What is evangelism?


Remember, at one point in your life someone took the time to share the gospel with you. Where would you be if they had been to timid to share it with you?

The Isaiah 53:5 Project

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What Is Evangelism?

By:  Aaron Armstrong

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Evangelism: sharing the faith, spreading the gospel. What does evangelism really mean?

I have a confession: I am quite possibly the world’s most timid evangelist. I don’t wake up in the morning thinking, Maybe I’ll get to share the gospel today! I know a few people like that—which is great—but that’s just not me. Not even a little.

When I really sit down and think about my hesitancy, though, I realize I’m being silly. Why should I be afraid to tell someone about the gospel? This is the “good news”—the greatest news anyone could ever hear, actually! Why wouldn’t I want to share all that I believe is offered—forgiveness, a relationship with God, eternal life—through Jesus’ death on the cross and resurrection from the grave? After all, as a Christian, I believe this is of “first importance.”1

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