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Liberty Theological Seminary

Share Jesus Without Fear

A Paper
Submitted to Dr. Harold D. Bryant
In Partial Fulfillment
Of the Requirements for the Course
Contemporary Evangelism
EVAN 565

By

31 January 2010

Biographical Entry

Fay, William. Share Jesus Without Fear. Nashville: B&H Publishing Group, 1999.

Author Information

The author of the book is Bill Fay. He was present and CEO of a multi-million dollar corporation, held ties to the mob, and owned one of the largest houses of prostitution. As he faced jail time, Bill began searching for peace and later found it in Jesus Christ on March, 4, 1981. He graduated from Denver Seminary in 1987, and has shared his faith with more than twenty-five thousand people on a one-to-one basis. Mr. Fay’s series Share Jesus Without Fear has over 3.5 million copies in print, and includes a Share Jesus Without Fear New Testament.

Content Summary
The purpose of this book is to provide Christians encouragement and freedom to share their faith, and to equip them with the tools needed to do so. The book consists of three major sections: What are the fears/objections associated to sharing our faith? How do we share and bring to decision? and What do we do with a person once they accept Jesus as their Lord and Savior?

Mr. Fay begins his book by addressing six of the most common fears that keeps a person from sharing their faith. The first and most common is “I’m afraid of being rejected.” He claims, “when they reject the message, they are not rejecting us, they are rejecting Jesus and God’s word.” (p.17) The five other reasons are: 2. I’m afraid what my friends will think. 3. I can’t share with my co-workers. 4. I’m afraid that I will loose my friends and relatives. 5. I don’t know enough. 6. I don’t know how. He addresses...
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