Evangelizing 2 associates at work ideas

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  1. evangelist6589

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    Please note I am not interested in a debate only a exchange of ideas. Not interested in criticism of me and my evangelism neither.

    Okay here is the story. I work in a fast paced work environment and have made friends with two associates one male and one female. The male is a Hindu, and the female a confessing Catholic professing Relativist. Finding deep conversations about spiritual things is not easy in the environment. The female had told me she wanted to keep our communications casual and professional, and she did reject 2/3 of the tracts I gave her. However today I invited her to a Carnival event with her husband and she appreciated the invite and my thinking of the family, so perhaps this may change things and open her to the gospel. The female only wanted to keep things casual due to a "appearance of evil" as she does not want any problems with my spouse. The male is introverted and does not talk much. I strive to greet him whenever I can. I see that he has a family and is a very positive individual. He is also very moral and I have never heard a cuss word from his mouth. I know his father recently passed away and he was out of work for 2 weeks. I also invited the male to the Carnival event next weekend and he thanked me and said he would attend with his kids.

    I have a special burden for these 2 souls so how can I witness to them given my situation? Looking for ideas. There is a strong possibility both will attend the Carnival event and perhaps both may stop by my church booth.

    Today at work someone made a harassing remark to the female and she busted back in the door and said that was a rude comment. I said not a word but perhaps I should not have or should suggest she not tolerate the remarks of males whom say such things.
     
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    My mom was the most amazing witness at work and she did it very gently and with few words. She prayed. When a co-worker was complaining about their spouse, she asked them if she could pray for them and she would say a quick prayer with them. She was genuinely interested when they spoke of personal things and she would give great counsel but most of all, she would pray and then ask people how they were doing after that. My mom led MANY to the Lord just by doing this and 5 of those women that she led to the Lord were standing around her hospital bed reading Scripture and singing to her when she passed away years later.

    What was amazing about this was that her co-workers loved her gentleness, genuine concern for their lives (not just their souls) and her ability to get her work done well along with spending a little time with each of them. Mama was a special lady. :)
     
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    Well you have already crossed a line with the female coworker and she recognize it even if you don't, so your testimony with her is stained. Focus on the male but not at the expense of your duties to your job as that would be another stain on your testimony. Talk to him during breaks or if he comes to the carnival feel free to talk to him all you want. Leave the lady alone. If your wife talks to her and connects with her great let your wife witness to her but you should not.
     
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    Actually I was witnessing when I was text messaging and she was opening up the gospel as indicated by some of her statements. But Satan did not want that to happen and found a way to halt it.

    As for the male I do my job just fine and do not witness at the expense of my duties. Do you think I am stupid or something?
     
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    Why were you text messaging a women that is not your wife?
    Again by your own statement you crossed a line with her. She recognize that. Sad that you do not. Your priority really needs to be your marriage, not trying to get in a deeper relationship with this women.
     
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    You are just looking to find fault in me clearly. My goal is to evangelize and win souls to the Lord. NOTE I am not text messaging her anymore, and we only email at work, but its all business related, or in the case sometimes pure friendship emails PERIOD. But I am NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT TRYING TO START A RELATIONSHIP WITH HER so stop it with that lie.
     
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    I have never said you were trying to "Start A Relationship with Her" so you can stop that lie about me.

    All I have ever said was that you crossed a line, and you have admitted to that, and yet here you are backtracking on that and still trying to get justification for your actions toward her.
    It is clear from your post that the only reason you are not text messaging her anymore is because SHE stopped it. That should give you pause that an unsaved person recognized that a line had been crossed when you did not see that.
     
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    Other thread

    The other thread got closed so I will conclude with this.

    Rlbosley thanks for the advice. Yours is the only one in this thread I am listening too. I am just gonna pray and focus on Cegar. But next time I witness to a woman I need to inform my wife.
     
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    At this point your priority should be your wife.
    You are not loving your wife when you text another women behind her back. You are not loving your wife when you think about giving said women a gift.

    Marriage is suppose to be a message to the world about Christ and the Church. I can think of no better way to witness to co-workers, of both genders then to have a marriage that actually reflects Christ and the Church.
    So you want an idea of how to evangelise people at work, make your wife the priority she should be in your life. Love her like you should. Praise her before your co-workers. (And that would include online because with your online footprint it is easy to know who you are in real life). Blaming your wife for rightfully getting mad at keep secrets is not loving her.
     
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    Where is this advice from RLBosley? I don't see it in this thread.
     
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    He posted on the other board that Evan posts, where he is still trying to justify going behind his wife back to talk to this women at work.
     
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    Let me guess--Evan makes duplicate posts on another board hoping to get different answers than he gets on BB? Answers that will agree with his ideas? And he gets the same advice there as he does here?
     
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    The best advice I got came from an email I got from a "professional evangelist." He suggested I be careful but he did not say what I did was forbidden, just an area where one needs wisdom and caution. Thats the best advice and its the one I will listen to most since it came from a source that has published evangelism books.
     
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    Oh go chase a rabbit
     
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    You should have said either.

    You boast about all the books you've read and chide others for being virtually illiterate. Yet your posts indicate that you don't read very well. Just an observation.
    What an incredibly awkward sentence. And there you go again using whom when who is proper. You should read your posts out loud before you submit them.

    When tempted to use whom just pause, reflect and drop the m.
     
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    Yup pretty much.
    On the other board it came out that he was texting this gal at work, behind his wife's back, and she got mad when she found out (as I would as well) and he is still thinking about giving this gal a gift (a Newsboy CD to Witness) even though his wife wants him to have nothing to do with her. He got upset that everyone over there said that he was crossing a line and was not being wise in his approach to this gal at work, or his wife.
    I guess he found the justification he wanted in one of his many books that he holds in higher esteem then the Bible, at least on this issue of Fleeing temptation, and Loving his wife.
     
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    Do you know what a contraction is? That's and it's are examples.
     
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    Oh boy. Texting and giving gifts to a woman, not his wife, under the guise of witnessing. Yeah, I see no good outcomes here.
     
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    What qualified it as "the best advice you've gotten"?

    I advised you in the other thread to be careful; but this guy's advice was better than mine? I'm hurt.
     
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