ESM has helped me reframe that and accept, on a deeper level, the call of Jesus to share His good news. Being an authentic evangelist doesn’t come out of the blue, it is the result of a gradual process that takes some time. … In simpler terms, Paul is saying that if you want to help people to be saved, you have to pay attention to what God is telling you to do in your own life. It's more a description of a particular minister's duties. Quarter 5 has taught me how to be a Catholic evangelist. I joined a new church from a 1500 body congregation, now totaling 20 at the most and choir size 5 me making it 6, I was just trying to stay in faith until I was ready to go back but the longer I stayed I would find myself walking around the church praying and I enjoy the teaching small Sunday School class, my daughter is Teaching Sunday School which is very nice and she like’s the children. I WOULD LOVE THAT. The gospel is the hardest message ever because the only way you’ll get excited about the good news of the gospel is if you’ll accept the bad news of the gospel. ActiveChristianity® by Brunstad Christian Church aims to show how God’s word challenges and empowers followers of Jesus to live 100% according to God’s will, so we no longer need to fall in sin, but can come to a life of victory. One of his seminary professors was teaching a class on missiology, which is the study of Christian mission. An evangelist is like a newscaster on television or a journalist writing for a newspaper, except that the evangelist’s mission is to tell the Good News that never changes. (Mark 1:15, Romans 10:9, John 5:24), It’s just that simple. Often the first representative a person may meet from a church is the evangelist. Below are factors that can hinder you from evangelising, and how you can overcome them. Can I embarrass you even further? An evangelist not only wins the lost, he also “fires up” believers to go and win them. Itâs a constant lifestyle that I choose and I love to do. (Matthew 16:24; 1 Peter 2:21-22), , teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you, “Take heed to yourself and to the doctrine. Complete both sides, noting any change of address, phone number, fax, e-mail or requests for change in status. Secondly, after you have been granted credentials, ensure that you are listed as an evangelist with the Assemblies of Godâs Secretariatâs office. Enjoy! 18 And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, âAll authority has been given to Me in heaven and on â¦ “I was baptized at Antioch Christian Church…” “I’m a member of Sunrise Baptist…” “I believe…” and things like you mentioned. We have a lot of work to do to keep the focus on Christ! So as my grandfather was talking to me he said “Tori? The term “Evangelist” may strike some as uncomfortably religious. Ask God to break your heart. Meditate on these things; give yourself entirely to them, that your progress may be evident to all.”, “My speech and my preaching were not with persuasive words of human wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power.”, “Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.”, “It is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure.”, “No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him.”. On this page. And of course, in our weird culture people also think any reference to spirituality will get you off their porch. When people tell me they go to church, I ask who the pastor is. And then what? Being a brand Evangelist for a brand is not an easy job. Hi! âGo therefore and make disciple A disciple is another word for a follower of Christ, one who is learning to be like his Master. Teddy asked me to write a few words on how a person can become an evangelist–not in a caricatured sense, but in the real sense of someone who shares the Good News that Jesus died for our sins. It is transliterated rather than translated. Your sin has broken the relationship with Him. But why is fellowship necessary? All rights reserved. ANd that’s the goal of this baseline evangelism. Your words will have the content, power, and wisdom of a faithful life. Therefore the way the term is used in the phrase “technology evangelist” is actually closer to the original … 1 Thessalonians 3:6 is the only usage of evangelizo that does not refer to the Word, and it shows that precious saints standing strong by their faith in the Word is also good news! I told my grandfather long ago how i wanted to help people and lead people to Jesus Christ and I wasn’t ashamed. Stages of evangelism; Benefits of being an evangelist; What is evangelism? I suggest two: biblica.com has my favorite, “The Bridge.” I have used it successfully to lead to faith adults, youth, and even a guy who didn’t speak English. My love for God is amazing. That relationship reflects on the deeds of the evangelist. A healthy biblical theology will guide the pastor/evangelist to a complete dependence on God foâ¦ What is evangelism? Teddy Ray is pastor of the Offerings Community at First United Methodist Church in Lexington, KY.