essay: Evangelical Christians

October 6, 2016

Evangelical Christianity, or Evangelical Protestantism is a worldwide, transdenominational movement within Protestant Christianity believing that the essence of the gospel consists in the doctrine of salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ. Evangelicals believe in the centrality of the conversion or “born again” experience in receiving salvation, in the authority of the Bible as God’s revelation to humanity, and spreading the Christian message. FAITH ALONE IN CHRIST ALONE.

285 million worldwide, 13.1% of world christian population, 4.1% of world population.


Pentecostalism or Classical Pentecostalism is a renewal movement within Protestant Christianity that places special emphasis on a direct personal experience of God through the baptism with the Holy Spirit, that enables a Christian to live a Spirit-filled and empowered life. This empowerment includes the use of spiritual gifts such as speaking in tongues and divine healing. Pentecostalism adheres to the inerrancy of scripture and the necessity of accepting Christ as personal Lord and Savior. FAITH PLUS TONGUES.

279 million worldwide, 12% of world christian population, 4% of world population.


Fundamentalists, Catholics, non-church going Christians.