We are saved from God’s wrath and the consequences of disobedience, but for good works. In Ephesians these works include: works of ministry, avoiding unfruitful works of darkness; and serving others in a Christlike manner in family, marriage, work and church.
The most common mistake people make in working with volunteers is thinking that a low bar is the best way to get people onto a ministry team. “You only have to…” “It’s just once every…” “There’s not much preparation…”
Growing up in the church, I held the misconception that evangelism was leading someone through a sinner’s prayer—if I hadn’t done that, I’d failed. But as we read through the New Testament and see evangelism occurring, God paints a very different picture of evangelism.