What To Do When You Are Burning to Preach But Don’t Have Anyone To Listen

By: Curtis Ophoven 0 Comments   12/29/2010

For a good part of my adult life, I have struggled with this issue.  Even at a young age, I felt called to tell people about the work of Jesus Christ and the freedom and blessing that come with His good news.

When most people feel the burning desire to tell others about Jesus Christ and share the joy that is in them, they start to think that perhaps they are called to become a pastor of a local church or to become a missionary to another nation.  

Those are good things to become, but I’m talking about the burning desire that almost everyone discovers when they put their trust in Jesus Christ, begin to study His Word and discover a whole new worldview.

Sometimes our jobs create an opportunity to share our joy with co-workers, which becomes an outlet to preach and teach people about Jesus Christ.  But many times this is not the case because we are called to work with all our might with whatever we do and therefore we do not have adequate opportunities to talk to people around us. 

Over the last few years, Facebook and other Social Media technologies have become great opportunities to influence a larger group of people.  These are great tools to use to tell the people closest to us about the joy that is in us. Their  limitation is that they are designed for our social sphere of people that are in some way connected to us. 

Blogging has become an even greater way to influence people, because it has the potential to reach a larger group of people, even millions.  I have found blogging to be one of the most influential technologies of the last decade. 

But again, the limitation to blogging is that it is very personal and one person is limited in what they can understand and talk about.  The solution is to create a group of bloggers all burning to share the joy that is in them with the rest of the world. 

Delight Media was created for just this reason.  The contributing writers have a burning desire to share the knowledge of Jesus Christ with the rest of the world.  We have come together to increase our ability to influence and education a greater amount of people - and we are looking for you!

There are millions of listeners on the Internet everyday reading, learning, seeking and desperately searching for answers to life’s questions.   We have the answers, and scripture tells us to give an answer to everyone who asks about the hope that is in us.  (1 Peter 3:15)

If you have the joy of the Lord, which comes from understanding who God is and what He has done, and you want more of it, then you know what to do, get to know Him even more by studying His Word and sharing it with others and experiencing how He changes their lives forever and sometimes the instant they are exposed to the truth.

If you know the Lord, then you hear His voice and are unable to control the joy of the Lord that is the Fruit of the Spirit. (Galatians 5: 22-25) Perhaps it’s time you let the joy of the Lord pour out of you on the Internet and begin telling the world what He has done in your life. 

So I ask you to consider joining us, become a contributing writer and help us change the world by telling them about Jesus Christ and what He has done.


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