One of the great joys of my ministry, Advance, is to see Christians develop a growing relationship with Jesus that will transform their local churches, communities, and many lives with the powerful message of Christ. Advance exists to encourage, equip and empower you for evangelism and it has been a constant reminder that God and the Gospel has lost none of its power. The following stories are just some of the examples.Read more
Liam had been leading an Advance Group in the UK for a few months and had felt the growing burden on his heart to share about Jesus. After realising he needed some work done in his kitchen, he realised this gave him the perfect chance to share about the love and hope Jesus offers so he began to chat with Steve.Read more
Growing up in Brazil my family always took me to church, but I never really knew God. As a teenager I drifted away from Jesus, taking drugs, and it wasn’t until 2014 where things began to change for me.Read more
Today many leaders and pastors are suffering from what call ‘evangelism fatigue’, many even question the validity of the call to evangelism in our cultural climate today.
How can we make sure that sharing the good news doesn’t result in an ever increasing group of burned out Christians?
For years I felt anxious about sharing my faith, I was worried how people would respond, having to have all the answers, even feeling the pressure to just see people saved.
However, that pressure becomes a whole lot easier when we realise what our role is all of this!
I started preaching over 12 years ago, and during that time I’ve learned so many things, but arguably the biggest lesson I’ve learned is about who ultimately holds the responsbility.Read more
Through keeping his heart open to the opportunities that God gives, Lucas, a worship leader from Brazil recently discovered first-hand how we can use every opportunity to help people discover Jesus for themselves.
After receiving a surprise call from an old friend that he hadn’t seen or spoken to in a while, God used Lucas to share the love and hope of Jesus to his friend with amazing results.Read more
Advance has impacted and changed me indefinitely, by being in team which holds each other accountable it keeps witnessing at the front of my mind. But it’s not just me, my Advance Group, made up of various different people, have had a similar experience!Read more
For me growing up I knew that God was real. But when I looked at Christianity, I only saw rules and regulations that would stop me from having fun. I found myself at a cross-road, so I decided to bargain with God.Read more
When I first joined an Advance Group, I didn’t expect much and halfway through out first session I felt totally out of my depth. However I quickly began to see the change in my heart and whilst I don’t have a ‘special gift’, I realise now that I am an evangelist.Read more