What are evangelical beliefs or evangelicalism beliefs? How are they different from other Christian beliefs?
You’ve heard it many times. Have faith in God. In today’s world, “have faith in God” varies among religions or faith groups. Amazingly, they differ between Christians with non-evangelical and evangelical beliefs.
Evangelical beliefs date back to the 18th and 19th century. Evangelical comes from the word “gospel.” Evangelicalism has its gospel roots in Britain and North America. Past leaders include John Wesley, the late great Billy Graham and more. T.D. Jakes, Joyce Meyer and others are evangelicals.
In Christianity today, Christians with and without evangelical beliefs make up 1,000 of the world’s 4,200 faith groups or religions. There are over 2 billion Christians in the world. There are at least 41,000 Christian denominations. Pentecostals, Charismatics and Evangelicals are the largest denominations in the world‘s Christian population. Evangelicalism is the second largest of the three. The total of Evangelicals is at least 285 million There are over 300 million Charismatics and at least 280 million Pentecostals. The majority of evangelicals live in the U.S. Sixty percent of evangelicals are born again.
Evangelical beliefs are scriptural or biblical-based. They emphasize God, the Bible and the Holy Spirit. Sharing the salvation message via global missions can also be effective. Some beliefs for most evangelicals are as follows:
Evangelicalism or the spread of evangelical beliefs can be like the yeast spoken about by Jesus. Evangelicals relate the importance of fulfilling the Great Commission. As stated by Alister McGrath in “Evangelicalism, and the Future of Christianity evangelicals “hold the key to future Western Christianity.”
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