Date of Award

Spring 2016

Document Type


Primary Advisor

Dr. Melissa Archer

Second Advisor

Dr. Richard Harris


Every communicator of the gospel message should trust that God has called and prepared them to communicate His truth to His people. As a result, communicators should be stewards of God’s gifts and calling by diligently growing and preparing to reach His people. This paper is a discussion created to facilitate communicators of the gospel message with practical tools to be effective communicators. This effective communication is based on three main concepts: generations, cultures, and the Biblical example of the Apostle Paul. The purpose of this thesis is to help all communicators, but primarily those in North America, by examining the three areas mentioned above through a review of literature whose information will be explained in practical and applicable ways.