15 Facts About Evangelical Christian


Main Christian feasts celebrated by the Evangelicals are Christmas, Pentecost and Easter for all believers.

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Evangelical Christian churches have been involved in the establishment of elementary and secondary schools.

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The majority of evangelical Christian churches are against abortion and support adoption agencies and social support agencies for young mothers.

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Evangelical Christian revivalism imbued ordinary men and women with a confidence and enthusiasm for sharing the gospel and converting others outside of the control of established churches, a key discontinuity with the Protestantism of the previous era.

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Evangelical Christian described receiving assurance of God's grace after a period of fasting, self-examination, and despair over his sins.

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Evangelical Christian preachers emphasized personal salvation and piety more than ritual and tradition.

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Evangelical Christian clergy networked together through societies such as the Eclectic Society in London and the Elland Society in Yorkshire.

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In Nigeria the Evangelical Christian Church Winning All is the largest church organization with five thousand congregations and over three million members.

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In Kenya, mainstream Evangelical Christian denominations have taken the lead in promoting political activism and backers, with the smaller Evangelical Christian sects of less importance.

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Daniel arap Moi was president 1978 to 2002 and claimed to be an Evangelical Christian; he proved intolerant of dissent or pluralism or decentralization of power.

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The rich and the poor remained traditional Catholics, while most Evangelical Christian Protestants were in the new lower-middle class–known as the "C class".

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Evangelical Christian escalated the war against leftist guerrilla insurgents as a holy war against atheistic "forces of evil".

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The Evangelical Christian Alliance, formed in 1846, was the first ecumenical evangelical body in the world and works to unite evangelicals, helping them listen to, and be heard by, the government, media and society.

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Recurrent themes within American Evangelical discourse include abortion, evolution denial, secularism, and the notion of the United States as a Christian nation.

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Particularly controversial doctrine within the Evangelical Christian Churches is that of prosperity theology, which spread in the 1970s and 1980s in the United States, mainly through Pentecostal and charismatic televangelists.

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