What Twilight, Breaking Dawn Part 2 Taught Me About Witnessing

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I grew up in a conservative evangelical church.  We were told all the time that it was our duty to “witness.”  People “went witnessing.”  If I said I knew a non-Christian I was asked, “Did you witness to her?”At some point, as I got older I started to question all this “witnessing.”  What exactly does that mean? What if they don’t want to hear about my beliefs? Who am I to tell them what they should believe?  Witnessing seemed an awful lot like Bible thumping and, as I’ve written about before, I’m not a big fan of the thumpers.  Somewhere along the line I just sort-of struck that word from my vocabulary.  I didn’t want anyone telling me why I should leave my faith for theirs. It seemed I should… you know… do unto others…

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