MINISTRIES

EVANGELISM MINISTRY:

OUR MISSION: evangelizing unbelievers to become saved and mature disciples of Jesus Christ [1] by training believers about evangelism and outreach, sending out believers to seek for unbelievers to receive God’s sacrificial love and reconcile with God, integrating new believers into our discipleship process, and regularly evaluating the evangelism and discipleship process for efficiency and effectiveness.

 

OUR VISION: evangelizing unbelievers locally and globally so they may become disciples of Jesus Christ, who will in turn make disciples. The evangelism ministry is an out-reach and in-reach ministry that purposes to accomplish the Great Commission locally and abroad by seeking and

 

[1] characteristics of a believer growing as a mature disciple: Clear evidence of growth in faith and knowledge of Jesus Christ; commitment to spiritual disciplines and practices that support and encourage faith development; evidence that the Fruit of the Spirit is emerging from their lives; sacrificing for Christ, His gospel, His people; reaching out in service and ministry to others in the church and the community; seeking to be faithful to the Great Commission and the Greatest Commandment (love God and neighbor); a generous heart toward God in their giving and use of their spiritual gifts; seeking first the kingdom of God; walking by the Spirit; living a sanctified life for God, etc. (Gal. 5:22-26; Heb. 12:2, 5-7; 5:12-14; John 15:16;  Acts 20:32;  James 1:2-4; Jude 1:20; 1 Cor. 3:2;  Matt. 6:10,33; 28:19-20; Col. 3:1-16; 2 Pet. 3:18).

influencing unchurched people or non-Christians for Christ, by inviting and bringing them into the church, and by helping them to begin a committed and vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ and with fellow believers in BBFC.

 

MINISTRY VERSE: Matthew 28:19-20  NIV “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,  20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”  

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CHRISTIAN EDUCATION MINISTRY: To promote life-long teaching, learning and application of Scripture in BBFC by accurately teaching the truth of God’s Word with relevance and applying the message of the Bible personally to people’s lives, and by regularly evaluating the hospitality ministry for efficiency and effectiveness.

 

MINISTRY VERSE: “The things which you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also” (NAU 2 Tim. 2:2).

 

HOSPITALITY MINISTRY: To provide a warm and genuine hospitality to BBFC’s members and guests for the glory of God by welcoming members and guests, helping recurring visitors and regular attendees in their transition from visitors to committed members ministering to others, and by regularly evaluating the hospitality ministry for efficiency and effectiveness.

 

Making every member and guest feel welcome and belonging to BBFC by eliminating barriers to visitors coming and returning to BBFC, decreasing the stress, anxiety, and confusion for visitors, and encouraging transformation from visitor to member.

 

MINISTRY VERSE: “Practice hospitality” (NIV Romans 12:13).

MEDIA MINISTRY:

 

MISSION: to utilize digital and electronic media effectively and efficiently as a worship and outreach tool to serve BBFC, by providing quality and creativity in visual, audio and staging, and by

  • Stirring up your God-given technical talents in meeting the spiritual needs of BBFC and people in distant places with excellence for God’s glory and edification of God’s people

 

MINISTRY VERSE: “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things” (NIV Philippians 4:8)

 

 

WORSHIP: to worship God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit in spirit and truth by doing the followings:

  • appointing skillful and Spirit-filled Christian musicians and worship leaders to engage BBFC in congregational singing of Christian hymns and songs

  • amplifying BBFC’s understanding of the theology and the practice of true and Spirit-filled worship of God

  • incorporating traditional and contemporary music and songs that beautifully attune blend and balance old and new styles and that maintain theological and doctrinal accuracy

  • and regularly evaluating the worship ministry for efficiency and effectiveness.

 

MINISTRY VERSE: “true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for such people the Father seeks to be His worshipers” (NAU John 4:23; 1 Chron. 15:19, 22).

 

 

SMALL GROUPS: Bethel’s Small-Group Ministry exists to foster spiritual growth through meaningful relationships, fellowship, discipleship, and community.

  • We work together to create a conducive environment that fosters spiritual growth and balance in our vertical relationship with God and our horizontal relationships with you.

  • We often do the followings: Learn and share;  Love and be loved; Know and be known; Serve and be served; Celebrate and be celebrated; Grown and encourage others to grow; Establish relationships, accountability and openness with one another.

  • We meet in the homes of church members [or in other strategic places] at least one evening each week (or every other week). If you are local, you are invited to come grow with us. Together, we can grow from spiritual infancy to spiritual maturity.

 

 

THE CHILDREN’S MINISTRY:

 

To touch children’s lives with God’s love and God’s Word by (1) laying a foundation that will keep children interested in learning (about God, God’s Words, the things of God), (2) worshipping God, (3) fellowshipping together, and (4) serving God.

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