Global Missions Statement:
Matthew 28:19 “Go out and train everyone you meet, far and near, in this way of life, marking them by baptism in the threefold name: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Then instruct them in the practice of all I have commanded you. I’ll be with you as you do this, day after day after day, right up to the end of the age” (The Message)
Acts 1:8 “And when the Holy Spirit comes on you, you will be able to be my witnesses in Jerusalem, all over Judea and Samaria, even to the ends of the world.” (The Message)
Jesus uses his church to spread the message that he can give us peace with God and peace between each other.
“Together as one Body, Christ reconciled all groups to God by means of his death, and our hostility toward each other is put to death.” Ephesians 2:16 (NLT)
Jesus was the perfect example of a servant leader!
“I (Jesus) have set an example for you, so that you will do just what I have done for you.” John 13:15 GNT
God cares about the poor, the oppressed and those in unfortunate circumstances.
“If you see someone in need, and have the means to do something about it, but turn a cold shoulder and do nothing, what happens to God’s love in you? It disappears!” 1 John 3:17 MSG
Jesus had a ministry of caring for the sick. He cared not just about people’s souls, but He cared about their bodies.
“Then Jesus went to all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and every sickness.” Matthew 9:35 HCSB
To address the Giant of Illiteracy and Lack of Education
Jesus cared about children. Education reduces poverty, sickness, and other issues.
“Teach the children how they should live, and they will remember it all their lives.” Proverbs 22:6 GNT