This Willow Creek Resources evangelism course for churches and groups of all sizes is designed to equip believers for effective evangelism by showing them how they can share the Gospel in a natural and powerful way while being the person God made them to be. It was written by Bill Hybels, Lee Strobel and Mark Mittelberg.
Becoming a Contagious Christian can be used in large or small groups, in weekly seminar or retreat environments.
Styles of Learning
Seminar, small group discussion, Visual drama.
Number of sessions
Eight sessions can be held over eight weeks (50 minute sessions), over four weeks (2-hour sessions) or over a Friday night/Saturday retreat.
- Why become a Contagious Christian?
- Being Yourself
- Building Relationships
- What’s Your Story?
- What’s His Story?
- Crossing the line
- Putting it together
Length of sessions
Course participants learn how to:
- Develop a relaxed natural approach to sharing faith
- Build relationships
- Tell their own stories
- Talk about the story of Jesus
- Help people take steps of faith
- Deal with objections to faith
Teenager to Aged
Where to purchase
Koorong, Word, Willow Creek Association (Willow Creek Association members receive a discount).
Leader’s Kit (Video, OHP Masters, Leader’s Manual, Participant’s Manual) $120
Drama Vignettes Video $38
Paperback by Bill Hybels $15
Leader’s Manual $46
Participant’s Guide $15
Overhead Masters $30
Specific leadership requirements
Country of origin
Available in languages other than English
Spanish (manuals only)
1 drama vignettes video, 1 60-minute video, 1 leader’s guide, 1 participant’s guide, and overhead masters.
Video Player & Television or Data Projector if using video.
Willow Creek Association
Uniting Church Congregations using Becoming a Contagious Christian