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Are Evangelicals Really Evangelical? The Gospel of the Kingdom of God

Are Arminian evangelicals really evangelistic? Does Calvinism squelch evangelistic zeal, as is often charged? For years Calvinists have falsely been criticized for being disinterested or uninvolved in evangelism. There is an old saying concerning the evangelism of the American West in the 19th century, that the Baptist preachers went on foot, the Methodists followed on horseback, the Presbyterians waited for stagecoaches, and the Episcopalians arrived by train and steamboat, whichever offered greater luggage space! Presbyterian (and Reformed) preachers aren't considered to be all that evangelistically motivated or active. Is this true?