Proselytise: to convert or attempt to convert (someone) from one religion, belief, or opinion to another.
Why are Christians such god-botherers? Is it possible to share your belief system with someone who doesn’t accept without being a jerk? Many people today would have you believe that there is no context in which proselytising could be considered a good thing.
This episode is supported by Zondervan’s MasterLecture Series.
- Find out more about our guest, Dr Sam Chan
- And check out his latest book, How to talk about Jesus (without being THAT guy)
- And here’s a rather extensive review of Sam’s book here.
- Sam’s book Evangelism in a Skeptical World: How to Make the Unbelievable News About Jesus More Believable won Christianity Today’s Book of the Year in evangelism and apologetics.
- PS — How to Talk about Jesus (without being THAT guy) is the popular-level version of the more textbook-style Evangelism in a Skeptical World.
- Sam quoted Mark Sayers, co-host of the podcast This Cultural Moment.
Meet our guest
Sam (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; MBBS, University of Sydney) is a public speaker for City Bible Forum and Third Space, where he speaks regularly to high school students, city workers, doctors, and lawyers.
He is the author of award winning books: How to Talk About Jesus (Without Being THAT Guy), Evangelism in a Skeptical World, Preaching as the Word of God, and Topical Preaching in a Complex World: How to Proclaim Truth and Relevance at the Same Time