Vital signs- Thursday,August 26th, 2021

Some years ago, two missionaries visited China. While there, they were passing out gospel tracts. They would give each person a handful and encourage them to share the extra with others. After a while, a guard approached them. "Please don’t give them more than one," he stated. One of the missionaries asked, "Is it illegal to have faith?" "No," the guard replied, "but it is illegal to influence others to join with your faith." 

A faith that is not shared will become extinct. Christians around the world know this and are willing to suffer even government persecution to share their faith. Thankfully, it’s not illegal to witness here in America. Yet so many of God’s children never tell anyone else  how they can receive salvation through Jesus Christ. We have all kinds of reasons—or more accurately, excuses—for