If we are aware of the frequency in which we are engaging or not engaging others to point them to Christ, we would be more compelled to share. It’s for this reason, in my journal I created what I call the ‘EvangeList’. Every time I get to share my faith with someone, rather they are a complete stranger or friend or family, I write it down in order to keep track of my engagements.
Journaling can be a time of great internal reflection. Some of my clearest thoughts come when I am alone with God, a pen, and paper. When God allows your mind, heart, and hand to connect through journaling, sometimes you have the natural urge to want to share with someone – but should you?
For scores of veterans returning home from the Middle East, the transition to civilian life will not be an easy one. Nearly half of the returning veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan will report at least some difficulty reintegrating to civilian life, including post-traumatic stress disorder.