Initiative Evangelism

by hannah on October 9, 2014

Initiative evangelism

  • Download Jesus Film Media app – play around/familiarize yourself with it
  • Map – country – language – see what types films available in your country

    • Select “Short Films
    • For example, choose: “Vinylphoto(3)
  • Download film (press download the button, the far left option on the middle of screen)
    • Video can now be found under “My Videos” button
    • Watch film before using it in ministry
  • Role play! Referencing the [More] button in the description area
    • After watching the film, pair up for role play
    • Have both friends play the role of “Christian” and then “Student”
    • Note: it will be awkward and take some time getting use to! But practice helps – think of the first time you used one of the other tools – it just takes a little getting use to
  • Questions: choose 2-3 in the [More] section that relate with your personal story

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Let’s be where the people “are”!

by hannah on May 15, 2014

It’s so so easy to share a video on social media sites!

days_small“Days with Jesus” has 4 video series:

  1. “8 Days with Jesus: Who is Jesus?”
  2. “7 Days with Jesus: Grace”
  3. “7 Days with Jesus: Walk with Jesus”
  4. “6 Days with Jesus: Money and Possessions”

Each of these video series has 6-8 episodes, each with Scripture references and follow-up questions.

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Here is an example of scripture and questions:

Scripture Reference: Luke 7:36-50, 8:27-56

Questions:
1. Jesus raises the dead and forgives sin. How does that make me feel?
2. Jesus has absolute power over demons. What does that say about who I am to follow and worship?

Feel free to personalize the already given questions with the link to the video clip, and post it to your social media account. As people comment or “Like”, make sure to respond – maybe even use it as an opportunity to set up a time to meet up!

 

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Conversation Starters

May 12, 2014

“Jesus said to them again, ‘Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.‘” – John 20:21 Highlight of the app On the main ‘browse’ screen is a list of the films currently available. Towards the bottom, you will find “Conversation Starters”. This is the home for our […]

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Map feature

May 6, 2014

“And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And […]

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Puerto Rico

April 14, 2014

The STINT team in Puerto Rico is a pioneering team. Because they are the first team in this country, they are even more willing to try new things to reach the campuses they work on. This month, with a visiting Spring Break team of students from the States, they lead the digital strategy using short […]

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“I’ve never had students do that before…”

April 11, 2014

A team in Central Asia, had a Spring Break team come join them for a week of ministry. One pair of girls went out and showed the short film, ‘Dying Roads’ – a modern version of the parable of the Good Samaritan. Here is what the STINTer reported: “The girls [we shared with] immediately said […]

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#GiveJESUS

April 4, 2014

Hi everyone! TONIGHT at 5 pm EST, Jesus Film, via the help of ‘Thunderclap’ (a social media platform), will be posting all about the new JESUS Film in Blu-ray. Thunderclap has already composed a post and tweet to be sent out on the account of people who sign up. It seriously takes less than 13 […]

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“I could see that the wheels were turning …”

March 30, 2014

Alicia is a STINTer missionary serving in Italy. Her and her team, hosted a Short Film Night a few weeks ago. Here is a story she shared from that event: “Our student leader, Miriana, was there and she was being really quiet during some of the early questions. I could see that the wheels were […]

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Recipe for sharing Jesus

March 27, 2014

Things you’ll need: Headphones A smartphone or tablet (or a friend who has one!) The free Jesus Film Media™ app (install before heading out) Location ideas: college campus, beach boardwalk, airport, any interaction with someone from another country, at a restaurant Willingness to trust God for results   Start with some prayer in asking God […]

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Host a Short Film Night

March 24, 2014

If you serve in a secure/closed country, please email Hannah (hannah@jesusfilmmedia.org) for suggestions on how to plan and promote your event. Videos definitely have been incorporated into our culture.  From angry cats, little children with cute accents, crazy stunts and comedian – film is entertaining, interpretive and visually stimulating – and so shareable! So why […]

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