evangelist evangelist  /ɪ ˈvæn dʒə ləst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a preacher of the Christian gospel
  2. (n) (when capitalized) any of the spiritual leaders who are assumed to be authors of the Gospels in the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. From the oldtime saloon and penitentiary came many an oldtime evangelistconverted drunks and burglars who could denounce sin after knowing it firsthand.
  2. A woman of deep mercy and vibrant faith, Ruth was a gifted evangelist in her own right.

News

  1. Canadian Shores Free Will Baptist to host revival

    Canadian Shores Free Will Baptist Church will host a revival June 23 to June 25 at 7 p.m. with Evangelist Danny Ledbetter and family singers.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: McAlester News-Capital

  2. Evangelist Will Graham Preaches Message of Hope and Peace to 21,000 in Kisumu, Kenya

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 13, 2013 / Christian Newswire / -- Nearly 53 years to the date after evangelist Billy Graham preached to the people of Kisumu, Kenya, his grandson, Will Graham, returned last weekend to carry forth the same message of hope through Jesus Christ.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Christian News Wire

  3. Prosecutors seek properties associated with convicted evangelist Alamo to pay child 'brides'

    FORT SMITH, Ark. - Federal prosecutors on Monday filed court papers to seize more than two dozen properties associated with imprisoned Arkansas evangelist Tony Alamo to help pay the $2.5 million in restitution he owes to women he took as his "brides" when they were children.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. Richard Roberts, former president of Oral Roberts University, called his father, "a modern-day apostle of the healing ministry, an author, educator, evangelist, prophet and innovator. He was the only man of his generation to build a worldwide...
    on Dec 15, 2009 By: Richard Roberts Source: USA Today

  2. "Then, one night, listening to a visiting evangelist preach, I knew God was speaking to me," Humbard said in his autobiography. "I walked down the aisle and knelt at the altar and opened my heart to Jesus Christ. Light flooded my soul and I...
    on Sep 21, 2007 By: Rex Humbard Source: Forbes

  3. Irvine Welsh said: "Tony was always a great evangelist for Manchester and his music. I first met him in the Hacienda and then again a few years later when I got into writing. What always struck me was the way he never talked down to people, he...
    on Jun 21, 2008 By: Irvine Welsh Source: Blackpool Gazette

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