Honest Evangelism Blog Tour

Shaun Tabatt —  April 7, 2015
Honest Evangelism Book Cover Honest Evangelism
Rico Tice (Author), Carl Laferton
The Good Book Company
April 6, 2015
112 pages

Hostility and hunger that's the response to the message of Jesus. The first is painful, the second is wonderful, and Rico Tice is honest about both.

Short, clear, realistic and humorous, this book will challenge you to be honest in your conversations about Jesus, help you to know how to talk about him, and thrill you that God can and will use ordinary people to change eternal destinies.

This week, the Cross Focused Reviewers are participating in a book review blog tour for Honest Evangelism by Rico Tice and Carl Laferton. Excerpts and links to the reviews will appear below as they are available:

“An honest approach to evangelism will show itself to be the catalyst for making disciples of all the nations.”
Reviewer: James Sisco
Rating: 4 Stars

Honest Evangelism by Rico Tice is a book you need to pick up.”
Reviewer: Theron St. John
Rating: 4 Stars

“This is a very good book on witnessing by Rico Tice.”
Reviewer: Jim Lee
Rating: 5 Stars

“This book was very thought-provoking, and I am glad to have read it.”
Reviewer: H Marshall
Rating: 5 Stars

“This is a very helpful and encouraging book on evangelism.”
Reviewer: Brian Cosby
Rating: 4 Stars

“This was one of the best books on evangelism I have ever read.”
Reviewer: Spencer Cummins
Rating: 4 Stars

“I’m preparing a series on evangelism, and I plan on using this book heavily. I highly recommend it.”
Reviewer: Darryl Dash
Rating: 5 Stars

“Tice’s book pointed me back to God’s Word and gave me revived a desire to tell others the good news.”
Reviewer: Jonathan Roberts
Rating: 5 Stars

“This is a helpful book that exhorts the reader to be the kind of faithful person who leads others to faith.”
Reviewer: Kaye Chalwell
Rating: 4 Stars

“This is a great tool and I would recommend buying it.”
Reviewer: Jaime Beyersdorf
Rating: 5 Stars

“This tiny book will help turn your fearfulness into faithfulness.”
Reviewer: Louis Zinc
Rating: 4 Stars

“This is a helpful book for anyone seeking to share their faith.”
Reviewer: James Matichuk
Rating: 4 Stars

“Read this book, pray that God would give you opportunities to evangelize, and go make disciples.”
Reviewer: Kenneth Clayton
Rating: 5 stars

“Honest Evangelism will help you identify what’s behind your painline, as well as how to cross it… and why you should.”
Reviewer: Suzanne Jackson
Rating: 5 Stars

“Rico Tice has provided an accessible primer on evangelism that helps us to have correct expectations about both the challenges and joys of the task.”
Reviewer: Tim Campbell
Rating: 3 Stars

“I highly recommend this book to you.”
Reviewer: Rani Grant
Rating: 5 Stars

“I highly recommend this book.”
Reviewer: Joey Parker
Rating: 4 Stars

“I was very much encouraged by this book.”
Reviewer: William Perkins
Rating: 4 Stars

“This is a great resource to make that difference, to see the lost as Jesus sees the lost, to humble ourselves that Jesus includes us to proclaim the good news.”
Reviewer: Jeanie Schwagerman
Rating: 5 Stars

“This book was quite challenging to me, as well as incredibly helpful.”
Reviewer: Zach Ford
Rating: 5 Stars

“This book will be a useful quick reference tool for teaching on this subject in the church, or for one-on-one discipleship.”
Reviewer: Jonathan Tomes
Rating: 4 Stars

“This work is an excellent addition for the everyday believer in Christ to fulfill their calling to evangelize.”
Reviewer: Matthew Kratz
Rating: 4 Stars

“If you want to be challenged to trust the King, love the lost, pray and proclaim, take hell seriously and love the Savior more than your own life – or reputation – then this book is for you.”
Reviewer: Alan Davey
Rating: 5 Stars

“I give this book 8 out of 10 stars for usefulness, sound theology, and ease of reading!”
Reviewer: William Sipling
Rating: 4 stars

“I heartily commend this book both for its clarion call to return to honest evangelism and its simplicity in presentation.”
Reviewer: Cliff VanNostrand
Rating: 5 Stars

“This has been a topic that has been on my mind recently and this book helped me to work through all the ideas and questions that had needed to be processed. ”
Reviewer: Mary Vidinich
Rating: 4 Stars

“a great resource for all the people in any church who insist that the Holy Spirit gave them gifts, but evangelism wasn’t one of them.”
Reviewer: Karl Dumas
Rating: 4 Stars

“a good starting point for those who have faced considerable legitimate challenges in inviting friends to church, in talking to people about Christ in general.”
Reviewer: Xi Ming
Rating: 4 Stars

“In Honest Evangelism: How to Talk about Jesus Even When It’s Tough, Rico Tice has shown the reader both the urgency of evangelism and the challenges it can pose in our society.”
Reviewer: Don Haflich
Rating: 3 Stars

“I recommend this book and believe those who read it will find practical and useful tools to overcome their fear of evangelism.”
Reviewer: Dave Jenkins
Rating: 4 Stars