of Christ (5:8)
4. the response of man (10:9-10)
apologetics- not apologizing for your faith, but defending your faith
Empirical apologetics- presenting evidence
Presuppositional apologetics- everyone instinctively has an awareness of God
Strategy for Evangelism
a. builds credibility
b. concept of acceptance
Don't stop at the head-knowledge aspect of believing.
a. talk about the benefits of being a Christian
b. share what Christ has done for you personally
c. share your own experience
d. don't be afraid to talk about eternity
Respond to the viewpoint of the unbeliever.
Listening is as important as talking.
This stage pushes the viewpoints of the unbeliever to their ultimate conclusion.
For the process to be complete, there must be a life-changing decision to follow Christ.