Suggestions for Distributing Pocket Crosses
At Your Church: Plan a service. Consider offering one to every person as they enter the church before the service begins. Upon conclusion of the service have a lead person introduce and fully describe the ministry and include some testimonials. Say prayer for God’s blessing for their efforts. Let the attendees know as they exit the church there are additional crosses that you have set a side in a special container full of crosses. In addition, have a stack of ACT pamphlets next to the container of Pocket Crosses which will educate them on passing them out to the public.
At Christian Groups: There are many groups outside of weekly service. These might include congregates of women, men, teenagers, and special prayer groups that incorporate evangelism into their programs. In addition, Bible study programs, seniors, volunteers serving the handicapped, elderly and other segments of society. Persons with knowledge of the should give the introduction at those activities.
With Individuals’ Personal Ministries: Various Christians conduct personal ministries that include people in medical, service professions, hospitals, Chaplin’s, social workers, and counselors.
FOR GIVING SOMEONE A POCKET CROSS: Take out a pocket cross and while giving it to a recipient say, “I would like to give you that small remembrance, I am a Christian and Jesus is my Lord and Savior and the leader of my life”.
DO NOT BE AFRAID
Subsequently the Holy Spirit intercedes with the person. Usually a typical response is one of thanks which sometimes leading to a chance to witness. Numerous times you may have a new friend and a closer relationship could develop.
Always remember to pray for each person and remember, God uses us to plant the seed and the Holy Spirit takes over from there.