- Because the lostness has never been greater
- Because God tells us to care about what He cares about
- Because untold millions still have not heard
"But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth." Acts 1:8 (ESV)
Josh and Amy Green, church planterS, Northern Colorado
Josh and Amy are planting Calvary Church in Severance, Colorado. Severance has grown from 3,500 in 2018 to over 8,000 people today. Calvary is the only evangelical church in the entire community. Less than 10% of the population in Northern Colorado has a connection to any evangelical church. Your gifts to Acts 1:8 help fund the Greens and assist with their church plant.
Scott and Kate Cope, church planters, Massachusetts
New England once boasted of preachers like Jonathan Edwards and Adoniram Jordan. Today, it is one of the most unchurched areas in the nation. In fact, Massachusetts is tied with New Hampshire as the least religious state in America. And the Boston metro area (of which Bedford is a part, is the second least Bible-minded city in the nation. Scott and Kate desire to plant a gospel-centered, healthy, and multiplying church in Beford, Mass.
Since 2005, Westwood Baptist Church has answered God’s call to carry the gospel to Ethiopia. Our vision of strengthening the indigenous churches continues to bear fruit as disciples are made, churches are planted and communities are encouraged. Each year teams from our church offer medical clinics, theological training, along with marriage and family teaching. As long as God continues to supply both human and financial resources to accomplish the task of making the gospel known, we will continue to obey His call to strengthen the churches of Ethiopia.
International Mission Board, SBC
The International Mission Board trains and supports over 3600 missionaries serving in places like, Mexico, Morocco, and Madagascar, Spain, Sudan, and Senegal. Fifty percent of the money we send to the SBC goes directly to the International Mission Board as well as a portion of the Acts 1:8 offering.
North American Mission Board, SBC
The North American Mission Board serves a diverse and complex region comprised of:
United States, Canada and U.S. territories of Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, which includes
363 million people, 350 languages, 14 religions, and over 273 million people who are still lost and in desperate need of a Savior. Your offerings to the Acts 1:8 Offering help support over 5000 missionaries serving in North America.
Refuge of Light
The Mission of Refuge of Light is to provide a safe haven, redemptive rescue and restoration of female victims of domestic minor sex trafficking through advocacy, awareness and holistic care.
Refuge of Light is a nonprofit organization that operates a safe home dedicated to the provision of physical, mental, and spiritual healing to girls, 10-17 years, victimized by ‘child sex trafficking’ within the United States
Living Alternatives of Palestine
Through the Acts 1:8 offering, we help women who are pregnant by offering them free Pregnancy tests, abortion education, and confidential support for those experiencing an unintended pregnancy.