We Are An Acts 1:8 Church

Acts 1:8

     But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem (your church/community), and in all Judea (your association), and in Samaria (your state), and unto the uttermost part of the earth (your nation and world).

The Acts 1:8 Challenge

          The Acts 1:8 challenge is and opportunity for SBC churches to register their commitment to a comprehensive missions strategy in their community (Jerusalem), association (Judea), state (Samaria), country and the world (end of the earth). Registering your church invites the International Mission Board, North American Mission Board, State Conventions and Associations to partner with you to turn your church into a world-wide mission center.

How to Register Your Church

1. Go Online.

Type in: http://www.actsone8.com

Scroll down to: Register your church and click on more.

Follow the steps.

If you have trouble or wish to register by phone 

2. Phone

1-800-4-ACTS518 or 1-800-422-8718

WE ARE AN ACTS 1:8 CHURCH

Jerusalem

This mission field is my church and community

Ministry

o       30% of the youth/adults of your church in ministry


Evangelism

o       15% of your Sunday School attendance for baptism

Worship

o       15% more in worship than previous year


                                             Discipleship

o       15% more in Sunday School than previous year

Fellowship

o       10% increase in Church receipts than previous year

Judea

This mission field is my association

Ministry

o       This number of church members volunteered in ministry at:


__Hospitality House                  __Rusk Visitor's Center

__Disaster Relief                     __Baptist Student Ministries

__Other Assoc. Ministries.

Evangelism

o       Participated in associational evangelism ministry such as Evangelism Conference, Crusade, Witness training Faith

Worship

o       Participated in association music and prayer ministry

Discipleship

o       Participated in associational training event, Sunday School, Discipleship

Fellowship

o       Increase your giving to the association

Samaria

This mission field is Texas

Ministry

o       Leadership promote and participate in state missions project.

Evangelism

o       Leadership promote and attend state training event.

Worship

o       Leadership promote and attend annual state convention.

Discipleship

o       Leadership promote and attend state training event.

Fellowship

o       Increase your State Missions Offering by 3% over previous year.



The World
This mission field encompasses all People Groups in my Nation and World


Ministry

o       This number of church members volunteered in mission projects:


__Durango,
Mexico          __Pomak people, Greece
__Alaska                      __Ohio
__China                       __Other

Evangelism

o       Participate in evangelism effort cross-culturally.
Worship

o       Leadership lead in cross-cultural worship service.
Discipleship

o       Participate in a mission training event.
Fellowship

o       Increase your giving over previous year in:
__Lottie Moon, __Annie Armstrong __Cooperative Program

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