Since I was a kid I have been fascinated with evangelism. My Dad taught me a simple gospel outline called “The Romans Road” when I was about ten years old and I used it to explain the gospel to friends and strangers alike. In high school I used my study hall to read books about the Christian life, pastoral work, the Bible and evangelism. I especially love to read stories of how people came to faith. I never tire of hearing stories like that.
A few years ago I discovered Bill Hybels’ book: Just Walk Across the Room: Simple Steps Pointing People to Faith. It is filled with stories of people coming to faith and stories of believers who are engaging people in gospel conversations. I bought it and read it immediately. Yesterday I began my second reading of the book. It’s hard to put down.
Years ago I adopted a goal in life:
I want to make a difference in this world that lasts. If you want to make an eternal difference during your short years on this planet, this book will be a powerful and practical help.
Here is a talk by Bill Hybels on the subject: