We are continuing our look at the five-fold ministry of leadership that is laid out in Ephesians 4 and today we are examining the role of Evangelists.
Evangelists have a passion for reaching and expanding the Kingdom of God. They care about the mission God and call people to repent and believe the Good News (Mark 1:15). They have the knack and ability to connect God’s grand story to the stories of individuals around them and help people find their place in the Kingdom of God.
[pullquote]So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ. – Ephesians 4:11-13[/pullquote]
How the church can help them (Ways to release an evangelist for mission):
Want to read the whole series? Here’s what’s been published so far: