OUR MISSION OUR PURPOSE
DISCIPLESHIP – Matt 28:19-Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age."
MATURITY - Eph 4:11 It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, 12 to prepare God's people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up 13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.
SERVICE - 2 Cor 9:12 - This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs of God's people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God. 13 Because of the service by which you have proved yourselves, men will praise God for the obedience that accompanies your confession of the gospel of Christ, and for your generosity in sharing with them and with everyone else.
FELLOWSHIP - Acts 2:42- They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship , to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe, and many wonders and miraculous signs were done by the apostles.
THE NEXT GENERATION - Eph 6:4 do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
FINISH THE BUILDING - Luke 14:28 "Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Will he not first sit down and estimate the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it? 29 For if he lays the foundation and is not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule him, 30 saying, 'This fellow began to build and was not able to finish.'
MISSIONS - Rom 10:14-15 How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? 15 And how can they preach unless they are sent ? As it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!"
REACHING OUR COMMUNITY - Acts 22:14- "Then he said: 'The God of our fathers has chosen you to know his will and to see the Righteous One and to hear words from his mouth. 15 You will be his witness to all men of what you have seen and heard.
BENEVOLENCE - Matt 25:40 "The King will reply, 'I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.'
GROWTH “THE EVIDENCE”
PERSONAL - fruit, spiritual gifts, involved, increase
CORPORATE – New life, increase
PERSECUTION – Individually and corporately 1 Peter 4:12-13 Dear friends, do not be surprised at the painful trial you are suffering, as though something strange were happening to you. 13 But rejoice that you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.
Missions We Support:
“Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: ‘Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?’ Then I said, ‘Here am I! Send me.’” Isaiah 6:8 In 2012 the mission ministries that Liberty Worship Center supports monthly are: ·
Home Missions: Pittsburgh City Outreach - taking men & women off the streets and giving them hope for life The Seven Project - reaching teens in school Lee Vozel - City Reach Men's Homes
Foreign Missions :
The DeMartino’s in Mexico
The Baldwin’s in Ecuador
Two Additional foreign missionaries - names with-held
The Teberians - missionaries to Armenia
EKTA- missions to India
BGMC- Educates & provides materials for Sunday School
"Speed the Light" - Youth support Missionaries Abroad