Presentation on theme: "CBC Missions Committee April 2012. What is really important about Missions? oA ministry that is grounded in God’s word oA ministry that has plans for."— Presentation transcript:
What is really important about Missions? oA ministry that is grounded in God’s word oA ministry that has plans for God’s church oA ministry that glorifies God oA ministry that shows the love of Jesus oA ministry that has people working together to fulfill Matt 28’s great commission There are 2 Billion in 6,000 people groups unreached
Missions at CBC Our Purpose - To enable our local church body to obey and participate in the Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-20). Our Mission – To glorify God through the spread of the Gospel worldwide, through the equipping of the community of God’s People, and the sending of people on missions to disciple the nations.
Principles Commitment to local church-based Missions Commitment to partnering with indigenous church plants Commitment to mobilize national leadership Commitment to engaging our local church body in missions Commitment to unreached people groups world wide Commitment to support those from our local church body who have been called and affirmed by leadership to missions
Moving to Tomorrow TodayIn the next 2-4 years 19 missionaries supported from CBC8-10 missionaries supported at 25% or more by CBC More than 50% of those missionaries based in Canada All missionaries engaged supporting the development of the global church $126,000 spread across 16 different ministry areas An increased budget annually in support of 8-10 missionaries Limited direct contact with many of our missionaries Every family in CBC linked to one or more missionary families on the field Limited intentional ministry or geographic focus Specific focuses internationally, nationally and locally A combination of support work and front line missions work A greater focus on unreached peoples and frontline missions
Global Group I Global Group II Global Group III National Ministry Local Ministry Global Ministry Tool Year 1 Year 5 Year 10 Short Term Missions Partial Alignment to the future focus areas through exposure and experience that supports the vision/direction Based on strength of Mission Organization/strength of Missionaries against the CBC Mission Commitments*; initial focus includes:
DRAFT Future Focus China/Korea Muslim – Central Asia Tool Focus – Galcom Africa – Rwanda? Honduras Quebec Aboriginal Canadians New Life Prison Ministry Unreached:
Key Things for the Future Increasing our support of local church development around the world Increasing the accountability of our relationship with missionaries (both ways) More engagement from the congregation in the work and lives of the missionaries we support Increase the resources we provide to missionaries More time in prayer for our missionaries – asking God to do amazing things
Prayer... For our missionaries serving the Lord For our church as we continue to engage in supporting missionaries For your involvement!
Short Term Missions Offering To be Supported Financially Tim and Kendra Wagler - Thailand, to help with childcare during a missionaries' conference Hannah Smith - Child Evangelism Fellowship - lead VBS and backyard Bible clubs in Ontario Marty Smith - Child Evangelism Fellowship - lead VBS and backyard Bible clubs in Ontario Tyson Kraul - Operation Mobilization - Moldova Doug Loveday - Burundi - pastoral training Hondouras Outreach Team Under Consideration for Financial Support Tom and Helen Froese - Haiti with Kids Alive Hannah Froese Sierra Leone with Rain Ministries Support Through Prayer Hans & Elly Timmerman - discipleship - Malawi