Every great story has at least three parts. It begins with paradise, either real or imagined, a problem enters the story and wreaks havoc on paradise, then a person (or hero) enters the story to defeat the problem and return the people to paradise. These same elements make up the Gospel narrative and they are weaved throughout the storyline of the bible.
Understanding these elements can enable you to turn any conversation toward the Gospel. In the following video Pastor Jimmy Scroggins explains how his congregation uses this strategy.