What is an Evangelist?

Evangelist Job Description

An Evangelist is a preacher who spreads religious messages across the country, and is financially supported by their church in doing so. They may travel across the country or host a radio or television ministry.



Typical Job Duties

• Frequently study and interpret the Bible

• Must tell the whole story of Jesus and answer people’s questions

• Interact with people at speaking engagements

• Secure speaking engagements and travel to them

• Speak at midweek services that are common among evangelical churches



Scholarships for Becoming an Evangelist

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as an Evangelist. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our Religious Studies Scholarships and Theology Scholarships pages.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!



Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming an Evangelist. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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