The fact is we all recognize the need to live generous, hospitable, Spirit-led, Christlike lives as missionaries to our own neighborhoods. We want to live our faith out in the open for all to see. Unfortunately, some of us grew up in churches that expected something less from us. For a 8 | P a g e start, we were often told we are all evangelists and we were expected to memorize prefabricated Gospel presentations and to go forth and share that presentation with anyone who would listen. For a lot of us, this was a mortifying prospect. For a variety of reasons (temperament, lack of knowledge, lack of relationship), we felt inadequate and ended up feeling guilty about our lack of evangelistic zeal. Often, those who were confident enough to do it were so obnoxious in their approach they turned unbelievers away in droves.