For a long time, evangelism has had a bad name as Christians tried to fit into evangelistic programs that felt awkward and stiff. There is no one-size-fits-all model when it comes to sharing the Gospel message! Evangelists come in all shapes and sizes. Are you looking for fresh inspiration to share your faith? Today we draw courage from the lives of some amazing folks who led the way and spoke boldly in the harshest of times.
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Priscilla Pope-Levison (PhD, University of St. Andrews) is associate dean for external programs and professor of ministerial studies at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, Texas. She is the author of several books, including the award-winning Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era, and has received multiple Lilly and Louisville grants to pursue academic scholarship.
Pope-Levison has taught evangelism courses for over 20 years and has over 30 years of ministry experience as an ordained minister in the local church, a college chaplain, a frequent speaker at churches and retreats, and a seminary administrator.
Chris Brooks is the Senior Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area. Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is the author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of 6 children, Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.