Evangelists are faithful Christians that devote their lives to preaching the Bible. Their goal is to convince people to follow God and increase the role of faith in their lives. Although often evangelists are in charge of their church, some are traveling evangelists that go from community to community preaching.
Evangelists need to have excellent public speaking skills to make passionate sermons that convince people to believe in the Gospel. They also need to have excellent interpersonal skills to build community relations through church services and charity work. Modern times also call for modern adjustments to the ministry. Many evangelists use websites and social media to preach as well.
The most important qualifications to be a successful evangelist are a strong faith and an extensive knowledge of the Bible. Many evangelists choose to formally study the Gospel by getting a bachelor's or master's degree in theology. While evangelists earn an average salary of $47,399 a year, most are in the field for their faith, not for the money.