of a Testimony
A testimony is
the story of how you became a Christian. This is to help them make the
same decision and to gain a greater understanding on how to become a
God to help
you through prayer and to guide you in your presentation.
outline for your talk
you became a Christian.
a Christian. Include the specific events that involved your decision.
The prayer you may have prayed) your explanation should be such that
at the end of your testimony will know how they can become Christian.
happened to your life as a result of becoming a Christian ( If you
a Christian as a young child then this may be the section that you want
with an interesting
story and finish with a thought provoking comment or question. Remember
that the aim of the testimony is to make other think about becoming a
Present your material
in such a way that the people will be able to identify with it.
a Christian is someone who is forgiven by Jesus dying in the cross in
NOT TO DO
not use Christian
jargon eg. Saved, born again, faith, sin, holiness etc. As many people
may not know what you mean or have a wrong understanding of them.
not be vague.
eg. Then God told me.. or Then I prayed the sinners prayer
Christians or churches in a bad way as this then may become a stumbling
block to them.
not be negative
about other people or especially your audience.
not imply that
now you are a Christian you are perfect or better than them. As a
you are only better than one person, who you were beforehand.
people in the audience by saying such things as "only a real fool
what you are
going to say and what you are hoping to achieve.
not put your
hands across your mouth, mumble or turn away from the audience.
that someone who is in the back corner can hear you clearly.
it out in
full, then pick you key points and practice it. (Possibly in front of a