Studies in the Book of Acts: How to Be Effective in Our Outreach
Guest speaker Eric Knopf continues our studies in the book of Acts. Chapter 17 describes the apostle Paul’s ministry in several places. Each place yielded different results. Paul focused on being a slave to all men so that he could win more people for Jesus. Eric summarizes Paul’s key ministry tenets in 5 C’s of effective outreach: commitment; context; conversation; clout; and, character, and describes how those can be practically applied in today’s environment.
The 5 C’s of Effective Outreach
1: Commitment• Effective outreach requires _________________• Light always _______________________• Expect _________________2: Context• Your job is not to tell people _____________________. Your job is to _________________________• When you speak to someone, trust that _________________________.• Engage with people _________________________3: Conversation• Help people ____________________________• If you want to be the most interesting person in the room, ____________________________ • Ask people what they do to _________________________________.4: Clout• We all have a ___________________ • Earn the privilege to ______________• ___________________ used well gives you greater _________________5: Character• ___________________ is more persuasive than _______________• People are watching how you ______________________• Be the one someone ____________________________________