I suggest you mull that sentence over a few thousand times...it speaks volumes...<quoted text>
Yup, it could, but usually
----->>> those incidents only happen because the person you asked has been approached the wrong way too many times in the past.
I wonder if churches ever educate their members on the Biblical ways of witnessing prior to sending the members out. Most of what I see on here is not at all Biblical, and yet those behaving contrary to scripture seem to feel since they include scripture or are paraphrasing scripture they are "doing good". I have to wonder who educated them on the methods they use?
Its the old definition of insanity...repeating something over and over and expecting differing outcomes.
Plus after your stating the above, what would lead you to believe YOU think you have the correct approach?