1620s, "the preaching of the gospel," from evangel + -ism, or else from Medieval Latin evangelismus "a spreading of the Gospel," from Late Latin evangelium "good news, gospel," from Greek euangelion (see evangelist). In reference to evangelical Protestantism, from 1812.
1. For some, family breakdown presents an opportunity for evangelism.
2. How could we purge our evangelism of its excessive and damaging subjectivity?
3. Did Jesus fail that day in his evangelism? Jesus doesn't fail.