TOP ten most wanted List* This idea is as simple as it sounds: A. Make a list of the ten people you would most like to see come to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. B. Do everything you can (appropriately) in your lifetime to attract them to Christ. C. Keep praying until they come to know Christ.
Who should you put on your list? • • • • • • •
The non-believers you love the most Your worst enemy or your toughest competitor Your family members, relatives, or neighbors Your classmates or co-workers The most irritating person you know The loneliest person you know Domestic or international leaders
What should I do? The following are some brainstorming ideas/suggestions: • Pray regularly for their salvation…as God brings them to mind • Find ways to converse or work side-by-side in service to them or others • Send an occasional book, note, email or link to an online resource • Call or write to offer support during tough times or on special occasions • Love them (use your imagination!)
How to Pray for the people on your Top Ten list: As you pray, ask God to work in their lives and to give you wisdom on how to effectively reach out to them. In praying, keep in mind the following three areas: * Adapted from, Ten Most Wanted List, a tool developed by MasterPlanning Group International, Box 6128, Laguna Nigel, California 92677-9990. / Modified by Joel Hogan, Christian Reformed World Missions and Nate Vander Stelt, Christian Reformed Home Missions.
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Them Ask God to: • Draw them towards Himself • Help them to see their sin and their need for forgiveness • Remove the confusion they have about Him and the life He offers • Help them grasp the meaning and importance of the cross of Christ
You Ask God to: • Give you wisdom in knowing how to approach the relationship • Grant you appropriate boldness and courage • Use you to help lead this person into a relationship with Christ • Make you dependent upon the work of the Holy Spirit in the person’s life
Together Ask God to: • Cause depth and trust to grow in the relationship • Open doors for spiritual conversations and guide those conversations • Share testimonies (where/when appropriate) of God’s work with your pastor, congregation and others you know
MY TEN MOST WANTED The following are the ten people I would most like to see come to Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. 1. _____________________________________________ 2. _____________________________________________ 3. _____________________________________________ 4. _____________________________________________ 5. _____________________________________________ 6. _____________________________________________ 7. _____________________________________________ 8. _____________________________________________ 9. _____________________________________________ 10. _____________________________________________ www.crhm.org
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