Missions at MBC is based on the teaching of Jesus when He said to His disciples, “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.” Matthew 28:19-20 (ESV)
• Missions involve going to all nations, not just internationally, but locally and regionally.
• Missions involve making disciples (followers) of Christ.
• Missions involve baptizing those who receive Christ by faith.
• Missions involve teaching biblical truth so those of faith will observe them.
• Missions trust Christ to always be a part of the work.
Jesus also taught to “love your neighbor as yourself.” Matthew 22:39 The ministry of missions will demonstrate love to those as we go.
MBC also understands that the work of missions is a commission of God. 2 Corinthians 5:20 (ESV) tells us “Therefore, we are ambassadors of Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.” We understand that we are God’s representatives in this world, appealing to humanity to be reconciled to God through the Gospel.
The initiatives of Missions are to make an Impact on our local, regional, and international neighbors with the Gospel and the love of God.
CRU-University of Texas at Arlington –Brent Gosnell
Wesley Mission Center
Opportunities to Serve:
Wesley Mission Center: Thrift Store help, food drives, mentoring
Community Outreach Sunday: Serving the Community through projects to those in need.
Trinity Habitat for Humanity: Partner to build a home in our community for someone in need.
Feed the Children: Provide food to local students in need during the weekends & summer.
Common Ground: Partner with churches, non-profits & businesses to help those in need.
Disaster Relief (DR): Training to prepare to serve during major disasters.
Young Lives: Minister to teenage parents to provide practical help with the love of the gospel.
Young Life: Meets weekly in the MBC gym to reach high school students from the local schools.
Navigators - University of North Florida- Andrew & Sarah Duran
Opportunity to Serve:
Student Spring Break Mission Trip: Students take part in an annual mission trip each year.
Grapeland, TX- Men’s Mission Trip in the fall each year.
Wycliffe Bible Translators- Mark & Kristin Jenkins
Alpha International Ministries - India, Nepal, and Ecuador- Finny & Bindu Matthewa
Delhi Bible Church – India-Ranjit & Deepa David
Word of Life Seminary – Brazil- Davis & Cindy Cox
Opportunities to Serve:
Ecuador: Annual mission trip to serve the people of Ecuador through Pastor’s Conferences, Crusades, children’s ministry, and building churches.
Annual missions Trips through AIM to: India, Nepal, Africa, Peru, & Ecuador.
For more information on how to get involved in missions contact Greg Lingle at firstname.lastname@example.org