Why are some Christians so involved in “missions?” The Church of God is a Global Church because we have a Global God. John Piper writes in his book “Let the Nations be Glad, “Missions is not the ultimate goal of the Church. Worship is. Missions exists because Worship doesn’t.”
God wants and deserves worship from people all over the earth, every tribe, people, language, and nation. However, there are billions of people around the world who don’t know the eternal, life-saving power of the Gospel. Five out of every six have never even heard the name of Jesus and will not hear about Jesus, unless a Christian changes their address to take the Gospel to them.
God has a heart for all people, millions don’t know him, and YOU have a part to play. New Heights Church is a Global Church because we have a Global God. Missions, taking the Gospel to those who don’t have access, is not Our Church’s idea or the World’s idea. It’s God’s plan since the beginning.
In our next post we will look at how God showed us His heart for the world in the Old Testament.