is defined as “A sending out or being sent out with authority to perform a special duty.”
Matthew 28:18-20 ESV
“And Jesus came and said to them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age."
The Mission Statement of The Church Of God
The perpetuate the full gospel of Jesus Christ (Matt. 28:19-20) in the Spirit and power of Pentecost (Acts 2:1-4, 6, & 13-19) through specific attention to and emphasis upon the centrality of Gods Word, world evangelization, ministerial development, Christian discipline, lay ministry, Biblical stewardship, church growth, church planting, family enrichment, and servant leadership.
We Exist for Following Reasons:
- EXALTATION - Our primary purpose is to exalt or worship God.
- EDIFICATION - We are to edify or build up the body of Christ.
- EDUCATION - We are to educate the believers.
- ENABLING - We are to assist believers in finding their place in the body and fulfilling their calling in Christ.
- EVANGELISM - We are to seek and save those who are lost.