Words that Matter – Evangelism
September 27, 2022
The good news of Jesus Christ is the topic of Episode 249.
This second week our word that matters is evangelism – an often misunderstood and misused word.
Meaning of Evangelism
When used as a noun, evangelism means good message or good news. We call this good message or news the gospel or the good news of Jesus. When the word is used as a verb, to evangelize, it means spreading or announcing the good news. So, evangelism or evangelizing describes the spreading of the gospel or the good news of Jesus Christ.
What Evangelism is Not
Now that you know what evangelism is, tune in and hear what evangelism is not as we explore common misconceptions about evangelism. Then explore two ways to evangelize the gospel.
Gospels on Evangelism
Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John each have a perspective to offer on evangelism as well. Look to common scripture references from each gospel account to learn another dimension of evangelism.
Specifically, we’ll look at Mark 1, John 14 & 20, Luke 1, Luke 2, and Luke 4 as well as Matthew 28:16-20