What's With The Dinosaur Tracks?
of the ways we attract people to the booth is by using dinosaur
tracks.. It's unusual, and having the opportunity to touch a
dinosaur track results in people stopping at our booth instead of
This gives us the opportunity, at a minimum, to offer them a gospel
tract... and almost everyone who stops to see the dinosaur tracks
takes a million
The dinosaur tracks seem to work particular well at attracting
families, kids and young teens.
What do you say when someone stops and asks about the dinosaur
the tracks are real.
You can say, "I'm sorry, but I'm not the person who knows
about the dinosaur tracks. They are real and you can touch them,
if you like."
Then offer them a million dollar bill. Maybe say, "Everyone
who touches the dinosaur tracks gets a million dollar bill."
Then hand a million dollar bill gospel tract to everyone.
What type of dinosaur made the tracks?
These were made by a raptor type of dinosaur. Raptors are the vicious,
mean dinosaurs in the movie Jurassic park.
Where did these dinosaur tracks come from?
tracks came from Massachusetts.
How big was the dinosaur?
Measuring from the heel to the tip of the longest toe, an inch
of the length of the dinosaur track is about a foot in height for
the dinosaur. A track that is six inches long was made by a dinosaur
that was about six feet tall.
How do you get from dinosaurs to the subject of the gospel?
After you've talked briefly about the dinosaur tracks, then it
is time to bring up the gospel.
A. One approach is to offer them a million dollar bill and
use that as the transition. Say something like, "Would you
like this million dollar bill? It has the million dollar question
on the back. Have you ever thought about what happens after you
B. Or you can be straight up about it, and say something
like: "Do you know why we have these dinosaur tracks here?
They are to get you to stop so I can ask you a question. Would you
like to know what the question is?" (The question is, what
do you think happens after you die?)
Most people will look puzzled, they'll look around the booth, and
then say, "Sure."
C. You can ask, "What happened to the dinosaurs?"
The response you'll get is, "They died out millions of years
ago." Then ask, "Do you ever think about what happens
after you die?"
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