Originally posted by Omnislash
Okay, here's my rap sheet.
Witnessing on the street: Depends. If you mean holding up a sign with a biblical reference or handing out fliers toting my personal brand of truth, then no, I have not nor do I intend to. If you mean have I held a discussion about my theistic beliefs in public, then yes. I won nationals in debate with such a topic.
As fa ...[text shortened]... like to note however, that I do not define myself, or my theistic well being, by these actions.
You should'nt do these things to search for a definition in my oppinion anyway. I know that's not what you meant, it's just my way of agreeing with you. The topic was brought up I thought I'd ask.
I also have never held a sign or handed out fliers. I have offered advice, in what limited capacity I am able to those who have asked.
I have even given advive on fliers. There was a flier that looked like a twenty dollar u.s. currency bill that was passed around a couple years back. Someone gave me one, and I explained my position. If you give a person in need a fake bill, or leave one on the street for a person in need to find, you are falsifying your intent. I told them that I would'nt want someone to pick it up or recieve it thinking of it as a gift, only to be misled and then dissappointed. I think this is clearly not what the intentions were. These were Christians, and I'm sure they did'nt mean for people to equate dissappointment with God.
This lady who gave me this flier seemed almost offended at firt and walked away. I saw her a couple weeks later, and she told me she had thought about my words and prayed on this issue, and came to the conclusion that I was right. She said she would from then out not use any form of deceptive flier in her ministry to people.