Open Air Preaching: Your Message

Posted by on Dec 11, 2018 in Blog, General

The message to the unbeliever is, “in Jesus Christ is the forgiveness of sins”. Therefore the evangelist’s goal is to set Jesus Christ crucified [Galatians 3:1] before your hearers and call them to repent, from idolatry which leads to sin, and believe in the true and living God [1 Thessalonians 1:9]. You can take many scriptural paths to the cross,...

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Open Air Preaching: You are an Ambassador of Christ

Posted by on Dec 10, 2018 in Blog, General

You are perceived as a Christian and a representative of the teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ.  Created in God’s image man has an understanding of right and wrong.  Here’s an example: At a Falcons game one Sunday a unbelieving fan asked, “Why do the players not point to the sky when they drop a pass?” The fan understood the inconsistency...

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Open Air Preaching: Praying for the Civil Magistrate

Posted by on Nov 23, 2018 in Blog, General

I Timothy 2:1-2: First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, 2 for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity. This is an exhortation to be in constant pray for the civil magistrate in your area and those who govern the venues...

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Get in the Game: Mexico City

Posted by on Nov 23, 2018 in Blog, General
Get in the Game: Mexico City

The picture is from a Park in Mexico City where we evangelized on Saturday, November 17. What you can’t see is the road that separated the people from me.  But the point of the picture is to show that there was a significant amount of foot traffic and that they would cross the road to pass by me. In their crossing they were able to hear the Gospel and also...

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Open Air Preaching: Stand in the Public area

Posted by on Nov 19, 2018 in Blog, General

When you come upon a venue look for the location where there is plenty of foot traffic in the public area instead of standing in a place that interferes with the operation of the venue. These places are at almost every venue because the developers of the venue have created a path for fans to walk to the stadium. Public areas are typically identified as sidewalks or...

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Open Air Preaching: Preach for Conversion

Posted by on Nov 18, 2018 in Blog, General

The work of the evangelist is to preach for conversion. This means for the souls that hear the Word to be called to turn from unbelief to belief in the Lord Jesus Christ. The Lord Jesus should be the center of your message and your message should leave no doubt as to what you want these souls to do. Salvation, reconciliation with God [II Corinthians 5:17-19], eternal...

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Get in the Game: Pro Bowl ’19

Posted by on Nov 18, 2018 in Blog, Featured Slider, General
Get in the Game: Pro Bowl ’19

Pro Bowl is being held Sunday, January 27th at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, FL. This is the third time for SFOI to be at the Pro Bowl. The Pro Bowl Outreach combines an outreach at the Gasparilla Festival on Saturday in Tampa, FL with the Pro Bowl game Sunday in Orlando, FL. Location of event: Tampa and Orlando, FL. Event Leader: Bill Adams Dates: Jan. 26 –...

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Get in the Game: College Football Championship

Posted by on Nov 18, 2018 in Blog, Featured Slider, General
Get in the Game: College Football Championship

SFOI is looking for eight men who believe they are called to evangelistic work or who have a passion for souls to hear the Gospel to spend the three days proclaiming the Gospel to the NCAA College Football Championship fans. Pray now about joining SFOI to preach the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ at the College Football Championship being held January 5 – 7, 2019...

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Open Air Preaching: location

Posted by on Oct 24, 2018 in Blog, General

Doc Schank a faithful evangelist is standing on the sidewalk outside a busy mall and commercial area in Wimbledon, England. He easily preaches and looks at the people. He demonstrates the simplicity of finding a busy location, standing where everyone can hear him but he does not obstruct their walk way and is thus able to continue proclaiming Words of life for a...

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Open Air Preaching: Just do it – 2 Tim 4:2

Posted by on Oct 23, 2018 in Blog, General

Many people speculate about the effectiveness of open air preaching, etc. and we, out of a sense of respect enter into these discussions with a genuine desire to persuade people that yes it is effective and here’s how. Often these discussions end up being discouraging to us and lead us to quit or not be as enthusiastic as we were. At the end of the day our job...

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