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Becoming a Contagious Christian Leaders Guide: Communicating Your Faith in a Style That Fits You
Contributor(s): Mittelberg, Mark (Author), Strobel, Lee (Author), Hybels, Bill (Author)

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ISBN: 0310257867     ISBN-13: 9780310257868
Publisher: Zondervan
OUR PRICE: $33.99  

Binding Type: Paperback
Published: February 2007

Annotation: Releasing the hidden evangelist in every Christian?Picture all of your church members as evangelists who: Demonstrate a contagious Christian character ? Build spiritually strategic relationships ? Direct conversations toward matters of faith ? Communicate their faith in a style that's personal and natural ? Explain biblical truths in a style that's personal and natural ? Explain biblical truths in everyday language ? Respond to the most common objections to Christianity. Becoming a Contagious Christian is a proven course designed to equip believers for effective evangelism in today's world. It avoids stereotyped approaches that feel intimidating to many Christians. Instead, it shows ordinary believers how they can share the gospel in a natural and powerful way while being the person God made them to be. Each session's exercises, discussions, self-assessments, and video vignettes give step-by-step guidance to help participants become effective communicators for Christ to those around them. Used with nearly 1,000,000 people?Becoming a Contagious Christian is an innovative and unparalleled program for training Christians in relational evangelism. Becoming a Contagious Christian works with any size group, from small groups of 4-9 to Sunday school classes and other large groups of 10 to 150 or more. It can be presented successfully in any of the following formats: ?Three sessions of two hours each?Six sessions of 50 minutes each?One, two, or three-day retreats?Or adapt it to fit the needs of your church! Becoming a Contagious Christian materials include: ?2 DVD Videos?Leader's Guide?Participant's Guide?PowerPoint CD-ROM?copy of Becoming a Contagious Christian book. These components are alsoavailable separately. 6 sessions (flexible format); 2 180-minute DVD videos.
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BISAC Categories:
- Religion | Christian Education - Adult
- Religion | Christian Theology - General
- Religion | Christian Church - General
LCCN: 2007298362
Physical Information: 0.77" H x 8.46" W x 10.94" (1.88 lbs) 299 pages
- Religious Orientation - Christian
- Theometrics - Evangelical
Features: Bibliography, Price on Product, Price on Product - Canadian, Table of Contents
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Publisher Description:
Evangelism does not need to be frustrating or intimidating. Bill Hybels y Mark Mittelberg believe in the effectiveness of communicating our faith in Christ. This should be shown in our daily lifestyle.In "Becoming a Contagious Christian," we will find principles that help the believers of Willow Creek reach those people that don't go to church and are ignorant of everything related to God. Based on the Word of God and on the experience of the authors, this book will give you strategies that will allow you to get closer to your friends as an evangelist and will help you: - Discover a natural style for communicating your faith- Develop a contagious Christian character- Build strategic spiritual relationships- Learn to direct conversations toward subjects of faith- Share Biblical truths in everyday language"Becoming a Contagious Christian" will start a spiritual epidemic with the expectation of changing the way we communicate Jesus' evangelism.

Contributor Bio(s): Strobel, Lee: - Lee Strobel was the award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune and is the bestselling author of The Case for Christ, The Case for Christ Devotional, The Case for Christianity Answer book, The Case for Faith, The Case for a Creator, and The Case for Grace. With a journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a Master of Studies in Law degree from Yale, Lee has won four Gold Medallions for publishing excellence and coauthored the Christian Book of the Year. He serves as Professor of Christian Thought at Houston Baptist University. Visit Lee's website at: leestrobel.com

Hybels, Bill: -

Bill Hybels is the founding and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Ill., and chairman of the board for the Willow Creek Association. The bestselling author of more than twenty books, including Leadership Axioms, Holy Discontent, Just Walk Across the Room, The Volunteer Revolution, and Courageous Leadership, and classics such as Too Busy Not to Pray and Becoming a Contagious Christian, Hybels is known worldwide as an expert in training Christian leaders to transform individuals and their communities through the local church. He and his wife, Lynne, have two adult children and two grandsons, Henry and Mac.

Mittelberg, Mark: -

Mark Mittelberg is a best-selling author and international speaker. His books include The Unexpected Adventure (with Lee Strobel), The Questions Christians Hope No One Will Ask (With Answers), and Confident Faith. He is also the primary author of the award-winning Becoming a Contagious Christian training course (with Lee Strobel and Bill Hybels), which has been translated into more than 20 languages and used by more than 1,500,000 people around the world. You can visit Mark's website at: markmittelberg.com

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