Bude Church of God
Pastor Daniel Smith, B.S., M.Div., S.T.M., D.Min.
We Believe That The:
Biblical Purpose of the Church: Is to worship God in all we do.
"Worship" comes from the Scottish term which means, "worth ship."
1. An encounter with God.
2. An exhortation of God's glory.
Biblical Mission of the Church: Is to preach the message that Jesus saves.
Luke 4:18-19--The Great Mission
Acts 26:14-19--The Mission for Ministry
The Gospel is:
1. Jesus was born of the Virgin Mary.
2. Jesus is the incarnate Son of God.
3. Jesus died to save all mankind.
4. Jesus was resurrected to bring life to all mankind.
5. Jesus is coming again.
Biblical Goal of the Church: Is to make Disciples of Christ.
Matthew 28:18-20; Mark 16:14-18; Luke 24:44-49; John 20:19-23;
Acts 1:4-8--The Great Commission Passages
Ephesians 4:11-16--Instructions To Train, Equip, and Serve.
Biblical Vision of the Church: Is to produce fruit.
John 15:1-8--The Fruit of Lost Souls
Mark 1:4-8--The Purpose of Sowing Seed (God's Word).
"The purpose of a tree is not to produce fruit, but to produce another