Act Beyond

(formerly Mission to Unreached Peoples)

Our visions is that all Unreached People Groups (ethnê) will be reached and that Jesus’ Command to make disciples of all nations (ethnê) will be fulfilled. (Habakkuk 2:14; Luke 4:18-19; Matthew 24:14, 28:19-20; Revelation 5:9, 7:9)

We start church planting movements to transform unreached people groups–where obedient disciples make obedient disciples and reproducing churches start reproducing churches–who make Jesus known while transforming lives, relationships and communities.

So, Act Beyond exists to create church planting movements. A church planting movement is a fast growing network of churches that spreads the Gospel within a region and people group who have never heard the good news of Christ.

Beyond.org

  

Baptist General Convention of Texas

(Texas Baptists)

The Baptist General Convention of Texas encourages, facilitates and connects churches in their work to fulfill God’s mission of reconciling the world to himself.

We are a fellowship of transformational churches sacrificially giving ourselves to God’s redemptive purpose. Continually being transformed by the power of the Holy Spirit into the likeness of Christ, we join together to transform our communities and the world. Engaging culture, we reach people where they are for an encounter with Jesus Christ.

We are on mission with God to continue Jesus’ ministry of teaching, sharing the good news and meeting human needs through our churches, institutions and organizations. Our ministries reflect the heart of Jesus.

We share a vision of the world’s peoples coming to know Jesus Christ and becoming transformed in his image. As a fellowship of diverse churches, we advance the Kingdom in ways individual churches cannot do alone and we celebrate our unity in the larger body of Christ’s church. As local churches we are called to be the presence of Christ in the world.

We accomplish our work through individuals with diverse backgrounds who love Jesus Christ and his church. Lives, families, communities and nations are transformed as ordinary Christians take extraordinary steps of faith in obedience to God.

TexasBaptists.org

 

Baptist World Alliance

(BWA)     

We’re your network to the world: 221 Baptist associations, conventions, and unions, in 120 countries, with 41 million baptized believers.

"The world is bigger than you think - God is bigger than you know - God's call on your life is greater than you've understood."  Jesus' words to Simon in Luke 5:10 foreshadow the remainder of the big fisherman's life:  "Don't be afraid; from now on you will catch men."

What is the BWA?  The Baptist World Alliance is a fellowship of 214 Baptist conventions and unions comprising a membership of more than 37 million baptized believers.  The BWA unites Baptists worldwide, leads in world evangelism, responds to people in need, defends human rights, and promotes theological reflection.

A German named Johann Gerhard Oncken was baptized in 1834 and helped form a church in Hamburg.  He traveled across Europe, where state churches had effectively prevented "free church" expression to share the gospel.  When asked if he was a missionary, he responded, "Jeder Baptist ein Missionar." (Every Baptist is a missionary.)

The world.  Our God.  His call.  Let's get after it!

bwanet.org 

 

Collin Baptist Association 

(CBA)

We live for the day when every girl, boy, woman and man in Collin County experiences a living witness to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

God is able and willing to transform our community and the world. We believe our churches are uniquely positioned—in both resources and reach—for God to accomplish this transformation by His power as we stay rooted in prayer, dependent on His leading, and obedient to His Word.

CollinBaptist.com

 

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship

(CBA)

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is a fellowship of Baptist Christians and churches who share a passion for the Great Commission of Jesus Christ and a commitment to Baptist principles of faith and practice. Our understanding of Baptist faith and practice is expressed by our emphasis on freedom in biblical interpretation and congregational governance, the participation of women and men in all aspects of church leadership and Christian ministry and religious liberty for all people.

For more than twenty years, CBF has been driven by its mission to serve Christians and churches as they discover and fulfill their God-given mission. Our vision is to be a national and global community bearing witness to the gospel in partnership with Christians across the nation and around the world.

CBF consists of individuals, approximately 1,800 affiliated churches, regional fellowships and ministry partners seeking to be the presence of Christ. Based in Atlanta, CBF partners with 15 theological schools, 18 autonomous state and regional organizations and more than 150 ministry organizations worldwide, and has an annual budget of $12.4 million.

TheFellowship.info

 

Southern Baptist Convention

(SBC)

For almost 170 years, Southern Baptists have sought to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ to all people everywhere. The Southern Baptist Convention was formed with a Gospel vision. Its founding charter identifies its singular focus: ...for the purpose of eliciting, combining, and directing the energies of the Baptist denomination of Christians, for the propagation of the Gospel...

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) has grown to be a network of more than 50,000 cooperating churches and church-type missions banded together to make an impact of God's Kingdom. While no two Southern Baptist churches are alike, there are certain commonalities that bind Southern Baptists together, regardless of ethnicity, socio-economic status, language, or locale. What we offer here is an overview to help tell the story of what God is doing in and through the people called Southern Baptists.

www.sbc.org