Acts1:8 Challenge

Join the Illinois Acts 1:8 Network

JoinIn the last words of Jesus local churches have been challenged to take the gospel to four distinct mission fields; their Jerusalem (community), their Judea (state), their Samaria (nation) and the ends of the earth. IBSA is committed to helping churches develop a mission strategy that engages each of these locations.

Nearly 200 of our churches have accepted this challenge and have joined the Acts 1:8 Network which seeks to offer resources to help pastors and leaders take their mission ministry to the next level. Folow the link provided and sign-up to be apart of the Acts 1:8 network. By signing up you will receive our welcome pack with includes a copy of Nate Adams book, "The Acts 1:8 Challenge," a Acts 1:8 guide, and dress shirt bearing the Acts 1:8 logo. You will also begin receiving our Acts 1:8 Illinois newsletter which helps you locate other helpful resources and opportunities offered to Acts 1:8 Churches. For more information, please contact Mark Emerson.

Podcast: Developing your Acts 1:8 Missions Team

Acts One Eight podcastIn this episode Mark Emerson, IBSA Associate Executive Director, discusses the development of the church Acts 1:8 Mission Team with Dr. Jerry Day, IBSA Leadership Development Consultant, and Dr. Odis Weaver, Pastor of Friendship Baptist Church in Plainfield IL. The group discusses the function and form of the Missions Team and offers some guiding principles. Download the podcast now.

For more information about the Acts 1:8 Challenge contact:

Mark Emerson
Associate Executive Director, Church Resources Team
(217) 391-3136

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