Category Archives: Evangelism

Tobacco Experience

I found myself having to buy tobacco recently. It was an interesting experience. I had never actually stood at a newsagents counter and asked for tobacco before. I am convinced I perspired profusely as I did so, conscious of everyone … Continue reading

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Door to Door: easy evangelism

‘It is the bread and butter of evangelistic work’ was a phrase often found on the lips of a London City Missioner referring to door to door evangelism. It is the simple practice of just knocking unannounced on someone’s door … Continue reading

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The first Open Air preach

TOWER HILL, October 1986. I gathered with experienced missioners and young Evangelists to take part in my first ever Open Air evangelistic event, in the surrounds of the Tower of London, the place which had seen the execution of many … Continue reading

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Starting out I was a rubbish evangelist

As I said yesterday, I spent two years with the London City Mission Voluntary Evangelism Scheme (1986-1988). I have to say I was a rubbish evangelist. I was by disposition so introverted I would jump at a brown paper bag … Continue reading

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1986 and all that

It was sometime in August 1986 that I got the coach from Sheffield Bus Station to London Victoria. I was going to London for 3 weeks to be a summer evangelist with the London City Mission. I was met at … Continue reading

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Messy Church: where am I up to?

I come clean. I am Messy. I like Messy Church. I can create disorder and chaos in the tidy and neat without too much problem. I have been involved in Messy Church for about 10 years, in rural Cumbria, urban … Continue reading

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