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evangelism

1. (in Protestant churches) the practice of spreading the Christian gospel
2. the work, methods, or characteristic outlook of a revivalist or evangelist preacher

evangelism

the emphasis ofcertain Protestant sects on personal conversion and faith in atonement through the death of Christ as a means of salvation. The political and social influence of mass evangelism is usually conservative in nature.

Evangelism

Gantry, Elmer
fire and brimstone, fraudulent revivalist. [Am. Lit.: Elmer Gantry]
John
disciple closest to Jesus. [N.T.: John]
Luke
early Christian; the “beloved physician.” [N.T.: Luke]
Mark
Christian apostle. [N.T.: Mark]
Matthew
one of the twelve disciples. [N.T.: Matthew]
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Several issues of IRM have dealt with the WCC mission statement Together towards Life: Mission and Evangelism in Changing Landscapes (TTL), prepared by the Commission on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME) and approved in 2012 by the WCC central committee.
I was personally challenged as I pondered the concept that: evangelism "happens" in relationships, developed through challenging questions while allowing me to: Declare the gospel, defend the message, and dialog the truth to a new generation.
Recently I was driving along with legendary professor of evangelism George Hunter III.
ca or write to: Institute of Evangelism, 5 Hoskin Ave.
The remaining chapters are split between an emphasis on evangelism and education.
The hypocrisy inherent in evangelism, and its partner proselytism, stems from ignoring the implications of the Golden Rule.
Effective evangelism, rather, is a lived social practice, characteristically pacifist, in which the church presents itself as an alternate public, not as a diffident reformist subculture.
The hope is that there will be an entire noisy school in a few years, where Qu(e)erying Evangelism now treads alone.
Evangelism was identified as a primary concern for both groups, with 26 percent of clergy and 25 percent of laity saying money should go toward those efforts.
Even some Christian leaders in the country worry about overzealous evangelism.
International Evangelism of Chatsworth recently named Julie Stranges of Chatsworth as Minister of the Year for her work with the Veterans Administration and the Chatsworth chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, where she serves as chaplain.
Gibson naturally has a different understanding of this commandment (indeed, Catholics and Protestants do not agree on the numbering of the commandment at issue here), which is why images of Christ are so ingrained in Catholic modes of worship and evangelism.