What is the current state of the evangelical movement? The article gives insight into the different groups that are part of the movement and indicates some of its distinctive features. The author notes its character as a protest and renewal movement within Christendom, the resulting combative mentality, its centres of dynamism, etc. The author also identifies two challenges: the need for self-definition and identifying of boundaries, and the need to maintain ecumenism and avoid fragmentation.
This article is the second part of a longer article. It summarizes the core beliefs of evangelicalism and their significance for the movement. These core beliefs include the authority of God exercised through Scriptures, the majesty of Jesus Christ in and through the cross, the lordship of the Holy Spirit, etc.