Ministries in Evangelism
Evangelism is the mission we are called into by Christ.
From the Greek euangelion, "good news." An evangelist is one who tells the story of Jesus.
The epistle to the Ephesians (4:11) names evangelists after apostles and prophets in the list of ministers in the New Testament church. Little else is said about evangelists or evangelism except that Philip was an evangelist (Acts 21:8), and Paul urged Timothy to "do the work of an evangelist" (2 Tm 4:5).
Later, in the early church, the word "evangelist" was used to describe the writer of a gospel and eventually considered an office. An evangelist is primarily someone who presents God's message to make known the good news of the life, suffering, and death of Jesus. The evangelist presents the importance and significance of the good news for the people of the evangelist's own time and cultural situation. Therefore, the message of specific evangelists can differ from what others have said, even though they are all presenting the good news. The term "evangelist" is now often used to refer to someone who is dedicated to evangelism or missionary work.
Here at Saint Paul's Ministries in Evangelism share our mission and the life of Christ with all through our hospitality and service to others.
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