Where is Waldo?


You have seen the busy picture in which Waldo is hiding.  The challenge is to find him.  We might have the same question about how to identify the evangelist in your church.  Where are they?  How can  you spot them?

Is there someone in your church whom you think might be an evangelist? Do you wonder if you may be one? Here’s a simple way to evaluate a person’s affinity for evangelism. Circle each number that UNDOUBTEDLY describes them. Choose quickly. The person…

1. Consistently talks about witnessing to others
2. Enjoys helping others in the community
3. Finds it easy to meet and speak with others
4. Accepts calculated risks
5. Knows his neighbors
6. Learns by doing
7. Can fail without lasting loss of confidence
8. Treats work/neighborhood as a mission field
9. Has an interest in the church doing some community service
10. Regularly requests prayer for lost persons
11. Tries new things and adapts to change fairly easily
12. Needs a little help in organization
13. Has unsaved friends with whom he/she does things
14. Encourages others in evangelism, relating, etc.
15. Often “shadows” the pastor and peppers him with questions
16. Prefers ministry outside the church rather than in church programs
17. Sometimes gets frustrated with church meetings or internal focus
18. Reads secular materials
19. Teaches or is willing to learn to teach
20. Is proactive in greeting visitors





Blog written by:  Rick Oglesby

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