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Evangelicalism
Evangelicalism
Evangelicalism
(/ˌiːvænˈdʒɛlɪkəlˌɪzəm, ˌɛvən-/), evangelical Christianity, or evangelical Protestantism,[a] is a worldwide, crossdenominational movement within Protestant
Protestant
Christianity which maintains the belief that the essence of the Gospel
Gospel
consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace through faith in Jesus
Jesus
Christ's atonement.[1][2] Evangelicals believe in the centrality of the conversion or the "born again" experience in receiving salvation, in the authority of the Bible
Bible
as God's revelation to humanity, and in spreading the Christian message
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Apostolic Faith Mission Of South Africa
The Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa
South Africa
(AFM) is a classical Pentecostal
Pentecostal
Christian denomination
Christian denomination
in South Africa. With 1.2 million adherents, it is South Africa's largest Pentecostal
Pentecostal
church and the fifth largest religious grouping in South Africa
South Africa
representing 7.6 percent of the population.[2][3][4] Dr. Isak Burger has led the AFM as president since 1996 when the white and black branches of the church were united. It is a member of the Apostolic Faith Mission International, a fellowship of 23 AFM national churches
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Boksburg, South Africa
Boksburg
Boksburg
is a city on the East Rand
East Rand
of Gauteng
Gauteng
province of South Africa. Gold was discovered in Boksburg
Boksburg
in 1887. It was named after the State Secretary of the South African Republic, W. Eduard Bok. The Main Reef Road linked Boksburg
Boksburg
to all the other major mining towns on the Witwatersrand
Witwatersrand
and the Angelo Hotel (1887) was used as a staging post. Boksburg
Boksburg
is part of the City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, that forms the local government of most of the East Rand. The Mining Commissioner Montague White built a large dam which, empty for years, was dubbed White's Folly until a flashflood in 1889 silenced detractors
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Ministry Of Jesus
In the Christian gospels, the ministry of Jesus
Jesus
begins with his baptism in the countryside of Roman Judea
Roman Judea
and Transjordan, near the river Jordan, and ends in Jerusalem, following the
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Evangelical (other)
Evangelical
Evangelical
means an adherent of Evangelicalism, the Protestant interdenominational religious movement with origins in Methodism. Evangelical
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Jesus In Christianity
In Christianity, Jesus
Jesus
is believed to be the Messiah
Messiah
(Christ) and through his crucifixion and resurrection, humans can be reconciled to God and thereby are offered salvation and the promise of eternal life.[2] These teachings emphasize that as the willing Lamb of God, Jesus
Jesus
chose to suffer on the cross at Calvary
Calvary
as a sign of his full obedience to the will of God the Father, as an "agent and servant of God".[3][4] The choice Jesus
Jesus
made thus counter-positions him as a new man of morality and obedience, in contrast to Adam's disobedience.[5] Christians believe that Jesus
Jesus
was both human and divine—the Son of God
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Protestant Culture
Although the Reformation
Reformation
was a religious movement, it also had a strong impact on all other aspects of life: marriage and family, education, the humanities and sciences, the political and social order, the economy, and the arts.[1][2]Contents1 The role of families, women, and sexual minorities 2 Education 3 Thought and work ethic 4 Science 5 Government 6 Rights and liberty 7 Social teaching 8 Arts 9 See also 10 ReferencesThe role of families, women, and sexual minorities[edit] All Protestant
Protestant
churches allow their clergy to marry, in contrast to the Roman Catholic
Roman Catholic
church
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Protestantism By Country
There are more than 900 million Protestants worldwide,[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][a] among approximately 2.4 billion Christians.[10][1][11][12][b] In 2010, a total of more than 800 million included 300 million in Sub-Saharan Africa, 260 million in the Americas, 140 million in Asia-Pacific region, 100 million in Europe and 2 million in Middle East-North Africa.[2] Protestants
Protestants
account for nearly forty percent of
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Criticism Of Protestantism
Criticism of Protestantism
Protestantism
covers critiques and questions raised about Protestantism, the movement based on Martin Luther's Reformation principles of 1517
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Resurrection Of Jesus
The resurrection of Jesus
Jesus
or resurrection of Christ is the Christian religious belief that, after being put to death, Jesus
Jesus
rose again from the dead
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Virgin Birth Of Jesus
The virgin birth of Jesus
Jesus
is the belief that Jesus
Jesus
was conceived in the womb of his mother Mary through the Holy Spirit
Holy Spirit
without the agency of a human father and born while Mary was still a virgin.[1] The New Testament references are Matthew 1:18-25 and Luke 1:26-38. It is believed by Christians to follow the prophetic message in Isaiah 7:14. It is not expressly mentioned elsewhere in the Christian scriptures,[2] and "the modern scholarly consensus is that the doctrine of the virgin birth rests on a very slim historical foundation."[3] Muslims also believe in the virgin birth of Jesus.[4] The virgin birth was universally accepted in the Christian church by the 2nd century and, except for some minor sects, was not seriously challenged until the 18th century
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Contemporary Worship
Contemporary worship
Contemporary worship
is a form of Christian worship
Christian worship
that emerged within Western evangelical Protestantism
Protestantism
in the 20th century. It was originally confined to the charismatic movement, but is now found to varying extents in a wide range of churches, including many which do not subscribe to a charismatic theology. Contemporary worship
Contemporary worship
is generally characterised by the use of contemporary worship music in an informal setting. Congregational singing typically comprises a greater proportion of the service than in conventional forms of worship
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Son Of God (Christianity)
The terms "son of God" and "son of the LORD" are found in several passages of the Old Testament. In Christianity, the title Son of God refers to the status of Jesus
Jesus
as the divine son of God
God
the Father
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Christ (title)
In Christianity, Christ[Notes 1] (Greek Χριστός, Christós, meaning "the anointed one") is a title for the saviour and redeemer who would bring salvation to the Jewish people
Jewish people
and mankind. Christians believe Jesus
Jesus
is the Jewish messiah called Christ in both the Hebrew Bible
Bible
and the Christian
Christian
Old Testament. Christ, used by Christians
Christians
as both a name and a title, is synonymous with Jesus.[5][6][7] The role of the Christ in Christianity
Christianity
originated from the concept of the messiah in Judaism
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New Testament
The New Testament
New Testament
(Greek: Ἡ Καινὴ Διαθήκη, Hē Kainḕ Diathḗkē; Latin: Novum Testamentum) is the second part of the Christian biblical canon, the first part being the Old Testament, based on the Hebrew Bible. The New Testament
New Testament
discusses the teachings and person of Jesus, as well as events in first-century Christianity. Christians
Christians
regard both the Old and New Testaments together as sacred scripture. The New Testament
New Testament
(in whole or in part) has frequently accompanied the spread of Christianity
Christianity
around the world. It reflects and serves as a source for Christian theology
Christian theology
and morality
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Old Testament
Outline of Bible-related topics   Bible
Bible
book    Bible
Bible
portalv t ePart of a series onChristianityJesus Christ
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