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Becoming a Contagious Christian

Communicating Your Faith in a Style That Fits You

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This Willow Creek Resources six-session evangelism course for churches and groups of all sizes is designed to equip believers for effective evangelism by showing them how they can share the gospel in a natural and powerful way while being the person God made them to be. The kit includes 1 leader's guide, (0310257867), 1 participant's guide (0310257875), 1 DVDs (0310257883) , 1 PowerPoint CD-ROM (0310257891), 1 Clamshell (0310257905), 1 Becoming a Contagious Christian Getting Started Guide (03102
Helping Christians Communicate Their Faith in a Style that Fits Them Imagine everyone in your church . . . * Confidently discussing matters of faith with friends * Talking about Jesus in a style that's personal and natural * Living each day with a vision and passion to reach others It can happen! Over one million people have experienced the groundbreaking evangelism training course, Becoming a Contagious Christian---a proven resource designed to equip believers for relational evangelism. Now revised and updated to train entire churches, it avoids stereotyped approaches that feel intimidating to many Christians---and to their friends! Instead, it shows ordinary believers how they can share the gospel in natural and effective ways while being the person God made them to be. Participants learn how to: * Build spiritually significant relationships * Direct conversations toward matters of faith * Explain biblical truth in everyday language * Tell their own story of coming to faith * Use easy-to-remember gospel illustrations * Pray with someone to receive Christ, and more! Exciting features of the revised edition include: * All-new DVD vignettes, including dramas, testimonies, person-on-the-street segments, and a vision-casting segment for leaders * Two teaching options: teach the course yourself (ideal for large group seminars); or use the teaching DVDs and let Mark Mittelberg and Lee Strobel teach it for you (a great option for small groups and Sunday school classes) New CD-ROM that includes PowerPoint presentations and resources for a Contagious Campaign. Includes an Implementation Guide that details how to run a four- to six-week church-wide event---complete with promotional materials, sermon transcripts, and course materials for use in small groups or Sunday school classes. Becoming a Contagious Christian works with any size gathering, from small groups of two to fourteen, to Sunday school classes and other large groups of fifteen to 1,500 or more. It can be presented successfully in any of the following formats: * Six sessions of 50 minutes each in small groups or Sunday school classes * Three sessions of two-and-a-half hours each * One- or two-day seminars or retreats * Or adapt it to fit the needs of your church! Kit includes: * Leader's Guide * Participant's Guide * Two 180-minute DVDs featuring dramas, interview segments and complete course teaching by Mark Mittelberg and Lee Strobel * CD-ROM with PowerPoint presentations, sermon transcripts, and reproducible promotional materials * Becoming a Contagious Christian book by Bill Hybels and Mark Mittelberg
Contributor Mark Mittelberg , Lee Strobel , Bill Hybels
Short Bio Mark Mittelberg
Mark Mittelberg (MA, Trinity Evangelical Theological School) is an author, speaker, and evangelism strategist. He is coauthor with Bill Hybels of Becoming a Contagious Christian and coauthor with Bill Hybels and Lee Strobel of the Becoming a Contagious Christian curriculum. He previously served as evangelism leader for the Willow Creek Association.

Lee Strobel
Lee Strobel was the award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune and is the best-selling author of The Case for Faith, The Case for Christ, and The Case for a Creator, all of which have been made into documentaries by Lionsgate. With a journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a Master of Studies in Law degree from Yale, Lee wrote 3 Gold Medallion winners and the 2005 Book of the Year with Gary Poole. He and his wife live in Colorado. Visit Lee's website at:

Bill Hybels
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.
UPC 025986257859
ISBN-10 0310257859
ISBN-13 9780310257851
Publish Date Feb 12, 2007
Weight 3.6300
Physical Length 11.63
Physical Width 9.44
Publisher Zondervan
Price $119.99
Format Paperback
Language English

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