“True Story: A Christianity Worth Believing In” (James Choung)

James Choung of InterVarsity put together a excellent explanation of the Christian faith. His “four circles” capture, I believe, a more holistic presentation of Jesus’ kingdom message, offering a natural transition to gospel conversations for projects or outreaches that have a good deeds component.

Here are two training documents for use in preparing students to use this method (the second is adapted for students in the southeast):

Explanation of the Big Story explanation-of-the-big-story-southeast-revision.pdf


I’ve also included three youtube videos below for introduction to the method and as a training help. The third video illustrates the Southeast Revision.

James does an excellent job responding to criticisms/concerns about this presentation of the gospel at his website. His book, True Story , is also excellent.


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