What was the idea behind the tract "A GIFT IS AWAITING YOUR COLLECTION - DOOR TO DOOR TRACT"


Brief description:

An A5 double sided tract, on a slightly thicker paper (170gsm). Ideal for placing through letterboxes.

I wanted to make a tract that would reach more people than just those on the streets. This certainly did that!

It all started when my eyes caught sight of what I thought was a card telling me I had missed a delivery. It was in fact a clever advert to get you to take notice of some offers of a telecoms company. It did not take long for me to realise this would make a good Gospel tract. So I set to work on a design. At first it was a little too similar to the Royal Mail card that people recieve when they miss a delivery. So it changed to what we have today.

After a time on the streets handing out tracts and reaching people, one thing that always stuck out were the number of people that would either dodge the tract or refuse it - REGARDLESS of what was on it (as they had no way of knowing). Incidently, if you feel like your are being dodged way too often, it is probably not because you are giving out a Gospel tract, but rather because they probably think they are trying to be sold to - don't give up!

The more I thought about this tract, the more I realised the strengths of it. All those people who dodge the tract on the streets. All those people who don't venture into a town centre on the days you do. The house bound, the people who never come near where you hand them out - the people you never meet on a 1:1 basis - they would now get an opportunity to read the words of life!

Because of the design, whoever comes into contact with it are VERY likely to read it. There is certainly a gift awaiting their collection - the Gospel and / or the FREE Bible that we offer through the tract.

We have had a wonderful reaction to this tract by Christians - for example, many folk want tens of thousands producing so that they can reach all the doors of their neighbourhood. Or in some cases, their whole town!

One dear brother had an interesting reaction to these tracts when he set about doing the doors in his Lincoln town. You can read the newspaper response here

You can download and print the tract here:A GIFT IS AWAITING YOUR COLLECTION - DOOR TO DOOR TRACT

When we designed and produced the tract, we put together the following article which goes into more detail - click here

Here is a helpful article we also put together "5 ways to reach your neighbours for Christ" - a complimentary set of works to the posting of the door to door tract.

If you would like to have this tract printed with your own / church contact details, please contact us using the link above.

I hope that this tract reaches many people as an introduction to Christ and His wonderful Gospel. Please could you share with us any stories you have relating to this specific tract.

I personally have found the tract useful - look out for the blocks of flats that have multiple letterboxes at the entrances, or pop one in the post box for the post man to read!

- Nigel Williams

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