“The Evangelists” is the sixth segment in The Courage of Your Faith series. At the start of the 18th century, Baptists were a minority in the New World. By 1750, they had grown to become a spiritual force of great influence. Why? Here is perhaps one reason. “The pioneer spirit combined with the movement of God’s Spirit in the first Great Awakening to produce massive growth of Baptists in New England, the Middle Colonies, and particularly the South.” [Nettles, Tom, The Baptists, Volume 2, p.49] Our Lord was doing something remarkable in the New World, and Baptists had become an integral part of it.