At The Hills we believe that sharing Christ is about sharing joy, the joy of knowing Christ! To know Christ is to know true joy!
And He said,
"These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full.”
"But now I am coming to you, and these things I speak in the world, that they may have my joy fulfilled in themselves."
John 15:11 (ESV)
John 17:13 (ESV)
At The Hills, we believe evangelism is a core part of who we are as Christians. Sharing the joy of knowing, embracing, trusting, and following Christ is how we lead others to eternal life. We know this through our own experience of having our lives transformed by placing our faith in Christ and through the words of our Lord:
"And this is eternal life, that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent."
John 17:3 (ESV)
I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
John 14:6 (ESV)
And we share Christ with others because our Lord calls us to be His witnesses in this world, proclaiming who He is and how He delivers people from the consequences of their sin, from the wrath of God, and to the glorious reality and unending joy of knowing God.
And Jesus came and said to them,
Jesus said to them,
"All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”
Matt 28:18-20 (ESV)
"But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
Acts 1:8 (ESV)