Stephen Liggins

Stephen Liggins serves as senior assistant minister at Anglican Churches Springwood and is a visiting lecturer at Sydney Missionary & Bible College. He is enthusiastically married with two children, and enjoys sport, movies, reading, and reminiscing about his backpacking days. He is the author of Travelling the World as Citizens of Heaven, a new book from Matthias Media.

It’s the journey, not just the destination: Tips on how to travel

  • Stephen Liggins
  • 15 April 2019

Living in the light of the Scriptures always yields great benefits, and given the absolute relevance of God to everything, his revealed priorities are crucial to all travel considerations.

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On the wings of the dawn: Top tips for travel

  • Stephen Liggins
  • 25 March 2019

Going abroad must be one of the most widely practised but least considered activities in which Christians participate.

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The gospel that turns awkward to awesome

  • Stephen Liggins
  • 13 November 2017

We know what people in our culture will not like hearing, and we prefer to avoid things that are awkward or unpleasant. The problem is that the gospel—literally the best news in the world—contains awkward bits.

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Evangelistic opposition: Are we up for it?

  • Stephen Liggins
  • 20 September 2017

In Acts—regardless of the speaker, regardless of the audience, regardless of the dominant response in a particular situation—gospel proclamation always leads to opposition.

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Broaden your evangelism repertoire

  • Stephen Liggins
  • 29 May 2017

Scripture indicates that the apostle was flexible in his approach to sharing the gospel. Different contexts, it seemed, encouraged him to broaden his repertoire.

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The inviting nature of Christianity

  • Stephen Liggins
  • 23 January 2017

You could change the world, just like Albert McMakin did when he asked a young man he knew to an evangelistic event.

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Turn off the automatic self-censor button!

  • Stephen Liggins
  • 15 September 2016

Your personal testimony can be very powerful when speaking with non-believers, so don't hold back on how you've experienced God in your life.

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An unsung evangelistic hero

  • Stephen Liggins
  • 4 July 2016

Stephen Liggins introduces us to an overlooked ‘hero’ of evangelism, but it isn’t who you’d expect.

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Persuasion: the right stuff

  • Stephen Liggins
  • 18 May 2016

Persuasion can be a useful tool for gospel proclamation. But what sorts of persuasive methods are open to Christians? Stephen Liggins offers some suggestions from the Book of Acts.

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Persuasion is not (necessarily) a dirty word

  • Stephen Liggins
  • 6 April 2016

Because people are generally suspicious of religious persuasion, we may be tempted to leave it out in our evangelism. Stephen Liggins argues why that may not necessarily be a good thing.

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