Missions Purpose Statement
In accordance with these theological, philosophical and practical guidelines, we endeavor to cooperate with believers, local churches and mission boards to accomplish the Great Commission of taking the gospel to all peoples for the glory of God.
Goals of the Missions Philosophy
- To facilitate obedience to the Great Commission locally and around the world
- To study the Bible as the revelation of missions and to continually mold our philosophy and policies to the Truth.
- To establish broad, Biblical guidelines to govern decision-making and to establish practical policies to promote consistency while recognizing the role of the Spirit’s guidance.
- To educate and equip our people for the responsibility of missions
- To seek the Lord for laborers in the harvest, effectual doors of opportunity and for spiritual enlightenment for the spiritually blind.
- To keep missionary efforts in the minds of our congregation
- To ensure stewardship of our financial resources
- To expose our people to missions with visits to our missionaries, missionary presentations, furlough visits, missions trips, missions emphasis or conference, missionary awareness table/board, suggestions for encouraging and supporting our missionaries.
- To strengthen relationships between our church families and our missionary families