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    I know I'm not the only evangelical on the board, and I'm not claiming a corner on the market. But here's the premise of the thread: you ask a question, I give you an answer from an evangelical Christian viewpoint.

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    Q: Why do Christians keep telling me all about Jesus?

    A: Because Jesus commanded Christians to spread their faith, in the Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-20).
     
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    What is your opinion of Trinity Broadcasting Network - and do you feel your opinion is 'the norm' among fellow Evangelicals?
     
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    1. I don't watch it because most Christian TV is lackluster. But I'm not a big fan of the hit-on-the-forehead healing shows, if that's what you mean.

    2. I feel that I am maybe a bit conservative compared to all evangelicals, but certainly not a "fundamentalist."
     
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    Not just the forehead smacking, I'm talking about the personnas mostly; These 'Evegelebrities'...


    How do you define "fundamentalist" vs. "conservative"?
     
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    I have mixed feelings about the personalities on TBN. Some, I think, flaunt their wealth, and I have read that some are believers in the "health-and-wealth" gospel. But I'm loathe to make a blanket statement about all of them when I don't know who all of them are.

    As far as defining evangelical and fundamentalist, see this link from Wheaton University.
     
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    I, too, am an evangelical Christian, and will contribute what I can.
     
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