About D. Winter

Hailing from near the devil’s wilderness, across the blue yonder, I was called out of obscurity to be a disciple of Jesus, a husband, a dad and a pastor in Calgary. I’m a lover of cultures, the occasional cold brew, a bookworm, an avid sports fan, and I’m slowly learning the banjo!

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  • D. shared from Fool's Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion by Os Guinness
    Almost all our witnessing and Christian communication assumes that people are open to what we have to say, or at least are interested, if not in need of what we are saying. Yet most people quite simply are not open, not interested and not needy, and in much of the advanced modern world fewer people are open today than even a generation ago. Indeed, many are more hostile, and their hostility is greater than the Western church has faced for centuries.
    Note: Almost all our witnessing and Christian communication assumes that people are open to what we have to say, or at least are interested, if not in need of what we are saying. [more]
  • D. shared from Fool's Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion by Os Guinness
    Almost all our witnessing and Christian communication assumes that people are open to what we have to say, or at least are interested, if not in need of what we are saying. Yet most people quite simply are not open, not interested and not needy, and in much of the advanced modern world fewer people are open today than even a generation ago. Indeed, many are more hostile, and their hostility is greater than the Western church has faced for centuries.
  • D. shared from Fool's Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion by Os Guinness
    Almost all our witnessing and Christian communication assumes that people are open to what we have to say, or at least are interested, if not in need of what we are saying. Yet most people quite simply are not open, not interested and not needy, and in much of the advanced modern world fewer people are open today than even a generation ago. Indeed, many are more hostile, and their hostility is greater than the Western church has faced for centuries.
  • D. shared from Fool's Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion by Os Guinness
    Our urgent need today is to reunite evangelism and apologetics, to make sure that our best arguments are directed toward winning people and not just winning arguments, and to seek to do all this in a manner that is true to the gospel itself. The
    Note: "Our urgent need today is to reunite evangelism and apologetics..."
  • D. shared from Fool's Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion by Os Guinness
    Our urgent need today is to reunite evangelism and apologetics, to make sure that our best arguments are directed toward winning people and not just winning arguments, and to seek to do all this in a manner that is true to the gospel itself. The
    Note: "Our urgent need today is to reunite evangelism and apologetics, to make sure that our best arguments are directed toward winning people and not just winning arguments, and to seek to do all this in a manner that is true to the gospel itself."
(Calgary Canada)
D. Winter