Presentation on theme: "Westside Bible Church Envisioning the future…. Why does Westside exist? It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists,"— Presentation transcript:
Why does Westside exist? It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers to prepare God’s people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up… …until we all become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ… …speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into him who is the Head, that is, Christ. From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work. Ephesians 4:11-16
Why does Westside exist? To Be the Hands and Feet of Jesus in this dying world.
Why does Westside exist? Serve For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. Mark 10:45
Why does Westside exist? Serving Together To Impact Our World for Jesus
Five Purposes of the Church: Great Commandment- ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ Luke 10:27 Great Commission- Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 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, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.” Matthew 28:18-20
Five Purposes of the Church: Worship Ministry (meeting needs, healing hurts) Evangelism Discipleship Fellowship
How are we doing? Questionnaire Your input is invaluable (body of Christ) Your input will help shape the future direction of the Church